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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-18-18, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By Zooomer
Not scalable. ------------ What I am...

Not scalable.
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What I am doing now is studying using a wood stove coil in the furnace inline with cold water with a flow switch to turn on the fan.
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-16-18, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By Zooomer
Thanks for the reply. I have many rentals...

Thanks for the reply.

I have many rentals and I've gone over solutions and dealt with problems for a decade.

Over the weekend I had DTE change a gas meter, when they turned the gas back on,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-16-18, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By Zooomer
The standard gas water heater doesn't solve the...

The standard gas water heater doesn't solve the issues.

-They cost more than electric (not a big deal)
-You have to vent through a chimney using a chimney liner. This adds additional cost,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-13-18, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,934
Posted By Zooomer
Question Need some help conceptualizing a reduced cost water heater solution for rentals

Backstory, I own rental properties and want to come up with a water heater solution.

Issues:
1. Cost of city permits
2. Cost of electricity (18 cents) in some of my areas (MI)
3. Cost of...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-29-14, 08:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,177
Posted By Zooomer
this does pose a challenge. If I run it as I...

this does pose a challenge. If I run it as I proposed I will only have a net heat gain from electrical resistance the compressor is using. Still should be a KW or more but probably not as much as an...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-28-14, 09:57 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,177
Posted By Zooomer
My plan is to use an electric dryer with minimal...

My plan is to use an electric dryer with minimal modification. I want to disconnect the 220 electric heat elements and run them to a 220 AC unit. That way the dryer will tumble, run the blower, and...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-28-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,177
Posted By Zooomer
http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n506/Zooome7/d...

http://i1137.photobucket.com/albums/n506/Zooome7/dryer_zpsf6f2386c.jpg

This is why I need to do my hack. What you're seeing is the energy usage in real time of my current condensing dryer. It...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-28-14, 08:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,638
Posted By Zooomer
Reminds me of the Tesla forums where a guy wanted...

Reminds me of the Tesla forums where a guy wanted to mount a wind turbine on his car to recharge the battery while he drove down the highway.
Forum: Product Reviews 08-26-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,088
Posted By Zooomer
I bought a 2" thick foam queen mattress topper on...

I bought a 2" thick foam queen mattress topper on Ebay. Worked much better than fiberglass.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-25-14, 09:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,177
Posted By Zooomer
I have begun assembling the parts for a heat pump...

I have begun assembling the parts for a heat pump hack dryer inspired by AC Hacker. I have an electric dryer, window AC and a few other resources. Space constraints are my biggest issue.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-25-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 15,177
Posted By Zooomer
I'll help you guys out on this one since I use a...

I'll help you guys out on this one since I use a condensing dryer and have been looking for a heat pump dryer for 2 years in the US. I even considered ordering one from overseas but they are made for...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-09-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,136
Posted By Zooomer
Can you elaborate on that statement? How do you...

Can you elaborate on that statement? How do you get 10% more efficiency out of a resistive heater?
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