reply to cowboyro
Re: Stupidest story of the year
said by cowboyro:Or you could be like me and have numerous computer devices running when you are not home; i.e.: the x86 pfsense box in my basement, the custom built dual qam, dual ota tuner media center (connected to a hava box and Dish ViP722), the file server with multiple hdds... said by RickNY: said by cowboyro:
One simply can't tell the difference between a place where owners are at home and a place where they aren't from the average use in 3-5 min intervals.
Don't be so sure... The regular spikes are the fridge cycling.. Can you tell when I was home and when I wasn't?
No... There are many things that can produce such a pattern. Hot tub, electric water heater, HVAC blower, radiant floor heater...
Then there is the water heater and heat that runs off the oil burner...
Eh, this doesn't seem practical.