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"Savings depends a LOT on how it's programmed. I've even done a setup with a contacto…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 21 to Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?

4 Nov 22
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"Sell utility subsidized services to the tenants. It has to pay back within a year th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 21 to Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?

3 Nov 25
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"Tankless Types"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 13 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

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"I never have understood why buyers still try to imitate 100yr old technology (2700K)…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 13 to Where did you buy your LED lights?

23 Nov 14
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Conservation won't die with the solar movement, if anything consumers will be MORE a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 26 to How does efficiency factor into a grid parity world?

5 Oct 26
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"Look into passive solar heating. The south windows have enough overhang that the win…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 19 to Managing Solar Energy

1 Oct 19
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"Attic venting is about keeping the equipment and ductwork that lives up there cool i…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

"Agreed, with a tightly sealed ceiling and R40 insulation very little heat goes throu…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

"A dust free attic means no outdoor air is getting into it. If ventilation is working…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

"Unfortunately the R4/R6 ductwork and furnace/air handler is often installed in the a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

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