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"A standard FF kit will shut off the condenser and turn on the furnace with a call fo…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 21, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"Unico systems operate the evaporator close to freezing, lower CFM. If you can keep t…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 21, 2012 to Which one is better? Hi-Velocity vs traditional Forced Air sol'ns for the home

3 Jul 21, 2012
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"I don't see why your system wouldn't work, with a Nest, especially if you currently…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 21, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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""crappy equipment" is what is installed on most homes. Rarely do I even see VS stuff…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"AC LED's? I've not ever seen them. I've seen 2 LED's in one case called and "A/C LED…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to So, you're a 1st time LED ( luminiare) buyer...

5 Jul 21, 2012
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"How does the AUX lockout work? Can Nest be set to shut off heat pump when 2nd stage…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"John, why not use an external dual fuel kit? Works with most heat pump thermostats,…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 20, 2012 to The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

62 Aug 17, 2012
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"I'm thinking 2 breaker boxes, especially since a commercial meter is installed. I've…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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"Another thought: Since it appears your customer has a commercial power meter (I've n…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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"Sounds like it's a commercial setup of some type, residential has a typical limit of…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jul 15, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Hans, The car manufacturer's are doing it with mass flow sensors and oxygen sensors…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
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Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
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