Bruce Ceniceros
  • Folsom, CA
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How effective are whole house air cleaners?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Phillips Dec 1, 2016. 5 Replies

A local home performance contractor recommended a whole house air cleaner as part of a major proposed home performance upgrade for a friend's house in the Sacramento, CA foothills. The proposal…Continue

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Bruce Ceniceros replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Thanks, Chie. Our gas use is mainly in our gas furnace. Although it is a 95% AFUE condensing furnace that is right-sized (35,000 BTU/hr versus the previous 100,000 BTU/hr model), we keep the house a comfortable 70 degrees in the winter. The other…"
Mar 21, 2015
Bruce Ceniceros replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Alice, a 30 amp breaker on a seperate 220 volt circuit was required. Fortunately, a previous owner had put in a 220 wiring for a spa with an electrical junction box right at the location of the water heater, so all the installing contractor had to…"
Mar 21, 2015
Bruce Ceniceros replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Our Vaughn HPWH is located in the garage, where the cooling is welcome in the summer when it would otherwise get pretty hot in there. It doesn't seem to make the garage more than a couple of degrees colder in the winter (still stays at 60…"
Mar 21, 2015
Bruce Ceniceros replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Thanks for the congrats, Ann. We are thrilled to have reached the goal, thanks to the motivation of participating in the Thousand Home Challenge. My two daughters are 8 and 11 and still protest about having to bath. Talk to me when they are both…"
Mar 19, 2015
Bruce Ceniceros replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie:  I estimate that 15% or more of our energy savings is behavioral, which could not have been achieved without cooperation and buy-in from the whole family. Interestingly, a conversation we had around the dinner table about what it would…"
Mar 19, 2015
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"Hi Bruce, Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
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Sacramento Municipal Utilty District
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Deep Energy retrofits, integrated demand side management strategies, connected devices, net zero energy buildings.

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At 4:13pm on March 19, 2015, Gregory Homan said…

Hi Bruce,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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