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"That was the point of starting the discussion, to have somebody smarter than I am to…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 15, 2014 to Comparing energy cost break even points

11 Feb 28, 2014
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"Furnace is not a mod unit, just a basic 44k 90% single stage. I don't think you can…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 15, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"Oklahoma City would be the closest major city. I never realized a 10 degree differen…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 14, 2014 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15, 2014
Reply by Steve Waclo

"I'm personally done buying CFL's. The Price of LED has finally fallen enough that th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 9, 2014 to The growing need for lighting auditors

15 Jan 10
Reply by Don Fitchett

"Fixtures are an entirely different comparison. Love the LED fixtures, they can be op…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 9, 2014 to The growing need for lighting auditors

15 Jan 10
Reply by Don Fitchett

"LED 1/2 the energy use of CFL? I haven't seen that much difference in the LED's avai…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 9, 2014 to The growing need for lighting auditors

15 Jan 10
Reply by Don Fitchett

"TOU pricing is here, our utility is most interested in reducing AC demand in summer.…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 31, 2014 to Google Nest Acquisition- Where the Home Energy Market is Going

16 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Tom DelConte

"The Nest has some major technical flaws, especially for heat pump systems. 1: No abi…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 25, 2014 to Google Nest Acquisition- Where the Home Energy Market is Going

16 Feb 7, 2014
Reply by Tom DelConte

"If I'm reading that right the 14,200CFM50 would be about 710CFM in normal conditions?"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 25, 2014 to Calculating BTU lost per cfm leaks

23 Feb 1, 2014
Reply by Dmitri A Martin

"You have to forget about CFM50, this isn't the condition the building normally opera…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 25, 2014 to Calculating BTU lost per cfm leaks

23 Feb 1, 2014
Reply by Dmitri A Martin

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