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""crappy equipment" is what is installed on most homes. Rarely do I even see VS stuff…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"AC LED's? I've not ever seen them. I've seen 2 LED's in one case called and "A/C LED…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to So, you're a 1st time LED ( luminiare) buyer...

5 Jul 21, 2012
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"How does the AUX lockout work? Can Nest be set to shut off heat pump when 2nd stage…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"John, why not use an external dual fuel kit? Works with most heat pump thermostats,…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"I'm thinking 2 breaker boxes, especially since a commercial meter is installed. I've…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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"Another thought: Since it appears your customer has a commercial power meter (I've n…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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"Sounds like it's a commercial setup of some type, residential has a typical limit of…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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"Agreed, CFL is a transitional technology, LED will eventually replace in low to medi…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to What is the expected lifetime of an LED?

17 Jul 23, 2012
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"The issues with LED's vs CFL's is there isn't hardly any energy savings between the…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 14, 2012 to What is the expected lifetime of an LED?

17 Jul 23, 2012
Reply by Joseph Lamy

"Those transformers/transducers are typically swapped out as part of the meter assemb…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 14, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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