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"I see you dropped the size of one furnace in HALF, I have a feeling it's not the 1st…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 10 to Home Performance is Failing - let's turn that around?

11 Jan 16
Reply by Nate Adams

"I'm also surprised how often you pull gas meters and install heat pumps, even in a n…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 10 to Home Performance is Failing - let's turn that around?

11 Jan 16
Reply by Nate Adams

"Cool chart!! Love the blower test data. I don't own a blower door, but had the utili…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 10 to Home Performance is Failing - let's turn that around?

11 Jan 16
Reply by Nate Adams

"Understand that in the USA we aren't paying full price for energy on our utility bil…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 10 to Home Performance is Failing - let's turn that around?

11 Jan 16
Reply by Nate Adams

"Unless the builder did a really crappy job with the house or it has an unusual load,…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 3, 2016 to Manual J online

13 Nov 3, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

"Be sure the size that you ACCURATELY calculate actually gets installed. Often contra…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 23, 2016 to Manual J online

13 Nov 3, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

"I see fixed monthly grid charges continuing to increase while cost per therm/kwh/gal…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 25, 2016 to Poll: How confident do you feel about the future of home performance?

8 Aug 25, 2016
Reply by Luke Langhals

"Energy Star Test Room"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 3, 2016 to Real World Ceiling Fan CFM

3 Jul 3, 2016
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Utilities are starting to "catch on" to the "green movement" and are increasing the…"

Bob Blanchette replied May 12, 2016 to No Utility Homes, Are we ready to start building Homes that are not connected to traditional utilities ?

11 May 24, 2016
Reply by R Higgins

"I'd run the bathroom heater on a timer. Homeowner will want a "boost" of heat in the…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 3, 2016 to Baseboard Hydronic Heater with Thermostat & Pump?

24 Feb 3, 2016
Reply by Bob Blanchette

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Seeking Innovation in Roofing Systems

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The Ryerson University and University of Toronto team topped the …

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Connecting the Dots: Real Estate and Home Performance

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