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I think most of us will want it warm when we're skinny 87 year olds. If we make it. OTOH, she barely needs A/C in summer ;-)
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I would have to spend a lot of money on air conditioning all year round to do this (referring to 55/60 in my post). :-)


I agree with alstromeria that if I make it to 87 I will probably want it warmer, but probably not 75F in the winter. I remember my grandfather living in a trailer in Florida with little to no air conditioning AND wearing a sweater in the summer. I just about died when I visited him.

I will NEVER live where it is as hot as Phoenix. I have time-of-use and put my air conditioning down to 72F most of the time in the summer, but from 3pm to 8pm M-F non-holidays I don't use air conditioning (or other high use appliances), only a single overhead fan. It has gotten as hot as 82F inside by about 6pm. But those few hours of discomfort mean that I pay about $110 for electric for the hottest month. Of course I also live in Georgia where we have some very cheap energy because of nuclear (and maybe hydro?).

Art is right. I should live in Vermont. My family is in the South so that is not likely to happen.
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