Re: [Electronics_101] "a specific fan and motor combination in mind"
- On 1/27/2013 9:45 PM, Gooey wrote:
> OK, I guess I didn't phrase the question quite as nicely and precisely asThe next step in deciding whether to run the fan at a low or high speed
> "Does increasing the speed of my fireplace blower fan result in higher
> Electric use/KWH billing from the power company."
> I appreciate that it might not be a linear relationship. And the Reponses
> offering graphs are helpful.
> And, no specifics on the 110VAC motor involved as it's 'buried' in the
> fireplace insert and too hot to handle 'till the weather warms up ;)
> What I got from the responses thus far is that it will cost me more to run
> it at High Speed than Low Speed - absent some unique motor, of course.
is to measure the power consumption at various speeds. A KIllawatt is
designed for measuring the power consumption of 115 volt AC appliances.
The other Howard