EcoRenovator  

Go Back   EcoRenovator > Improvements > Conservation
Advanced Search
 


Blog 60+ Home Energy Saving Tips Recent Posts Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 05-28-23, 12:52 PM   #1
Xringer
Lex Parsimoniae
 
Xringer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Woburn, MA
Posts: 4,918
Thanks: 114
Thanked 250 Times in 230 Posts
Default 13 years & 7 months later. Reduce Sanyo power use?

13 years, 7 months (approx) after installing this Sanyo mini-split, I've decided the Crankcase heater is wasting too much power on cool spring days & mild summer nights.
Not sure when it comes on, but it might be around 50F.
It's 86F now, and in the morning it will drop to 44F.

Now that power cost is 30 cents per KWh, I'm noticing all the power being used this spring when no heat or cooling was needed. The heater connection could be unplugged during mild weather. (upper left of diagram) Or, I could add on a toggle switch to made it easier to switch on or off as needed.
Anyone have any pros or cons?


__________________
My hobby is installing & trying to repair mini-splits
EPA 608 Type 1 Technician Certification ~ 5 lbs or less..
Xringer is offline   Reply With Quote
 


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:01 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Ad Management by RedTyger
Inactive Reminders By Icora Web Design