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Old 10-20-2011, 03:36 AM   #29
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Using a float switch to turn a pump off

"But I wonder what the percentage is for boats that have A/C running with no one onboard?"

IN FL or the rest of the south in summer , I would assume 100% of the liveaboards that can pay for the electric.


Remember HEAT is way different from cooling.


A heater can easily pump air that is 150+ deg warmer than the cabin , so the response is rapid.


Most air cond will deliver air that is 35 deg or so , which takes way longer to effect the cabin temperature. 100F inside -35 F is only half the effect of heat.

-- Edited by FF on Thursday 20th of October 2011 04:40:57 AM
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