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"Someone told me Naomi Klein's new book has a passage about how high energy prices dr…"

Barbara Smith replied Jan 2 to Take the truckload of chocolate away from the 5 year olds.

7 Jan 10
Reply by Pat Dundon

"Eliminating quarter sized holes can impede rats from entering a building, in areas w…"

Barbara Smith replied Aug 29, 2014 to Another benefit from air sealing

9 Sep 4, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

"The only time I was present during dense packing of an attic with cellulose, people…"

Barbara Smith replied Aug 27, 2014 to Another benefit from air sealing

9 Sep 4, 2014
Reply by tedkidd

"See "Why Pay for Two Condensing Systems When One Will Do?" by Schoenbauer et al at:…"

Barbara Smith replied Aug 27, 2014 to Heating with Tankless Water Heater & Hydronic Air Handler vs. Gas Furnace

14 Sep 4, 2014
Reply by Graham Irwin

"RIVEC is a project of the Lawrence Berkeley Lab.  It's a residential ventilation fan…"

Barbara Smith replied Jul 24, 2014 to Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems

22 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Interesting article, thanks.  I will stay tuned to what the scientific studies say a…"

Barbara Smith replied Jul 17, 2014 to Our Homes Suck – And That's Why Our Kids Have Sinus Problems

22 Jul 28, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

"This report has some numbers from the Wisconsin Weatherization Program. http://homee…"

Barbara Smith replied Mar 25, 2014 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"ENERGY STAR's web site has a savings calculator for Furnaces: http://www.energystar.…"

Barbara Smith replied Nov 22, 2013 to Cycling Losses for Gas Furnaces

4 Nov 30, 2013
Reply by Jan E. Graveamker

"A more typical annual household natural gas heating bill here in WI would be more li…"

Barbara Smith replied Nov 30, 2012 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

13 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"We guessed that standing pilot light furnaces are not generally sold anymore.  If tr…"

Barbara Smith replied Nov 29, 2012 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

13 Dec 11, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

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