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"How about simply getting the government out of the energy business altogether? End A…"

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 10, 2015 to Take the truckload of chocolate away from the 5 year olds.

7 Jan 10, 2015
Reply by Pat Dundon

"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, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

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

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 4, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

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

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 3, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

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

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 3, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

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

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2, 2015 to Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...

24 Jan 8, 2015
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, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

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

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

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

Bob Blanchette replied Jan 2, 2015 to Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...

24 Jan 8, 2015
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

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