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Baseboard heater when they are on they are highest current draw

Baseboard heater when they are on they are highest current draw

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Old 02-05-13, 10:42 AM
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Question Baseboard heater when they are on they are highest current draw

I was told befor that 'Baseboard heaters are either off or on. When they are on, they are at highest current draw and when they are off there is no current draw. Turning the thermostat very high does not draw any more current than their normal cycle.'

So, it does not save us any money if we choose to set thermostat in the middle setting instead highest setting?
 
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Old 02-05-13, 11:03 AM
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The lower you set the temperature, the less electricity you'll use for heating.
 
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Old 02-05-13, 11:10 AM
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Thermostat

The thermostat setting determines how long the heaters remain on and how many kilowatt hours are used.
 
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