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"When LED's are compared to CFL the only economic advantage they have is longer life…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 28, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"Going from a "rock catcher" to a 4" thick Merv 8 filter will make a HUGE difference…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 24, 2012 to HRV or ERV

13 Dec 27, 2012
Reply by Kevin Wood

"Code is very lax in Oklahoma. It isn't uncommon to find straight electric resistance…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 24, 2012 to HRV or ERV

13 Dec 27, 2012
Reply by Kevin Wood

"Few residential customers care enough to pay for ventilation technology to be instal…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 24, 2012 to HRV or ERV

13 Dec 27, 2012
Reply by Kevin Wood

"Oddly 98% of homes do not have either, most home get enough air changes through leak…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 24, 2012 to HRV or ERV

13 Dec 27, 2012
Reply by Kevin Wood

"The big issue I see with this unit is where to exhaust the condenser discharge. Most…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 20, 2012 to Heat Pump and AC together

10 Dec 23, 2012
Reply by dale conner

"IMHO neither should be used unless a blower door test has been done to determine if…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 20, 2012 to HRV or ERV

13 Dec 27, 2012
Reply by Kevin Wood

"I've seen some A-coils and blower wheels that are downright NASTY. Mostly in older s…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 19, 2012 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Robert H

"Do you think it's worth cleaning the ducts w/o doing the coil?"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 18, 2012 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Robert H

"+1 on life cycle of LED's. From an energy savings prospective LED and CFL are really…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 8, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

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