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[aprssig] 3' snow emergency (generators)

Richard Amirault ramirault at verizon.net
Tue Feb 9 01:05:47 UTC 2010


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bob Bruninga "

> Lets see, a house without power is say about 1 ohm or less (since every 
> thermostat in the house eventually closes).  Parallel that with about 100 
> more houses in my neighborhood and we are talking about maybe 0.01 ohm.

What has thermostats got to do with it? Thermostats for house heating are 
not connected across 110 vac but use low voltage instead. Yes, a thermostat 
for a portable heater would be at 110 vac but not everyone has those.

Richard Amirault
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