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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-10-12, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 19,459
Posted By MN Renovator
"If you check the supported meters link here ...

"If you check the supported meters link here
Power Cost Monitor | Electricity Usage (http://www.bluelineinnovations.com/i...d%20Meters.pdf)
you'll see a C2S which is what I have. part way down. It...
Forum: Conservation 10-04-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,083
Posted By MN Renovator
My refrigerator has coils on the bottom but...

My refrigerator has coils on the bottom but that's a better place for them than the back because if they were on the back, then the entire surface of the back of the fridge, that wall and the...
Forum: Conservation 10-04-12, 12:38 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 28,083
Posted By ecomodded
Ecomodded Fridge saves $$ (added foam insulation)

I have insulated my fridge by wrapping it with 4 layers of wood flooring insulation/acoustic barrier,called SolidBlack underlayment - SolidBlack MD...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 07-09-12, 07:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 29,654
Posted By Xringer
I've heard of many people getting discouraged...

I've heard of many people getting discouraged from buying a mini-split
because of installed cost was about 2.5 to 3 times the price for the unit (seen on the web).
So, it seems to me like you got...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-29-12, 08:28 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 13,093
Posted By Daox
I'd have to disagree pretty much completely. Not...

I'd have to disagree pretty much completely. Not only does conservation at home save me a good chunk of money, but you also have to start somewhere to see the effect spread. It all starts with...
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-25-12, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,526
Posted By AC_Hacker
I can't speak for Washington, but I know that...

I can't speak for Washington, but I know that Oregon has stopped disclosing radiation readings. They say it's too low to matter.

But how much could it cost to maintain a web page?

Here is an...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-03-12, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,663
Posted By Ryland
Is there any way to turn off the clock part of...

Is there any way to turn off the clock part of the coffee maker?
It might be worth while buying an outlet switch...
Forum: Conservation 12-21-11, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,834
Posted By AC_Hacker
One thing to keep in mind is that older...

One thing to keep in mind is that older ventilation systems assumed that there was enough air leakage in a house to naturally supply fresh air.

And the older ventilation systems supplied NO fresh...
Forum: Conservation 12-21-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,834
Posted By pinhead
You can install connections into the duct work,...

You can install connections into the duct work, no need to new runs, but I would suggest you put an exhaust in your bathroom and use instead of the exhaust fan you might have been using.
I installed...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-15-11, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,780
Posted By NeilBlanchard
Cleaning out the dryer's vent is critical to...

Cleaning out the dryer's vent is critical to using less energy. We got a new gas dryer (the one we had was ~18 years old) and I'm sure it is better on it own, but I cleaned the vent, and it takes...
Forum: The Billiards Room 11-25-11, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,102
Posted By AC_Hacker
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thum...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/7b/Temp-sunspot-co2.svg/731px-Temp-sunspot-co2.svg.png

I'm just not seeing the perfect meshing that you are convinced of...

-AC_Hacker
Forum: Wind Power 10-19-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,674
Posted By AC_Hacker
Well, I am of two minds on this one... First...

Well, I am of two minds on this one...

First off, I think that everyone is underestimating bat's ultrasonic navigating ability. They are totally, incredibly amazing. I found out when I tried to...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-03-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,510
Posted By Ryland
Refrigerators & Freezers Results : ENERGY...

Refrigerators & Freezers Results : ENERGY STAR...
Forum: Conservation 09-30-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 96,952
Posted By munter
Hot water was an instant gas unit. We are now...

Hot water was an instant gas unit. We are now renovating and have now partially installed a 30 tube evacuated tube collector and storage tank which we will combine with the gas booster. I'll be...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-17-11, 04:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 27,798
Posted By Solaris
Why?

Why?

Good question....

In the view of CSA there are serious safety factors involved, that they need to protect the public from.


One is the collector being blown off the roof.

Another...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-17-11, 04:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 27,798
Posted By Solaris
Further to your questions, here are the...

Further to your questions, here are the references for discussion:

Section 4 is only about "Classifications" of different equipment configurations. The only exception in section 4 is with a hybrid...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 01-31-11, 07:16 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 36,168
Posted By Jazzoo
Quick note on electronics and silicone. If you...

Quick note on electronics and silicone. If you like to use silicone as a water-proof agent and or encasement, make darn sure you use either "food-safe" or "aquarium" silicone for direct contact with...
Forum: The Billiards Room 01-30-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,645
Posted By RobertSmalls
Congratulations on the job. If it's anything...

Congratulations on the job. If it's anything like my job, you'll have more than one project a day. It's just that you don't get to choose the projects.

The best thing about work is that there...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-30-10, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,219
Posted By cbarbie
Difficult to answer about the dual ratings. Can...

Difficult to answer about the dual ratings. Can you provide the manufactuer name and model #.

My educated guess would be the 3800/2850 watts is dependent upon the voltage applied to the element.
...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-26-10, 03:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,951
Posted By mrd
EPS vs. XEPS...

EPS vs. XEPS (http://www.dyplastproducts.com/newsletter/more_xpseps.htm)

Extruded is referred to as XEPS or XPS.. Expanded is EPS. Colored stuff is XPS. This thread is going to confuse people :o
Forum: Conservation 11-25-10, 03:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,202
Posted By Piwoslaw
Here are pictures of what the hp/solar coils...

Here are pictures of what the hp/solar coils should look like:

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/members/piwoslaw-albums-heat-buffer-picture73-spiral1.jpg
...
Forum: Conservation 11-18-10, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,830
Posted By Daox
Insulating the water heater

So, a couple weeks ago I said I picked up a bunch of insulation stuff. I then insulated my hot water pipes (http://ecorenovator.org/forum/conservation/1212-insulating-hot-water-pipes.html). Its...
Forum: Other Improvements 09-01-10, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,029
Posted By Daox
Master ROI list on green appliances/renovating

This is a great list of ROIs on a whole bunch of green renovations. They've got just about everything on the list including; insulating ducts, on demand water heaters, planting trees for shade,...
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