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"I don't argue that LED's are the way of the future. Now that 800 lumen models are un…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 4 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Think about it. Take 3 bulbs, Edison, CFL, and LED, all 800 lumen. Edison = 60W CFL…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 4 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Switching from Edison to LED lighting is about the same amount of energy savings as…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 3 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"While LED lights are indeed excellent, they aren't that much cooler than CFL. CFL ru…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 3 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Run the numbers with 55f as a base temp instead of 65f. See how close to 30% savings…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2 to Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...

24 Jan 8
Reply by Richard C. MacCrea

"52 therms/mo is excellent for a winter average, we typically run in the 80's for win…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Do you have any other gas fired appliances such as stove or gas dryer that get ran i…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Watch your based temp for your HDD charts. The standard 65f is horribly wrong for a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2 to Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...

24 Jan 8
Reply by Richard C. MacCrea

"Now consider what happens in a modulating furnace. The 750btu loss is relatively con…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 29, 2014 to How does Cycles Per Hour affect real world AFUE?

12 Dec 30, 2014
Reply by Bradford E. White

"My main point was ductwork in unconditioned space. When a furnace cycles off the duc…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 29, 2014 to How does Cycles Per Hour affect real world AFUE?

12 Dec 30, 2014
Reply by Bradford E. White

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