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"When it costs the same price as 2 separate systems there is no juice regardless of h…"

Bob Blanchette replied 21 hours ago to Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

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"Why not get 2 systems if it's the same price? Furnaces are mass produced keeping cos…"

Bob Blanchette replied on Thursday to Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

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"For the same price I'd keep the appliances separate. Once you go to condensing units…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 26 to Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

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"I've done this with a conventional water heater. Works well except for design temp m…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 24 to Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

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"OG&E actually increased our off peak rate to 6 cents per KWH August 1st. On peak…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 3 to Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

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"You live in a VERY different climate than I do. Whole house fan would be used 2 mont…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 3 to Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

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"When outdoor conditions permit you could bring in outdoor air through the HVAC syste…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 2 to Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

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"6,000 CFM at what static pressure? CFM ratings are worthless unless static pressure…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 2 to Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

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"I'm with you on the small local shading as shown in the study, don't think it makes…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 17 to Condenser placement effect on efficiency

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"The issues is you size for PEAK, not AVERAGE conditions. This will vary by location,…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jun 14 to Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

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