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"Some of the benefit to 2 stage A/C units is the "oversized coils" in relation to com…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16, 2012 to Are Zoned Heating/Cooling Systems a Good Idea or a Bad Idea?

23 Jan 17, 2012
Reply by George W. Reynolds

"Supply, there is not return grill for the room. I've considered adding a "jumper gri…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 16, 2012 to Problem Room on North Side of House

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"The head jamb has magnetic weatherstripping, it makes good contact so I left it alon…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Out of Square Door, How to Fix ?

7 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Jeff Warner

"Sweet, it worked to correct the sagging!! Unfortunately the light still leaks throug…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Out of Square Door, How to Fix ?

7 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Jeff Warner

"Interesting point about the venting. The sides are standard soffits, but I have no i…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Problem Room on North Side of House

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"If I was doing this for a living the $1,000+ camera could be easily justified, I do…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Problem Room on North Side of House

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"I have no IR camera to check the room with, but that would answer a lot of questions…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Problem Room on North Side of House

12 Jan 20, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Does the oversizing study assume replacing the ductwork when a system is oversized o…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Learning Thermostat

33 Feb 17, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"On the cooling side: 1: It takes 10 minutes of run time for pressures to stabilize i…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to Learning Thermostat

33 Feb 17, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Why else do you think the US pays billions to fight foreign wars? This keeps oil pri…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 15, 2012 to US vs EU

20 Jan 16, 2012
Reply by Thomas Price

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Bob Blanchette replied to w d's discussion Managing Solar Energy
"Look into passive solar heating. The south windows have enough overhang that the windows are shaded…"
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Steve Waclo commented on Kaplan Clean Tech's blog post The Difference Between Home Inspection and Energy Auditing [Infographic]
"Excellent graphic summary but I don't agree Home Inspectors also check energy use. I believe…"
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Steve Waclo replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Low-cost electricity monitoring: Accuracy & Applications in the group 1000 Home Challenge
""The problem with plug in energy testers is they miss most of a typical homes energy use. 240v…"
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Managing Solar Energy

What's the state of the art on managing solar energy (esp. at the home)?There's surely no…See More
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Inconsistant Local Authotity

It becomes frustrating to give people modern advice and then have to backtrack and tell them to do…See More
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Morgan Hunter replied to Isaiah Borel's discussion Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic
"Up here In Canada Fibreglass wins hands down for heat loss! Check back 5, 10 & 20 years later…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Low-cost electricity monitoring: Accuracy & Applications in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"The problem with plug in energy testers is they miss most of a typical homes energy use. 240v…"
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1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding…See More
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