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"Tankless Types"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 13, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

73 Jan 8
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"I never have understood why buyers still try to imitate 100yr old technology (2700K)…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 13, 2014 to Where did you buy your LED lights?

23 Nov 14, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Conservation won't die with the solar movement, if anything consumers will be MORE a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 26, 2014 to How does efficiency factor into a grid parity world?

5 Oct 26, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Look into passive solar heating. The south windows have enough overhang that the win…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 19, 2014 to Managing Solar Energy

1 Oct 19, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Attic venting is about keeping the equipment and ductwork that lives up there cool i…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11, 2014 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

"Agreed, with a tightly sealed ceiling and R40 insulation very little heat goes throu…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11, 2014 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

"A dust free attic means no outdoor air is getting into it. If ventilation is working…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11, 2014 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

"Unfortunately the R4/R6 ductwork and furnace/air handler is often installed in the a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11, 2014 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

"Refrigerant is all gone once system is opened up. There is ongoing debate about oil…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11, 2014 to When replacing outdoor unit, is it necessary to also replace the indoor unit?????

7 Oct 16, 2014
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Be sure to check/clean the indoor coil before reusing. Many coils have been in the s…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 11, 2014 to When replacing outdoor unit, is it necessary to also replace the indoor unit?????

7 Oct 16, 2014
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

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