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"Master shows! John, Thanks for the review in Home Energy 101.  Sometimes, as auditor…"

John Nicholas replied Apr 2, 2011 to Expert Eye Needed

17 Nov 15, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"If you were 11 AM on a south wall, and there was no external shading (another buildi…"

John Nicholas replied Mar 18, 2011 to Expert Eye Needed

17 Nov 15, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"Good start!   What is the direction of the wall?  Time of day?  Sun loading.  Delta…"

John Nicholas replied Mar 17, 2011 to Expert Eye Needed

17 Nov 15, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"I have a protimeter.  So it does both contact and pin.  I carry it with my imager.  …"

John Nicholas replied Feb 24, 2011 to IR and Moisture Meters

12 Jun 23, 2011
Reply by allen p tanner

"Dale, I looked up the BD test.  At the start of the Blower Door the inside was 70 an…"

John Nicholas replied Dec 12, 2010 to Does there need to be a large temp difference to see if walls have insulation

15 Feb 21, 2011
Reply by Ron MacGregor

"Dale, The temperature heat loss info seems to be correct.  The IR shot is not talki…"

John Nicholas replied Dec 12, 2010 to Does there need to be a large temp difference to see if walls have insulation

15 Feb 21, 2011
Reply by Ron MacGregor

"Judy, Here is a picture of missing insulation.  This is a master bedroom.  The orang…"

John Nicholas replied Dec 12, 2010 to Does there need to be a large temp difference to see if walls have insulation

15 Feb 21, 2011
Reply by Ron MacGregor

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John Nicholas replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
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R Higgins replied to William Fisher's discussion Can tankless water heaters provide hot water even when the groundwater is fairly cold?
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