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RE: Somebody stop me

Who did the energy audit? 

My bill was 300 and some odd dollars, and lately no one has been around
here, so the thermostat is set at 55 with a couple hours per day at 60....

This isn't an old house nor huge, it's brick with plenty of insulation. 


> -----Original Message-----
> We had an energy audit a couple of yrs ago and found our home very
> efficient
> except during the summer and the air conditioner was not the user but
> instead
> the dehumidifier.   I had not a clue.  Our Dec 05 avg daily gas costs were
> $6.35 or 47.3% higher than last year & the avg daily temp was 9 deg colder
> than
> last year.   Our elec & gas is one statement but usage & cost is
> separated.
> Our Dec 05 avg elec cost per day is $3.24 which is actually 10.5% cheaper
> than
> Dec 04.   We had exterior Christmas lights aplenty.
>      We have about 3000 sq ft, 2 X 6 construction and for 34 days our
> total
> utility cost was $326.15.   We always have the cheapest costs on our
> circle.
> Several of them will be db our cost.   Beginning Jan 1 taxes will not be
> chgd
> for utilities.   That would reduce this bill $6.40.   Expensive to live in
> your own home & on a fixed income.
>      Is anyone wrestling with the Medicare insurance issue?   Deere, my
> employer, provides my coverage and am so glad I do not need to make a
> choice
> however I am concerned they may decide not to at a later date and then I
> will be
> reqd to pay the penalty.   My holiday job which will end in a couple more
> weeks
> is at a Pharmacy/Hallmark business and today was a rough day for the
> pharmacy
> group.   Medicare systems were down and this is the 1st day for usage.
> The
> owners, both pharmacist, are working with customers trying to help them
> decide
> on their best choice and many who had decided waited to use their
> insurance
> today.
>      Gardening is necesarry to keep our spirits up.
>           Ceres
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