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Forum: Lawn and Garden 02-15-16, 09:11 AM
Replies: 858
Views: 167,478
Posted By MarkM66
Spent about half a day reading this whole thread....

Spent about half a day reading this whole thread. Great stuff. You definitely have a lot of hours in the project.
Forum: Solar Heating 02-08-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,608
Posted By MarkM66
What was the outside air temp?

What was the outside air temp?
Forum: Solar Power 10-31-15, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,298
Posted By MarkM66
Going back and forth on this still. Any...

Going back and forth on this still.

Any experience or opinions on this place?

Micro Inverter Solar Panel Kits - Buy Solar Panel Kits with Micro Inverter...
Forum: Wind Power 10-06-15, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,702
Posted By MarkM66
Big as in needing a crane to put it up right?

Big as in needing a crane to put it up right?
Forum: Conservation 09-28-15, 05:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,572
Posted By MarkM66
Did you ever enclose your shower? I'm thinking...

Did you ever enclose your shower? I'm thinking about doing two of mine.

I wish Plexiglas wasn't so expensive
Forum: Solar Power 09-28-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,298
Posted By MarkM66
Kinda just decided against it. Need a new...

Kinda just decided against it.

Need a new meter. Need a licensed electrician to install it. Permit, inspections, etc.

Not sure I'd ever get my money back on the deal. My electric bill is...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-17-15, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,977
Posted By MarkM66
Bringing back an old one. Ever do anything else...

Bringing back an old one. Ever do anything else to your sunroom to help retain heat?

Has the room help in heating your house?
Forum: Solar Power 07-01-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,298
Posted By MarkM66
Thanks for all the advice. Not sure what I want...

Thanks for all the advice. Not sure what I want to do just yet.
Forum: Solar Power 05-02-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,298
Posted By MarkM66
Grid tie complete system

I'm interested in a grid tied system. I'm just a DIY'er, so I don't know enough about this to put a system together myself.

Can anyone recommend an outfit that sells a complete package? Thanks
Forum: Biofuels 02-27-15, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,223
Posted By MarkM66
I actually have received 100% Isopropanol before....

I actually have received 100% Isopropanol before. With that I would put a few gallons in my gas tank at every fill up. Worked fine.

I don't think this stuff would work as well. Don't really...
Forum: Biofuels 02-23-15, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,223
Posted By MarkM66
Surplus Alchohol Solution

I have access to a surplus of alcohol solutions. Either 70% Isopropanol or 70% Ethyl Alcohol.

Can someone think of a way to actually use this stuff? Is there a heater that it can be used in to...
Forum: Conservation 02-23-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,338
Posted By MarkM66
Nice job. How many sides of your garage are...

Nice job. How many sides of your garage are attached to the house?

Reason I ask is my mother in law is always complaining about a cold garage. Only one side of her garage is attached to the...
Forum: Conservation 01-23-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 53,524
Posted By MarkM66
$5k a year on electricity!!!!? What's he...

$5k a year on electricity!!!!? What's he powering?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 10-21-13, 09:42 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 90,666
Posted By MarkM66
What unit are you installing? Brand, size etc. ...

What unit are you installing? Brand, size etc. Where did you buy it?

What size area are you planning on heating/cooling?
Forum: Lighting 08-07-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 48,218
Posted By MarkM66
Can you cite that story? Not saying you're...

Can you cite that story?

Not saying you're making it up, but as an employee of the largest haz-waste company in North America, I find that price to be astronomical. :eek:

A $30 clean up kit,...
Forum: Other Improvements 07-19-13, 07:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,809
Posted By MarkM66
It's been so hot, my basement temp is about 72...

It's been so hot, my basement temp is about 72 degrees. So not much help to be had from there.
Forum: Other Improvements 05-08-13, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,809
Posted By MarkM66
Thanks for the update. I liked the idea of...

Thanks for the update.

I liked the idea of cooling the basement further with the window unit, and then circulating that through the house with the hvac fan. As I would think it would use less...
Forum: Other Improvements 05-08-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 24,809
Posted By MarkM66
Ryland, Any updates on your window a/c in...

Ryland,

Any updates on your window a/c in the basement system?

Are you still using it?
Forum: Solar Heating 02-06-13, 12:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 36,053
Posted By MarkM66
So you just circulate the air/heat over the...

So you just circulate the air/heat over the bulbs, instead of through, like when using cans.

Is it just as effective?
Forum: Conservation 01-08-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,409
Posted By MarkM66
I'm not the original poster. :confused:

I'm not the original poster. :confused:
Forum: Conservation 01-08-13, 09:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,409
Posted By MarkM66
It may not insulate as well, but will there be...

It may not insulate as well, but will there be that much of a difference to justify buying new?
Forum: Conservation 01-04-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 79,707
Posted By MarkM66
Yeah, I thought the humidity would be an issue. ...

Yeah, I thought the humidity would be an issue.

If there was a simple way to trap/collect it....
Forum: Conservation 01-04-13, 01:06 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 79,707
Posted By MarkM66
Seems simple enough.. ProFlex Indoor Dryer...

Seems simple enough..

ProFlex Indoor Dryer Vent Kit-TDIDVKZW at The Home Depot...
Forum: Solar Power 07-19-12, 07:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,099
Posted By MarkM66
Yeah, it's been a super hot summer, and no relief...

Yeah, it's been a super hot summer, and no relief in sight.

I think I might try one of those gable fans. Thanks.
Forum: Solar Power 07-19-12, 05:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,099
Posted By MarkM66
I just measure the temperature in my attic,...

I just measure the temperature in my attic, midway between the roof and the rafters it's 138 degrees F. The outside temperature is 110 degrees, in the shade. Does that warrant additional attic...
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