Rodney Fox
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Radon: Truth vs. Myth

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rodney Fox Mar 31, 2016. 147 Replies

In researching the subject of Radon mitigation, I came across this article…Continue

Does calcification affect electric water heater aquastat temperature sensor performance?

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Sep 24, 2015. 19 Replies

I recently ran across a situation where a 40 gallon electric water heater was cycling on and off every five minutes or so. While monitoring that circuit, it would kick on for 4-5 minutes and then…Continue

Tags: sensor, calcification, temperature, aquastat, water

Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Morgan M Audetat Jul 15, 2015. 25 Replies

I searched and searched and searched yesterday for an answer to the question "Does altitude affect AFUE?" but did not come up with any definitive answers. Hopefully this discussion will answer that…Continue

Tags: derate, input, BTUH, altitude, SSE

Utility company's diabolical rate plans don't save the consumer equivalent to what they conserve

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bud Poll Aug 13, 2012. 6 Replies

Attached is a spreadsheet I created for a restaurant client comparing two plans and projected kWh savings at 20% and 30%.Currently, they are on the rate plan "3B". If they were to remain on this plan…Continue

Tags: savings, vs, actual, plans, rate

 

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Advanced Metrics Group
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BPI Building Analyst Professional
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At 4:03pm on January 4, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Rod,

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Efficiency of furnace

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LED's interfering with Garage Door Openers

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Insulation Blower Recommendations?

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Best brands for furnace

Started by Jignesh in General Forum. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus yesterday. 2 Replies

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