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Old 12-11-2007, 11:54 AM
Jumbo Jim
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Default Estimating electricity usage based on heat output?



I'm just wondering how I can go about estimating electricity usage
based on output of heaters... suggestions?
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Old 12-11-2007, 12:58 PM
N:dlzc D:aol T:com \(dlzc\)
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Dear Jumbo Jim:

"Jumbo Jim" <no@nospam> wrote in message
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How do you measure the output of your heaters? That is a
non-trivial exercise. It is usually much simpler to measure
current being fed to the heaters...

David A. Smith


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Old 12-11-2007, 12:58 PM
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Dear Jumbo Jim:

"Jumbo Jim" <no@nospam> wrote in message
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How do you measure the output of your heaters? That is a
non-trivial exercise. It is usually much simpler to measure
current being fed to the heaters...

David A. Smith


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