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"Is there any financial incentive for customers to install the devices in their homes…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 17, 2012 to Has anyone heard of Greenlet? Me neither until today

8 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by randy tolowski

"Sounds very much like what OG&E is doing with smarthours. The main difference is…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 17, 2012 to Has anyone heard of Greenlet? Me neither until today

8 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by randy tolowski

"Since the house has been super insulated with foam the heating load for upstairs wil…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 17, 2012 to Open combustion furnace in an attic that has been sealed at the end walls and roof.

35 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"The Nest seems to have decent internals, now if they could only get the software fin…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 17, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"In Oklahoma contractors are charging about 3x the cost of standard insulation."

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 4, 2012 to Cost of foam installation

4 Aug 7, 2012
Reply by Paul Lasicki

"The manufacturer cannot provide an EER even if they wanted to. Without knowing the t…"

Bob Blanchette replied Aug 2, 2012 to portable AC units--EdgeStar AP12000

8 Aug 2, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Doesn't surprise me, they are more interested in sales and cooling one room than tot…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 31, 2012 to portable AC units--EdgeStar AP12000

8 Aug 2, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"I've never seen a a coax hose. I've seen 2 hose systems, but they are rare. If you n…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 31, 2012 to portable AC units--EdgeStar AP12000

8 Aug 2, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Yup, portable A/C units really don't makes sense. One room gets cool at the expense…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 31, 2012 to portable AC units--EdgeStar AP12000

8 Aug 2, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Before you go through the expense of upgrading the HVAC system consider adding a min…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 31, 2012 to Installing additional supply runs from the main trunk.

16 Aug 8, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

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