i am getting flack for my thermostat setting

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  1. backdoorchicken

    backdoorchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    is 60°/65° too cold?

    if it was 65° outside it would be called spring. i say save the energy and put on a sweater.
     
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

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    We have the thermostat in the basement set at 60. We have a wood stove on the main floor. When the fan kicks on it circulates the warm air from the main floor to the basement.

    So no, 60/65 is not too low.
     
  3. backdoorchicken

    backdoorchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i knew it. she just does not like getting out of bed.
     
  4. SarahFair

    SarahFair Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im cold if the house is set at 71 and I have a hoodie on [​IMG]

    Im cold all the time though (except when I sleep.. then I sweat!)
    I would probly freeze in your house [​IMG]


    But I guess it depends on climate, body type, amount of clothing, and temp outside
     
  5. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most women are generally colder than men, it's a metabolism thingie.

    Make her happy, turn it up a few more degrees - compromise feels warm! [​IMG]
     
  6. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    We have the opposite problem. ken sets it to 74 in the morning and I am roasting!!!!
     
  7. backdoorchicken

    backdoorchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:she is tiny and yes, always cold. even in july.
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Just wait. In her 50's, she'll always be too hot. It's my DH who is always complaining about being cold, not me.
     
  9. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There ya go... different heat needs!

    Hope you find your sweet spot, it's not fun to freeze nor to roast [​IMG]
     
  10. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We have a masonry heater which keeps the main area of the house warm most of the time. I sleep on a heated water bed. Aaaaah! Does that feel good on a cold night! [​IMG]


    We keep the thermostat at 65 overnight and during the day when no one is home. When I get up in the AM I push it up to 68. After we get ready to leave it goes back down.

    When I get home I usually go to 66-67 until I go to bed. No, we don't have a timer, our schedules flucuate too much. Let's see what happens when DH is home all day! [​IMG]




    Forgot to say - I am tiny too, I am wearing a Tshirt, a turtle neck a sweater and a windbreaker. in the kitchen! [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2009

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