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"With furnaces that old, cracked/rusted heat exchangers become a safety issue. You're…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 27, 2012 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

13 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Locating Doggie Doors on South or East walls helps a lot."

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 9, 2012 to Doggy Doors...What to do?

14 Nov 16, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Unless you live in Oklahoma."

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 9, 2012 to Doggy Doors...What to do?

14 Nov 16, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Another thing about mini-splits is proper sizing is easier to enforce since there ar…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 9, 2012 to Mini Split Heat Pumps

23 Oct 24, 2012
Reply by Tom Conlon

"The humidity in Oklahoma isn't too bad most of the time, no need to design for high…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"The 2 stage is nice but I prefer to slightly undersize a single stage system. Most c…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Don't forget the SEER/EER scam either. Selling customers ultra high SEER units that…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Go ahead and add solar attic fans to the list. According to the manufactures they de…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"When you get into the $1500 range you can just replace the duct system if it accessi…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 23, 2012 to Any thoughts on the Aeroseal product?

15 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Aeroseal does make sense for difficult to access ductwork. For easy to access ductwo…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 21, 2012 to Any thoughts on the Aeroseal product?

15 Aug 23, 2012
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