Approx gas usage of a heater


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Old 03-08-13, 09:43 AM
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Approx gas usage of a heater

Yoga room at wifeys gym has a small wall mount NG heater. This model....Wall Heater | World Marketing of America, Inc.

Yoga instructor leaves it on all the time at a setting of 2 out of 5 and then turns it up during her classes. Assuming it's putting out about 4K btu...can anyone easily tell me about how much gas it's using per month?

Owners bill was over $200 last month even though she only runs the big units downstairs for maybe 10 min at the start of her other classes throughout the day, just to take the chill off. On sunny days sometimes not even that after the early morning classes.

Oh...no issues with air quality upstairs... Giant old single pane DH windows and the place leaks like a sieve.
 
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Old 03-08-13, 10:22 AM
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Well there is a 10,20,and 30k model.....

If they were run on high 24/7 I assume it would burn the rating per hour.

Best bet is to clock the meter when that appliance is the only item running....


http://www.worldmkting.com/sites/def...208-GWD308.pdf
 
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Old 03-08-13, 10:27 AM
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It's the 10K model...thats why I guess at 4K. I don't even know what clock the meter means...lol. Not sure I want to spend the time down there unless you can do it in a few minutes.
 
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Old 03-08-13, 10:31 AM
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Geez, my NG bill is never $200 even in the coldest winter and I have the furnace, WH and dryer all using gas.
 
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Old 03-08-13, 10:58 AM
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mitch...thats why I'm trying to help a bit. My wife likes the house warm and we're never even close to $200 either. I'm sure she's paying commercial rate...but still.
 
 

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