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Bob Blanchette replied Mar 30 to Marey Tankless Water Heaters

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"ECM could be the way to go. At $250 it does have a long payback though. The use of a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 20 to Electrical Efficiency for Gas Furnaces.

2 Mar 20
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"Good find, explains why 65 was always used as a "compromise" base temp. Base temp va…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 15 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
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"Comfort with the smaller system is MUCH better, and that was my primary reason for d…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 11 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"I don't doubt that a 90% furnace wastes less heat than a 80%. Going from a 4" double…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 11 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"That is the $1M question. 10% is such a small savings it's difficult to detect. Part…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 10 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"Agreed, it looks as if the "more efficient" furnace is a farce."

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 10 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
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"Home performance in the USA has been put on the back burner due to government subsid…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 9 to I say to-may-toes and you say to-mah-toes

6 Mar 15
Reply by Bud Poll

"I'm convinced that the new furnace is the more efficient 'box'. Flue on the old furn…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 9 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"One more, this time use is LOWER than mine. Last 12: $485.23/35.797 DTH (46% less th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 8 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
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