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"I don't quite understand this one. If the house has ungrounded wiring how does a sho…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 16, 2013 to LED Fixtures Hitting Shelfs

16 Aug 4, 2014
Reply by reflintorm

"I suppose if they fail "open" that would be the case. At that point it's as if they…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 16, 2013 to LED Fixtures Hitting Shelfs

16 Aug 4, 2014
Reply by reflintorm

"The faults are certainly there as you describe. I'm not sure of the point for the MO…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 16, 2013 to LED Fixtures Hitting Shelfs

16 Aug 4, 2014
Reply by reflintorm

"Having Photo upload issues"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 16, 2013 to LED Fixtures Hitting Shelfs

16 Aug 4, 2014
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"Installed Photos: "

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 16, 2013 to LED Fixtures Hitting Shelfs

16 Aug 4, 2014
Reply by reflintorm

"Strip heaters in ductboard? That's just hack work IMHO."

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 11, 2013 to Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"Sequencers and limit switches are the high failure items, they are marginal capacity…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 10, 2013 to Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"Few electric heaters of any type have flow switches for lack of airflow. Most use th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 10, 2013 to Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"How expensive is propane vs. strip heat in his area? Neither are economical choices…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 2, 2013 to Elec Coil heat vs Heat Pump

14 Aug 22, 2013
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"Using too high of a base temperature helps explain why Furnaces are almost always ov…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 14, 2013 to HDD and internal gain.

9 Jul 22, 2013
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