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Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?

I recently ran across a situation where a 40 gallon electric water heater was cycling on and off every five minutes or so. While monitoring…

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Can anyone suggest a good and easy to use program for load calculation please . Has anyone used EMS HVAC load calculator? Thank you.

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Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?

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What is the best energy auditing software?

Hi:   I have been using TREAT software to do my energy auditing reports. While this software is a powerful tool, its seems that it is desig…

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