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interesting comparison this winter

Tim_41 Member Posts: 153
We did a house for a customer and a burnham atmosperic lp boiler was installed with baseboard around 8 years ago. He just build a new house right next to it and I installed a Vitodens 200 with panel rads and TRV's (homeruns to each). Obviously I am comparing fuel consumption and comfort, but is there anything else you guys might be looking at?
Both house are within 100 sqft of each other.
Thanks for any input.


  • Brad White_202
    Brad White_202 Member Posts: 105
    Electrical consumption

    comes to mind, anything from a baseline of kWH used in the non-heating season before the appliances were installed.
  • jp_2
    jp_2 Member Posts: 1,935
    Oh the variables.......

    lets start by saying hopefully building practices over the last 8 yr have improved a bit.

    then you have total window areas

    hopefully this house is better insulated than the last?

    northwestern window area?

    how about dryer usage? run a dryer 30 minutes a day, that's a lot of air that gets pulled from the frozen outdoors?

    and maybe those dang kids keep leaving the door ajar? more air infiltration.

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