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"Totally agree Jesse. Very few houses had AC units before the 70's and now every hous…"

Tom Barrett replied Feb 9 to How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

39 Apr 8
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Even better is that he is claiming a 25% reduction in the home's energy bill - not h…"

Tom Barrett replied May 31, 2012 to What is COSTCO doing?

31 Mar 1, 2013
Reply by Jerry Lahr

"I hate using "perfect storm" analogies so I will anyway - it is a perfect storm - mo…"

Tom Barrett replied Jan 13, 2012 to The end of profits for Auditors/raters

100 Feb 5, 2012
Reply by Ed Minch

"I've been in the energy efficiency field since 1978 and have spent thousands of hour…"

Tom Barrett replied Jan 6, 2012 to The end of profits for Auditors/raters

100 Feb 5, 2012
Reply by Ed Minch

"I stuck my gas leak detector under my armpit to hold while I was doing something and…"

Tom Barrett replied Jan 6, 2012 to Ambient Combustable Gas

6 Jan 6, 2012
Reply by Tom Barrett

"I've never found any studies that say that duct cleaning has been shown to save ener…"

Tom Barrett replied Nov 14, 2011 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Robert H

"George, you'd have to talk to a Pentair rep. A Pentair rep checked out the pool I wa…"

Tom Barrett replied Jul 21, 2011 to How's the water? Managing energy use in Pools.

12 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by Mike Estupinian

"A couple reasons - first, the Pentair dealer/installer wouldn't install it the way i…"

Tom Barrett replied Jun 29, 2011 to How's the water? Managing energy use in Pools.

12 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by Mike Estupinian

"Pools are interesting. Normally the run times for the pump and sweep are set by pool…"

Tom Barrett replied Mar 17, 2011 to How's the water? Managing energy use in Pools.

12 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by Mike Estupinian

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