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Forum: Biofuels 03-04-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Zwerius
It's hard to say which is worse. Methane is a...

It's hard to say which is worse.
Methane is a greenhouse gas, like CO2. However, methane is about 25 times more potent than CO2.
NOx gasses are no greenhouse gasses, but they cause acid rain and...
Forum: Biofuels 02-26-22, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 726
Posted By Zwerius
What I didnt read so far, is that in every...

What I didnt read so far, is that in every "burning-process" nitrogen and oxygen from the air react to different Nitrous Oxides (NOx), which cause acidic rain and thus belong to the poluters of our...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-31-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By Zwerius
Did I understand it correctly that you have 30%...

Did I understand it correctly that you have 30% ethanol and 70% water in your ground loop?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-31-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,460
Posted By Zwerius
I can understand, that by switching your heat...

I can understand, that by switching your heat exchangers, the supplied thermal power can be improved. But I think to improve your COP, the only way is to enlarge the surface area of your ground loop.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-03-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,172
Posted By Zwerius
How our energy system performed over 2020

I thought you might like this:


https://i.postimg.cc/PxWWmj8s/sankeymatic-2300x1200-2020-English.png



For all details, you can take a look at my website.
It's in Dutch, but Google...
Forum: Energy Storage 08-08-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,341
Posted By Zwerius
Here's another one:...

Here's another one: https://vimeo.com/335818817?width=800&height=480
Forum: Solar Power 04-04-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,512
Posted By Zwerius
Hi Tom, I'm using Kyocera KC125-G2. These...

Hi Tom,

I'm using Kyocera KC125-G2. These are 125 Wp panels.
I'm using them for over 15 years now. And there's no sign of deterioration.
See the efficiency graph (over the years) on my (Dutch)...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 12-27-18, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,322
Posted By Zwerius
I insulated my main entrance door with vacuum...

I insulated my main entrance door with vacuum panels: https://geen-energierekening-meer.weebly.com/de-voordeur.html
Website is in Dutch, but Google Translate can help!
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-25-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,151
Posted By Zwerius
6" is more or less "old school" overhere in the...

6" is more or less "old school" overhere in the Netherlands. 4" (or even less!!) is favourable, especially when you are using a heatpump. Or if you are planning to use one in the future.
More...
Forum: The Billiards Room 08-12-18, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,592
Posted By Zwerius
May be it's good to read this article in the NYT:...

May be it's good to read this article in the NYT: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/01/magazine/climate-change-losing-earth.html
Forum: Solar Power 07-14-18, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,463
Posted By Zwerius
I don't understand the prices in the US. Over...

I don't understand the prices in the US. Over here (the Netherlands in Europe) we pay about 1,15/Watt (=approx. $ 1,40) including cabling, inverter, mounting etc.
Why are the prices so much higher...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-18-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,145
Posted By Zwerius
RAM-pump

I installed a RAM pump for watering the garden.
Description on my website (in Dutch; you can use google translate):https://geen-energierekening-meer.weebly.com/ram-pomp.html
You can see it in...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 04-02-18, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,535
Posted By Zwerius
Should the pressure/temperature at the exit of...

Should the pressure/temperature at the exit of the evaporator not be depending on the ambient (outside) temperature?
Forum: Solar Power 01-17-18, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,408
Posted By Zwerius
I can only show you the efficiency of my panels...

I can only show you the efficiency of my panels over 14 years of use.
My website is in Dutch, but the graph speaks for itself: vertical=efficiency (based on panel area, not cell area) and...
Forum: Solar Power 01-04-18, 03:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,001
Posted By Zwerius
Nearly energy neutral again in 2017 (incl. 2 e-cars)

Just for your information:
We managed to get close to energy neutral again in 2017.
And this was including:

heating
DHW
residential use (ligths TV's, refrigerator, computers, etc.)
BMW-i3...
Forum: Other Improvements 11-02-17, 05:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,114
Posted By Zwerius
Yes, that's thin. But it is functioning very...

Yes, that's thin. But it is functioning very well.
I'm having a max. watertemperature (supply to the floor) of 32C (89.6 F) in winter. The heating is calculated for an outside temperature of -12C...
Forum: Conservation 06-29-17, 10:39 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 807,022
Posted By Zwerius
Looks good. Did you do any temperature...

Looks good.
Did you do any temperature measurements in/out and in/out?
So what's the efficiency?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-29-17, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,776
Posted By Zwerius
As far as I know, many refrigerant compressors...

As far as I know, many refrigerant compressors are not able to start up against a backpressure. Normally after stopping the compressor, after a while the pressures in condensor and evaporator will be...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-23-17, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,784
Posted By Zwerius
Ator, Thanks. How can I send a PM to you? ...

Ator,

Thanks.
How can I send a PM to you?
Can't seem to find this option.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-21-17, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,784
Posted By Zwerius
Ator, Kun je me naam en adres geven van waar je...

Ator,
Kun je me naam en adres geven van waar je de unit hebt gekocht?
Daar heb ik ook wel belangstelling voor....

m.vr.gr.,
Zwerius Kriegsman.
geen energierekening meer: energie + woonhuis van...
Forum: Biofuels 02-26-17, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,934
Posted By Zwerius
May all be true, but my question was: what has it...

May all be true, but my question was: what has it got to do with biofuels or ECOrenovator?

This is not just a DIY-forum as far as I know...

So, does it belong in this forum?
Forum: Biofuels 02-26-17, 05:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 18,934
Posted By Zwerius
Maybe, it's because I'm not American. But I...

Maybe, it's because I'm not American.
But I thought WMO means Waste Motor Oil.
If this is correct, it may be cheap to use, but what has it got to do with biofuels or ECOrenovator?
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-07-17, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,985
Posted By Zwerius
The forming of ice in the evaporator is mostly...

The forming of ice in the evaporator is mostly determined by the amount (and temperature) of the well water. So if the flow is high enough, no ice formation will occur.

Rotating mass has only...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-06-17, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,985
Posted By Zwerius
Yes, the idea was to have a number of separate...

Yes, the idea was to have a number of separate refrigerant loops.
In the moment I don't know if putting the heat excahngers in series would be the best option. Maybe in parallel, with valves to...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-06-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,985
Posted By Zwerius
Heatpump from number of old refrigerators?

I was thinking about building a heatpump consisting of a number of old refrigerators. So actually a number of small heatpumps in parallel. By switching on a larger number by colder weather, you have...
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