Larry Weingarten
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Larry Weingarten replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?
"Hello:  When no hot water has been used for a while, feel both hot and cold lines on top of the heater.  If they are both essentially the same temperature, you know there is no water flow (leak).  If that's so, it's likely…"
Sep 17
Larry Weingarten replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Congrats Ceniceros Household! 26th Project to Officially Meet 1000 Home Challenge in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Bruce, congratulations!  The 1000 Home Challenge is not designed to be easy to meet.  You're setting a nice example of how to do it with buy in from your family!  Please do keep us up to date on how your water heater behaves over…"
Mar 22
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1000 Home Challenge

Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Mar 22
Larry Weingarten replied to Kent Mitchell's discussion smoky neighbor
"Hello:  I'd start with the simple approach of asking the neighbor to refrain from dampering down the fire so it can burn hotter and cleaner.  If they refuse to change habits, I'd ask the local jurisdiction (city or county) if…"
Feb 19
Larry Weingarten replied to John Shillito's discussion Fixing a water heater?
"Hello:  If it's an FVIR heater, there can be restriction in the air intake caused by nearly invisible dust.  Washing off (or blowing off, or vacuuming) the intake screen and flame arrestor might not be a bad thing to do. …"
Jun 12, 2014
Larry Weingarten is now a member of Home Energy Pros
Jun 2, 2014

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