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What temperature do you set your Thermostat ?


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Poll: What temperature do you set your Thermostat ? (125 member(s) have cast votes)

What temperature do you set your Thermostat ?

  1. Less than 68 (50 votes [39.06%])

    Percentage of vote: 39.06%

  2. 69 - 70 (34 votes [26.56%])

    Percentage of vote: 26.56%

  3. 71-72 (27 votes [21.09%])

    Percentage of vote: 21.09%

  4. 73-74 (7 votes [5.47%])

    Percentage of vote: 5.47%

  5. 75-76 (6 votes [4.69%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.69%

  6. 77-78 (1 votes [0.78%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.78%

  7. Greater than 79 (3 votes [2.34%])

    Percentage of vote: 2.34%

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#1 bargain  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:45 am

What temperature do you set your Thermostat ?

#2 bayhaysay  OFFLINE  

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:46 am

Ours is at 68 during the day 70 at night.
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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:47 am

It stays right around 76 most of the time. I live in Florida and like it warm! LOL

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:50 am

My house was so cold every morning that I thought my furnace wasn't working, so I kicked the heat up to 75. It was hot in here, but it was not cold in the morning. Then I recieved my bill and my actual amount spent was way over $200, so I turned it back down to around 70.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:51 am

I like to keep our's at 68 all of the time, girlfriend likes to keep our's at 72 all of the time. It's a war that neither of us will ever win. Right now it's about 33 here in PA

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:51 am

we usually keep it around 68-70.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 8:06 am

I like to sleep with it around 66-67, but my husband doesn't like blankets and kicks it to 72--I turn it down when I see it and he turns it right back up--it would be funny if it weren't so pathetic. During the day I keep it at 70, but he's not home.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 8:09 am

During the day when I'm working around the house I keep it at 68, when the sun goes down I kick it up to 70 then at bedtime it kicks down to 60 downstairs. The upstairs is turned off all day and comes on about 9PM at 65.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 8:11 am

I turn the bathroom up to 70 if I'm taking a shower, then turn it down when I'm done. I keep the main one set to the middle of the dial (doesn't have numbers) for a few hours during the day to warm up, then turn it down again.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 8:12 am

ours tends to stay around 72
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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 8:28 am

68-70

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 8:29 am

around 65 during the day and 62 or less at night. I like being warm, but I am out voted. I like my blanket!!

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 11:39 am

ours is set around 65. but then our house doesn't get below like 69-70 so the gas heat doesn't kick on.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 11:48 am

We have radiant floor heat that's heated by a wood burning boiler outside so our house is a balmy 85. Our shop area is 80 and I get cold!

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 12:10 pm

I really like my digital thermostat especially this time of year. It goes to 67 about 20 minutes before I get out of bed, then it goes down to 64 when everyone has left for the day. Comes back to 67 shortly before the first child arrives home from school and then goes back down to 64 while we are asleep.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 2:01 pm

NORMALLY 68.... But we have no working furnace right now...so its about 40 in here with space heaters.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 2:15 pm

I keep mine on about 75. I'm always freezing so, during the day when everyone is gone, sometimes I turn it up more!

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 4:36 pm

DD keeps ours set at 71 in the winter and 79 in the summer. I'm always cold, I think I have the coldest room in the house but no place to put a space heater in here. When we had the ice a couple of weeks ago and down in the teens, I was about to start begging her to let us turn the heat up for a couple of days, but we made it through that cold snap. It did get turned up for a few days but the electric bill skyrocketed, so we leave it chilly in here now and just bundle up.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 5:03 pm

After receiving our first bill of the heating season, I've turned it down from 68-70 to 65. Our bill tripled from October/November (~$120) to (~$360) for November/December. And it ain't even got cold yet. January/February are out coldest months. I've banned all cooking with the gas oven, and only essentials will be dried in our gas dryer.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 5:34 pm

I used to set ours at 72, but with all the news about heating gas skyrocketing I have set it this year at 66 degrees on the coldest days and 65 on the warmers. Now occassionally the youngest will get a hair up her but and get a chair and change it. One day she had it up to 78 degrees, I thought there was a fire or something as it was much warmer than usual. kids :fryingpan

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 5:34 pm

I liked mine at 72 or higher until I had to pay the bill. Now it's at 62 for workday and night to sleep. We "splurge" and turn it up to 66 in the evening.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 5:34 pm

We keep it 68 during the day, 66 at night...might have to lower it at night now that I saw a giant bill:eyepoppin

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 6:37 pm

We usually keep our house 68-72 year round. Our furnace is electric, so we won't have an increased bill, so this year it will probably be the same.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 7:52 pm

Thermostat is turned off at the moment and the windows open. when it is on though (a/c) is set at 72.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 9:20 pm

58-62 during the winter, and about 84-85 when I'm home, 88 when I'm not during the summer. I hate high energy bills. Highest gas $25 highest electric (ac) $50. Every year the price goes up, and my thermostat goes down lol.

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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 9:50 pm

When I'm home alone, I tend to turn the heater off or wayyyy down. In the summer I try to keep it just barely comfortable except when it's bed time. I have to comfortable to sleep.
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Posted Dec 22, 2005 - 9:59 pm

We have a monitor heater in our house so we set ours to 68 during the day and 66 at night. It is chilly for me so I wear extra clothing in the house during the day and evening.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 5:40 am

My hubby won't let it go higher than 68! I keep a warming lap blanket on me while I am at the computer - but my hands are like ICE CUBES! Brrrrrrrrrrrr!

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:45 am

My kids' rooms stay colder than the rest of the house. So I have to keep ours around 72. We are going to have to close some vents & stuff to get it adjusted right. If it wasn't for the kids...we would keep it around 68-70.

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Posted Dec 23, 2005 - 6:54 am

I have a programable thermostat. Keep it at 63 from 1130pm-630am (sleeping) and 830am-500pm(working). Keep it at 69 from 630am-830am(waking hours) and 500pm-1130pm(when I am home from work)




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