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"If the boiler is not also heating domestic water, then do shut it down. Shut off the…"

Brad Cook replied Aug 2 to Very old boiler, converted to gas from coal

2 Aug 6
Reply by Don Hynek

"This is like those BPI "Stump the Chump" problems where there is not enough informat…"

Brad Cook replied Jun 14 to Log home roof insulation

10 Aug 7
Reply by Bob Reuther

"This is like those BPI "Stump the Chump" problems where there is not enough informat…"

Brad Cook replied Jun 14 to Log home roof insulation

10 Aug 7
Reply by Bob Reuther

"To save energy. Air leaks allow your heated air to leak out, requiring energy to hea…"

Brad Cook replied May 3 to Why is Air Sealing Important?

7 May 18
Reply by John White

"Whoa! EMFs are everywhere, but they are not all equal. The characteristics of EMFs v…"

Brad Cook replied Apr 25 to Electro Magnetic Fields (EMF)

12 Apr 25
Reply by Brad Cook

"I have been using inexpensive digital temp./RH meters from Acurite for 8-10 years. I…"

Brad Cook replied Apr 15 to Humidity control in tight home

12 Apr 15
Reply by Brad Cook

"Contact theSnellGroup.com (Snell Infrared) in Montpelier, Vermont. They are the worl…"

Brad Cook replied Mar 29 to Infrared camera recommendations for general contractor use

6 Mar 29
Reply by Brad Cook

"If shades or blinds are drawn in the evening, that is the primary culprit, as David…"

Brad Cook replied Mar 29 to Humidity control in tight home

12 Apr 15
Reply by Brad Cook

"Personally, I just don't see what is so personal about how much fuel your home uses,…"

Brad Cook replied Mar 22 to When is a fuel history confidential and why?

5 Mar 24
Reply by David Meiland

"Yes, David. Where feasible, we do try to get permission from previous owner, but tha…"

Brad Cook replied Mar 22 to When is a fuel history confidential and why?

5 Mar 24
Reply by David Meiland

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Sean Lintow Sr replied to John Carton's discussion Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.
"Location, location, location In hot dry climates - not really an issue unless it gets damp (and yes…"
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Bradford E. White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Agreed! True, if an open plan. Simple is best. But away spaces seem to be making a come-back. And…"
5 hours ago
Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry, as an energy consultant I imagine you are well versed in solar systems. Have you seen how…"
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Scott Mills replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"I have found that ceiling fans are the simplest way to control room stratification "
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Matt Peiris replied to H.O. Electric's discussion Stop Drinking Bottled Water! in the group News & Announcements
"Well water consumers need to test their water every year. Elevated arsenic, nitrate levels or…"
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Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry I don't have videos posted yet but I have some nice pictures from customers. See them…"
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Bradford E. White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Qualified "It Depends" kind of answer. 1. Temperature Perception: There is an intangible…"
7 hours ago
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Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.

I performed an assessment for a recent home buyer and the home inspector they hired when they…See More
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Jerry Needham replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Kurt Thanks for the information on the whole house fan and the advise about leaving the fan on all…"
8 hours ago
James White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"There is more than fan energy to be saved by setting fans to run on "auto". Most forced…"
8 hours ago
Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry, I am a whole house fan expert but not an HVAC expert. However, I have no idea why any HVAC…"
8 hours ago
Jerry Needham replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Ken This is a great response.  Lots of arguments against leaving the fan on. THANKS"
8 hours ago
Luke Langhals replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"If an E/HRV system is installed in unison with the furnace ducting -- you might consider making the…"
8 hours ago
Ken Summers replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"At Comfort Institute we get asked this question all the time.  The argument for leaving the…"
8 hours ago
Allison A. Bailes III replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry, as Chris Heenan said below, running the fan continuously will raise the indoor humidity in…"
8 hours ago
Chris Heenan replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"In regions with _high_ humidity, running the fan continuously will be put moisture that the…"
8 hours ago
Barbara Smith replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Eliminating continuous furnace fan operation is #3 on list of top ways to cut energy use, in this…"
8 hours ago
tedkidd replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"There is no Pat answer. It depends. In a well performing home with proplerly sized equipment and…"
8 hours ago

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