[vcf-midatlantic] VCF Repair workshops and keeping the costs of HVAC down

Jonathan Chapman lists at glitchwrks.com
Wed May 11 12:46:46 UTC 2022

I'd shut the heat off and left the doors open during VCF East, not sure if it was turned back on at some point during the event. Figured with the nice weather, there was no sense in burning gas! Is that acceptable for when the weather is nice?


------- Original Message -------
On Wednesday, May 11th, 2022 at 08:43, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> VCF makes use of the Makerspace and classroom in 9059 during our repair
> workshops.
> CDL just cut the checks to cover the first quarter gas bills for their
> Makerspace (per the IA lease agreement). The total came to $932.00. The
> cost per therm has gone up.
> During workshops, we need to keep the exterior doors closed to keep the
> heat and A/C in the building.
> How we can help: not allowing the doors to be held open for extended
> periods of time. Moving things in and out is fine, but keeping it open for
> extended periods of time increases the HVAC costs.
> Thank you for your cooperation.
> =========================================
> Jeff Brace
> VCF National Board Member Chairman & Vice President
> Vintage Computer Festival East Showrunner
> Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> https://vcfed.org/ http://www.vcfed.org/
> jeffrey at vcfed.org

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