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"In our area payback time for a Dual Fuel system exceeds the expected lifetime of the…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 21, 2013 to Air Source Heat Pumps Question from Colorado

6 Apr 25, 2013
Reply by Jose Macho

"Setbacks make a difference in most homes if combined with utility time of use or var…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 15, 2013 to Energy Myths- Fact or Fiction?

8 Apr 15, 2013
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Another problem is many conventional schools/colleges get huge subsidies from the go…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 7, 2013 to Cost of training and certification

11 Apr 10, 2013
Reply by Andrew Aliferis

"Geo systems may be more efficient than NG, but they don't cost less to run since NG…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 5, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"Once NG goes to global pricing electric power rates will increase also. Keep in mind…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 5, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"Thermal inertia is NOT considered in Manual J calculations!! Equiptment can be sized…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 4, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"My bad, I wasn't considering the deep south."

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 4, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"With NG at current prices, no way Geo will ever have a reasonable payback time. Geo'…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 4, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"This gets me to thinking about the installation cost of Geo. I'm thinking if your un…"

Bob Blanchette replied Apr 3, 2013 to Geothermal real-world performance

32 Apr 18, 2013
Reply by Terry D. Davenport

"Does it do it all the time or just when the furnace runs? Can you identify when in t…"

Bob Blanchette replied Mar 14, 2013 to New furnace causing interference with AM radio?

9 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Nick Helmholdt

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
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Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
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Morgan M Audetat replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Though Viessmann is relatively unique in the application of Lambda technology to condensing…"
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