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How does Cycles Per Hour affect real world AFUE?

Some claim that modern furnaces have minimized off cycle losses to the point they no longer matter. Oversizing has become a comfort issue r…

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Blower Door Question

We are having a friendly (so far) discussion here on the following. When you initially run your blower door to -50pa all the holes, cracks,…

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"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"

This post is an informational post to help advise you and your workers from falling victim to the misleading beliefs of so many in the cons…

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Basing air exchange on house volume??

I have long objected to including a basement volume when calculating air exchange as it just doesn't leak like the rest of the house.  In f…

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

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"The Dangers of Using Spray Foam Insulation"

This post is an informational post to help advise you and your workers from falling victim to the misleading beliefs of so many in the cons…

Started by Richard Beyer in General Forum

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How does Cycles Per Hour affect real world AFUE?

Some claim that modern furnaces have minimized off cycle losses to the point they no longer matter. Oversizing has become a comfort issue r…

Started by Bob Blanchette in HVAC

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Blower Door Question

We are having a friendly (so far) discussion here on the following. When you initially run your blower door to -50pa all the holes, cracks,…

Started by billy g pinnick jr in General Forum

15 on Thursday
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BPI QCI Cert.

Does anyone on here have the new QCI Cert.   I have my written and field test then 2nd week of Dec.  I know a lot of people here in Maine h…

Started by Chad Mcaulife in General Forum

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Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

I would like to know if you have experienced cost saving by switching to tankless? If you have a whole house or just one faucet? What brand…

Started by Damien Greenfield in General Forum

38 Dec 15
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Take the truckload of chocolate away from the 5 year olds.

Does anyone else feel the present precipitous drop in energy costs in these United States is a catastrophe?  Does anyone else feel the US G…

Started by Pat Dundon in General Forum

2 Dec 11
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LED use in the summer

As  the use of LED lighting becomes typical or commonplace there are a few benefits that apply to their use during the hot summer months; B…

Started by Dennis McCarthy in General Forum

4 Dec 8
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Windows and Home Performance

The Milwaukee Energy Efficiency program (Me2) helps homeowners finance energy efficiency improvements, primarily insulation and air sealing…

Started by Erick Shambarger in Weatherization

1 Dec 8
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Cellulose As An Air Seal

I often hear people proclaim that a thick layer of cellulose will seal all of those air leaks below, thus eliminating the need to dig throu…

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14 Dec 7
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