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"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

"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

17 Oct 23, 2015
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

17 Oct 23, 2015
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

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