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"IMHO what needs to happen is FIXTURE redesign. Lets design fixtures that can only us…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 6, 2012 to Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?

58 Jan 7, 2013
Reply by Tom DelConte

"The last of pilot light furnaces rolled off the assembly line about 20 years ago. An…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 29, 2012 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

18 Dec 12, 2016
Reply by Allan Bullis

"With furnaces that old, cracked/rusted heat exchangers become a safety issue. You're…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 27, 2012 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

18 Dec 12, 2016
Reply by Allan Bullis

"Locating Doggie Doors on South or East walls helps a lot."

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 9, 2012 to Doggy Doors...What to do?

14 Nov 16, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Unless you live in Oklahoma."

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 9, 2012 to Doggy Doors...What to do?

14 Nov 16, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Another thing about mini-splits is proper sizing is easier to enforce since there ar…"

Bob Blanchette replied Oct 10, 2012 to Mini Split Heat Pumps

23 Oct 24, 2012
Reply by Tom Conlon

"The humidity in Oklahoma isn't too bad most of the time, no need to design for high…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"The 2 stage is nice but I prefer to slightly undersize a single stage system. Most c…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Don't forget the SEER/EER scam either. Selling customers ultra high SEER units that…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Go ahead and add solar attic fans to the list. According to the manufactures they de…"

Bob Blanchette replied Sep 9, 2012 to Consumer Energy Scam Watch

15 Sep 15, 2012
Reply by Curt Kinder

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