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"How are mod units getting higher real world AFUE than standard condensing furnaces?…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 8, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Media filters I do believe in, well worth the $$$ for extended equipment life. Not d…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 8, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Target customers with high utility bills. Sometimes big money wasters aren't that ex…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 8, 2013 to Time for a shift in thinking

6 Nov 8, 2013
Reply by George Kopf

"The wholesale cost on the Greenspeed is simply ridiculous. A basic 14-16SEER condens…"

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

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"The greenspeed is nice because it can modulate down so low so giant ductwork isn't n…"

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

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Zoning is poorly done so often due to the cost and work of doing it RIGHT. By time y…"

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

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"2 systems is certainly the way to go for 2 floors. 1.5tons should be plenty for down…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 28, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Whirlybirds are no different from any other exhaust ventilation, they need somewhere…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 23, 2013 to Calculating attic ventilation

27 Nov 7, 2013
Reply by Roy L. Miller

"A 12" roof turbine is rated @ 113sqin, and IMHO it moves every bit of it. Enough air…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 22, 2013 to Calculating attic ventilation

27 Nov 7, 2013
Reply by Roy L. Miller

"You can't ignore the effect of the prevailing wind which has a MUCH bigger impact th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 22, 2013 to Calculating attic ventilation

27 Nov 7, 2013
Reply by Roy L. Miller

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