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Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces

OSHA’s new rule designed to protect workers in confined spaces takes effect on August 3rd, 2015. Routine tasks like installing spray-foam i…

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Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?

I searched and searched and searched yesterday for an answer to the question "Does altitude affect AFUE?" but did not come up with any defi…

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Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces

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Whole-house Ductless Mini-split install costs

Something I've been working on for a few months now is trying to get a reasonable cost range for a whole-house ductless mini-split heat pum…

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Duct blaster with asbestos?

I'd like to know if BPI has banned the use of the duct blaster in the presence of asbestos ductwork. Is this the case? If there is any docu…

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Getting the Real Estate Market to Value Green Homes

A recent article in The Washington Post, "How to get the real estate market to properly value green homes," shares how DOE, through its new…

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
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