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"Interview a few home owners, get an understanding of their complaints and how import…"

tedkidd replied Feb 25 to 70 unit building rehab

12 Feb 26
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Own stock in ECM fan motor companies by any chance?"

tedkidd replied Dec 6, 2018 to When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?

19 Mar 6
Reply by David Butler

"Why are they calling? Get 4 or 5 why's. Are supplies dirty?! Why!! In most cases,…"

tedkidd replied Nov 15, 2018 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

39 Nov 30, 2018
Reply by Charles Buell

"There is no Pat answer. It depends. In a well performing home with proplerly sized…"

tedkidd replied Aug 20, 2018 to HVAC Question about running fan continuously VS setting on Auto so it runs when AC or furnace runs

24 Sep 7, 2018
Reply by John White

"What Matt said. Remove everything. Air seal. Ideally with 2 part foam. Blower doo…"

tedkidd replied Aug 2, 2018 to Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

10 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by Peter Krych

"Gary, I think your point is a good one though. If HERS is an asset score, taking po…"

tedkidd replied May 31, 2018 to HERS score with HRV

9 Jun 7, 2018
Reply by Nicholas Burger

"Sorry, meant to type "TOOOOO""

tedkidd replied May 14, 2018 to Best Energy Myths

45 May 23, 2018
Reply by Liam Smith

"You can make a house TOO tight."

tedkidd replied May 14, 2018 to Best Energy Myths

45 May 23, 2018
Reply by Liam Smith

"So people pay you for this: "I don't need a blower door test to tell them their 40…"

tedkidd replied May 10, 2018 to Portland home energy scores not so hot

4 May 10, 2018
Reply by tedkidd

"John, I agree we need to have a way to capitalize EE values, but shouldn't that be…"

tedkidd replied May 10, 2018 to Portland home energy scores not so hot

4 May 10, 2018
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