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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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
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"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

"Awesome idea for the filtering, it's what I've done in my own home !! No HEPA, but a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 30, 2012 to Residential ventilation levels

38 Sep 16, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Air pressure will most likely blow them off."

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 30, 2012 to Suggestions for magnetic air register covers?

12 Aug 10, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"I didn't figure anybody that lived in a basement would be picky, but I understand th…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 29, 2012 to Suggestions for magnetic air register covers?

12 Aug 10, 2012
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