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"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

"IMHO the industry needs to be more focused on bringing LED fixtures to market than m…"

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

19 Feb 5
Reply by Eric Wu

"The customers who own Geo systems have either been very happy with them (installed r…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 20, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"IEC makes units right here in OKC. Not sure what they offer with ECM motors."

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 12, 2013 to Which Hydronic Air Handler

8 Feb 27, 2013
Reply by Jack Lance

"The 4" 8 MERV air filters are low cost, and have good static pressure ratings. There…"

Bob Blanchette replied Feb 7, 2013 to UV light in Furnace?

29 Mar 25
Reply by Brett Little

"Even the Merv 8 filters are MUCH better than just about any 1" filter you can buy. N…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 29, 2013 to UV light in Furnace?

29 Mar 25
Reply by Brett Little

"The 4" thick media filters are the best filtration system IMHO."

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 28, 2013 to UV light in Furnace?

29 Mar 25
Reply by Brett Little

"The PAR/Reflector lamps is one area that LED is awesome at because it's "native" to…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 29, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"The 60hz pulsing comes from days of the T12 lamps with magnetic ballasts. T12's are…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 29, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

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Underperforming? Energy Efficiency of HVAC Equipment Suffers Due to Poor Installation

Hello all,A search of the site seems to indicate this recently published study from NIST has not…See More
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Dual Fuel Systems, at what point do they make sense?

Heat Pump with furnace backup. These make no sense in our area with local NG rates, but they do…See More
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The RCC Classroom (Radiant Control Coatings)

A group where energy professionals can learn about all the different energy saving aspects of…See More
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Shashank Kirloskar posted a blog post

Important Facts about Solar Energy

“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait…See More
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reflintorm replied to Dennis McCarthy's discussion Solid state lighting - saves lives- and it improves life .
"In my observation, In most of the lightning appliances led bulbs are used because of their…"
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Bob Blanchette commented on Jeremy Begley's blog post The Home Envelope : Does it Really Matter in a Heat Loss Calculation
"Infiltration makes a HUGE difference. Look at the heat loads on a windy day vs. a calm one. On a…"
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