Bruce Navin
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This is an interesting article. HERE. Individually, we may never come…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Evan Mills Jun 27, 2012.

LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
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Has anyone heard of LED's emitting a frequency band that interferes with the radio controls of garage door openers? A comment attached to this article seems to indicate so. …Continue

Tags: door, garage, LED

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dale Sherman Dec 20, 2012.

Best Thing Since Sliced Bread
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While perusing the new Clipper Magazine, I came across an ad pointing to this and…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Hyde Jan 12, 2012.

Acquiring Images & Pics for Website and Sales Literature
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I am starting a new business as an independent auditor. Among the many tasks to be done are a website, sales literature and promotional items. I see this site has a number of photos, but does anyone…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Johnny Ritzo Nov 11, 2011.

 

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Bruce Navin replied to Bijou Lulla's discussion BPI Certification
"I'm not sure of that, but I would recommend taking the courses. Check with local utilities and if you are unemployed; your state government to see if they have training programs that are discounted or free of charge to you.  You gain a…"
Jul 17, 2013
Bruce Navin replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Looking for a cure for a warping hardwood floor not caused by a leak
"You said it is occurring the full length of the house, now on 2 floors? Was the same flooring company used on the replacement? I also wonder about the acclimation time. What thickness and width of flooring?   A third floor on a newly built…"
Mar 25, 2013
Bruce Navin replied to George Whiting's discussion Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling
"A minor note-'plywood' can be a used as a bit of a generic term for a number of products. I'd go with 5/8 OSB for the airsealing qualities. Every little bit helps. "
Mar 21, 2013
Bruce Navin replied to Jonathan Bluey's discussion HELP - AIR SEALING a Continuous Stone Interior/ Exterior Wall
"At first, I thought that maybe there would be a core wall of CMU, and thus possibly a way to reach the interior top of the wall to find a way to block airflow from passing over it, and eliminating at least part of the problem; maybe even filling the…"
Mar 6, 2013
Bruce Navin replied to Nick Helmholdt's discussion Frozen Pipes on Interior Wall
"Are you certain there is no missed chase-electrical or plumbing- that goes to the attic that was missed by the contractor?"
Mar 6, 2013
Bruce Navin replied to Dwayne M Petko's discussion condensation in attic
"The house in question is in Columbus, Oh. I haven't checked, but I would guess it is all but identical to Pa."
Feb 14, 2013
Bruce Navin replied to Dwayne M Petko's discussion condensation in attic
"As I understand it, the homeowner did the airsealing. Was a blower door test with IR completed after the sealing? And the points made regarding soffit baffles and a ridge vent are also good points. "
Feb 11, 2013
Dale Sherman replied to Bruce Navin's discussion LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
"LEDs are pulsed on/off to get the maximum light from them while avoiding overheating.  To run them on DC, they would need to be dimmer to keep from overheating.  One can see this on/off cycle when using a laser pointer, too.  Just…"
Dec 20, 2012
Bruce Navin replied to Bruce Navin's discussion LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
"One note-I addressed this just a moment ago above. But the garage door industry had the "rolling code technology" in place for quite some time when the military interference occurred. Even with a 1 in a billion chance of someone grabbing…"
Dec 17, 2012
Bruce Navin replied to Bruce Navin's discussion LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
"Something else just occurred to me regarding this situation in the article linked in the original post. When I was in the door industry, we had a mystery in the market here as well as only a few other select markets. Looking back at my note here, I…"
Dec 17, 2012
Paul Menconi replied to Bruce Navin's discussion LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
"It's not just garage door openers. A bit of web searching will show numerous instances of RF interference caused by LEDs. The more informative articles are written by Ham radio operators, who actually know something about Radio…"
Dec 15, 2012
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LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers

Has anyone heard of LED's emitting a frequency band that interferes with the radio controls of garage door openers? A comment attached to this article seems to indicate so. http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2012/02/06/garage-door-openers-stop-working-on-entire-missouri-block/#comment-67394See More
Dec 14, 2012
Stan Kuhn replied to Bruce Navin's discussion LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
"I recall an issue a few years ago with openers in many homes that were close to airports.  I don't recall the details, but something to check into for a possible solution."
Dec 13, 2012
Dale Stephens replied to Bruce Navin's discussion LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers
"LED RF Garage Door remote interference I Installed LED lighting in my garage and my 315 Mhz garage door remote(s) stopped working. It took me 3 days to troubleshoot and find this site/blog to finally test with the LED lights 'ON' my…"
Dec 11, 2012
Bruce Navin replied to Curt Kinder's discussion Vampire load suprise - garage door openers
"There are controls on the market; primarily for commercial applications, that would enable someone to put together a system that would be able to activate the power for operators in a home.  For those interested, I recommend checking with…"
Oct 29, 2012
Bruce Navin replied to Curt Kinder's discussion Vampire load suprise - garage door openers
"Some additional items to know about garage door operators. Although there are many manufacturers & brands, the overwhelming majority are made by two companies. Overhead Door Corporation owns Genie. As far as I know, they are the only two…"
Oct 29, 2012

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