Smaller Living Includes Smaller Heating and Cooling Bills

I set our thermostat on 72 when I go to bed, and the A/C device runs all evening long, and my other brother thinks that Jim doesn’t go upstairs honestly often, so he is able to keep the upstairs thermostat set quite high in the Summer and quite low in the winter, which I believe makes sense

Just a couple of years ago, our oldest living brother decided to sell the beach house he had lived in with his wife and son, however his wife died of cancer a few years before that, and his kid is grown and living on his own. Everyone expected him to buy a smaller house, which is what older people do, right? A smaller beach house is easier to clean, has lower property taxes, and is less costly for heating and cooling, but Jim surprised most people when he decided to go out and buy this humongous house, but it is over 5000 square feet and has almost an acre of property and a pool in the backyard, and there are 2 zones in his Heating and A/C with zone control, and he has a heating system for the pool. I can’t even imagine what his heating and cooling bills are enjoy each week, not to mention the costs associated with getting the yard work done and keeping the pool up and running with the right chemicals and such, but smaller living means smaller heating and cooling bills, but he seemed to not care at all… Personally, I live in a 1000 square foot townhouse, and I dread our A/C bill every week of summer. I set our thermostat on 72 when I go to bed, and the A/C device runs all evening long, and my other brother thinks that Jim doesn’t go upstairs honestly often, so he is able to keep the upstairs thermostat set quite high in the Summer and quite low in the winter, which I believe makes sense. But here’s our question. If you are not going to go upstairs, why buy such a sizable beach house in the first locale?

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