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"Ventilators must be a northern thing. Never see them in Oklahoma."

Bob Blanchette replied May 14 to The (Small) Cost of Ventilation Without Recovery

6 May 22
Reply by Rick Karg

"Why is B vent OK for standard tank water heaters but not the Marey? 80% and natural…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 16 to Marey Tankless Water Heaters

4 Apr 16
Reply by Alvin J

"Some power companies are going to this business model, especially for large commerci…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 21 to How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

39 Apr 8
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"The bigger problem is taxpayers/government provides heavy subsidies to keep utility…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 16 to How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

39 Apr 8
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"That hail was much larger than 1". 3-4" is more like it. You see the size if the hol…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"The biggest issue is rental houses don't get fixed. When they do landlords are looki…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19 to Utility death spiral = higher taxes? Perhaps...

9 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Are there any panels that can withstand some hail damage? That's would would kill th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Below 80F? Maybe on some of the newer 95%+ condensing furnaces. Older 90% models are…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"You would think there would be more than 33 cents difference in the delivery fee sin…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"Condensing furnaces are somewhat "forced" to be at least 90%, otherwise the flue gas…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

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