EcoRenovator  

Go Back   EcoRenovator > Search Forums
Advanced Search
 


Blog Register 60+ Home Energy Saving Tips Recent Posts Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 7 of 7
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: kabutomushi
Forum: Conservation 05-23-16, 10:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,236
Posted By kabutomushi
I agree with the importance of reducing peak...

I agree with the importance of reducing peak demand. Peak demand reduction is as important as overall demand reduction, and both normally occur at the peak demand time of day. Both types of demand...
Forum: Conservation 05-17-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,236
Posted By kabutomushi
Just a comment on utility companies giving away...

Just a comment on utility companies giving away free equipment. Utility companies normally face growing population bases and growing demand for their product. That means that they must make plans,...
Forum: Conservation 02-22-13, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,473
Posted By kabutomushi
To answer your homework question, since energy is...

To answer your homework question, since energy is conserved in all cases, air resistance is simply part of the conservation of energy. Any energy lost to air resistance may make it look that energy...
Forum: Conservation 02-22-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,309
Posted By kabutomushi
I know this is not a hydronic solution, but I...

I know this is not a hydronic solution, but I have a tight house in northern NewJersey that I heat with a single wood pellet stove. It is a two story raised ranch, and the stove is on the lower...
Forum: Conservation 02-22-13, 07:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,763
Posted By kabutomushi
If I were doing an inner wall, I would take the...

If I were doing an inner wall, I would take the old drywall and insulation down for several reasons:
1. I could inspect for rot, air gaps, etc.
2. I could install tyvek or similar air barrier....
Forum: Conservation 02-21-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,491
Posted By kabutomushi
Incidentally, even with incandescent bulbs, aside...

Incidentally, even with incandescent bulbs, aside from the small amount of light that escapes from your windows, the entire amount of energy that is emitted as visible light (that is the missing 5%...
Forum: Solar Heating 05-07-10, 12:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,951
Posted By kabutomushi
It sounds like the success to your method is...

It sounds like the success to your method is coming from your curtains at night more than anything else. Heavy curtains that prevent a cooling "heat engine" from setting up on the glass surface is...
Showing results 1 to 7 of 7

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Ad Management by RedTyger
Inactive Reminders By Icora Web Design