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"Every contractor out there should be following the energy efficient guidelines, but…"

Bud Poll replied Aug 9 to Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...

12 Oct 4
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Hi Trip, I didn't see where you have gone for any certifications.  In Maine doing an…"

Bud Poll replied Aug 8 to Starting a Home Weatherization Business. Considering it...

12 Oct 4
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Hi Stephen, if we don't get a more knowledgeable answer, my blaster experience is ve…"

Bud Poll replied Aug 6 to Which reading is more reliable on a Minneapolis Duct Blaster?

19 Aug 22
Reply by Paul Morin

"Hi TJ, I've never recommended it due to the cost benefit of adding the dense pack. …"

Bud Poll replied Jun 19 to So many homes have poorly installed fiberglass insulation. Have you been successful with a retrofit dense pack cellulose?

5 Jul 5
Reply by James P. Weingardt

"Hi Morgan, I have admitted my lack of knowledge concerning Manual J and even worse,…"

Bud Poll replied Jun 17 to Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

13 Jun 19
Reply by eric anderson

"Hi again, Just to be clear, I wasn't questioning the person who did the MJ work, but…"

Bud Poll replied Jun 15 to Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

13 Jun 19
Reply by eric anderson

"Hi eric, Before we can reverse engineer that peak heat loss number from the manual J…"

Bud Poll replied Jun 15 to Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

13 Jun 19
Reply by eric anderson

"If 51,000 is your actual heat loss at the design temperature then you need a system…"

Bud Poll replied Jun 10 to Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

13 Jun 19
Reply by eric anderson

"Hi Dan, That would be close to correct if every day was at the design temperature. …"

Bud Poll replied Jun 9 to Convert BTU/hr in a Manual J to actual fuel usages

13 Jun 19
Reply by eric anderson

"I'll let a pro (which I am not) jump in on the correct adjustment, but you said: "On…"

Bud Poll replied Jun 7 to Fixing a water heater?

15 Sep 2
Reply by Steven Turetsky

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