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"Germany pays 3X what we do per KWH."

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 12, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

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Reply by tedkidd

"Sounds like a small point of use electric would be the most practical for them."

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 12, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"Can you tell the houses with LED bulbs vs CFL or even Edison by looking at power bil…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 10, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"A DTH of NG is an average of $10 on a national basis. 1KWH of electricity averages a…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 9, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"Switching from gas to electric makes no sense unless it's part of a larger plan to g…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 9, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"Trading a .67EF water heater for a .82EF? 15% savings on water heating costs for an…"

Bob Blanchette replied Dec 6, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"That explains part of the reason contractors haven't changed their HVAC sizing "rule…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 29, 2014 to Underperforming? Energy Efficiency of HVAC Equipment Suffers Due to Poor Installation

4 Dec 4, 2014
Reply by Robert Zockoff

"The landlords don't want the improvements done even if they don't have to pay for it…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 25, 2014 to Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?

3 Nov 25, 2014
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"Since the sun heats the house to 78f during the day, cutting the power from the time…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 22, 2014 to Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?

4 Nov 22, 2014
Reply by peter chang

"Savings depends a LOT on how it's programmed. I've even done a setup with a contacto…"

Bob Blanchette replied Nov 21, 2014 to Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?

4 Nov 22, 2014
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