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"Looks like you found your problem, shorted capacitor."

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 19, 2013 to Troubleshooting a Furnace Blower

12 Jan 5
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"I'm thinking your static reading may be off, are you testing below or above the A-co…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 19, 2013 to Troubleshooting a Furnace Blower

12 Jan 5
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"For doing a BTU/temp rise test on my furnace should the meter dials register be used…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 19, 2013 to Gas meter "constant" charge.

5 Dec 19, 2013
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"For propane figure about 20-25k per burner rated input. Varies some form unit to uni…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 5, 2013 to Combustion Furnace BTU output

9 Dec 6, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

"We'll see. The more a local utility can curb peak use the longer they can delay buil…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 18, 2013 to Should Homeowners with PV Get Paid Retail or Wholesale Prices for their Excess Electricity?

24 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Some are going to ducted systems. Ductwork is VERY short with ultra low static press…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 18, 2013 to Disguising Ductless Heat Pump Units

11 Aug 22
Reply by Hal Skinner

"Realize there is more markup on electricity for commercial customers than residentia…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 17, 2013 to Should Homeowners with PV Get Paid Retail or Wholesale Prices for their Excess Electricity?

24 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Variable peak pricing for electric service is taking care of that afternoon peak cha…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 17, 2013 to Should Homeowners with PV Get Paid Retail or Wholesale Prices for their Excess Electricity?

24 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"There already is a fixed cost on most utilities built in. It's called the customer/m…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 17, 2013 to Should Homeowners with PV Get Paid Retail or Wholesale Prices for their Excess Electricity?

24 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Not saying we don't need any heat in the 40's, but heat loss is relatively low. Once…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 9, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

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