29 Oct '13, 11pm

Honewell ventilation system #green

Hi - I did ask this question on a blog with a bunch of old posts - so I am not sure if it will be seen. Hoping someone here can help. I just moved into a 2 year old 3000 square foot house in the Sacramento, CA area. As you know, the summers are hot and dry.. and the winters can get chilly (but not that bad). The ventilation system the builder installed has seperate duct system - but it uses the AC blower to move the air. I'm not sure what kind of system it is - but I do know it is a Honeywell. I believe it is one of these: http://www.forwardthinking.honeywell.com/related_links/ventilation/y8150... The problem I am experiencing (and it was kind of alluded to in the posts) is that the darn thing runs constantly... probably 12 hours a day and uses a ton of energy. No lie - about half my energy use is from this system. My wife, me and my 5 month old son live in this house... 2...

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