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"Geo systems may be more efficient than NG, but they don't cost less to run since NG…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 5, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"Once NG goes to global pricing electric power rates will increase also. Keep in mind…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 5, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"Thermal inertia is NOT considered in Manual J calculations!! Equiptment can be sized…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 4, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"My bad, I wasn't considering the deep south."

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 4, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"With NG at current prices, no way Geo will ever have a reasonable payback time. Geo'…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 4, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"This gets me to thinking about the installation cost of Geo. I'm thinking if your un…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 3, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"Does it do it all the time or just when the furnace runs? Can you identify when in t…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 14, 2013 to New furnace causing interference with AM radio?

9 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Nick Helmholdt

"Natural gas is hard to beat for fuel cost, it's the deliver/meter charges that get y…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 12, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"In commercial lighting LED has a long way to go. Do dethrone the T8/T12 lamps that h…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 9, 2013 to LEDs Magazine's comparision of some A-19 LED choices

19 Feb 5
Reply by Eric Wu

"LED's shine in directional applications such as PAR lamps, it's what's "native" to L…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 9, 2013 to LEDs Magazine's comparision of some A-19 LED choices

19 Feb 5
Reply by Eric Wu

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