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I have a older Carrier heat pump, model 38YKC060. Does anyone know how cold it will continue to work at?

I have a EcoBee 3 thermostat. It lets you set everything. I don't know what temps I should set the strip heaters to come on at. Can anyone help? It's down in the low 20's and when the heat pump comes on, it's blowing nothing but cold air. I understand it needs strip help, but I don't know when to set them to come on. Any help would be great.

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Heat pumps are of little or no value at temps around 40 degrees or below. And if you use the strips it will cost a small fortune if you have relatively high electric rates as most folks do.

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