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"Are there any panels that can withstand some hail damage? That's would would kill th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Below 80F? Maybe on some of the newer 95%+ condensing furnaces. Older 90% models are…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 19 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"You would think there would be more than 33 cents difference in the delivery fee sin…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"Condensing furnaces are somewhat "forced" to be at least 90%, otherwise the flue gas…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"So the state government is basically mandating that the utilities pay for the solar…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"I'm surprised the NJ utilities would encourage solar installations. Are they running…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"$30k - $9k taxpayer subsidy for the federal government - $15k from the NJ taxpayers?…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"A means of storing a large quantity of energy for a low cost needs to happen before…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Utility death spiral = higher taxes? Perhaps...

9 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"The gas itself does in fact come from Oklahoma, that's the reason it's so cheap. It'…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 18 to Have Gas Meter fees/deliver charges got out of hand?

12 Feb 8
Reply by Kurt Albershardt

"What is payback time on solar these days? What is the cost of the system vs. cost pe…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16 to Solar objection and response sharing

17 Jan 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

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tedkidd replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Bob, here is where our perspectives diverge. I think people should switch to electric because they…"
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tedkidd replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Here our thinking falls out of alignment. Going to electric is default for me. People can't…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"If you are going to stay with gas service, might as well keep the gas water heater. Switching gas…"
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tedkidd replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"8 people, sometimes under 10 therms. Just not enough energy used heating water to get obsessive…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Biggest is to keep the CO  or other gas down in building  "
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Bob Blanchette replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Look at your SUMMER gas bill where water heating accounts for most of your gas use. 10-15 therms…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"The marathon fails miserably in operating costs when compared to an ordinary gas water heater.. NG…"
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Richard C. MacCrea replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"Most of the posts here are far too narrow in scope. To make the best decision you need to…"
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