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"LEDs should last the life of the fixture, whey even make them removable?"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 6, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Now it's just a question as to when they get to a competitive price point. The cool…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 6, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"IMHO what needs to happen is FIXTURE redesign. Lets design fixtures that can only us…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 6, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"The last of pilot light furnaces rolled off the assembly line about 20 years ago. An…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 29, 2012 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

13 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"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

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