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Forum: Conservation 03-24-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
The water heater was most used. Here is a youtube...

The water heater was most used. Here is a youtube video showing a breakdown

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=feYUl9dctIM&ab_channel=ACoustaDC
Forum: Conservation 03-24-21, 01:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Another good surprise. We have another bill, the...

Another good surprise. We have another bill, the lowest in history as far as this house is concerned. It takes a lot of discipline to not use power between 3 and 8 pm. I had to install a wifi-enabled...
Forum: Conservation 03-03-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Here is another thing about the sense device....

Here is another thing about the sense device. Since it is connected to their servers, you get a comparison between all sense homes. Here's mine.
Forum: Conservation 02-10-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Today was a big surprise. This is the first bill...

Today was a big surprise. This is the first bill we have had under 100 bucks. Quite a savings over the same month last year. Over $40 in saving and my wife still won't give me a cookie.
Forum: Conservation 01-13-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
YES! I lived in an appartment prior to owning...

YES! I lived in an appartment prior to owning this home. I lived in this apartment for 11 years. It had a gas water heater(HWH). The HWH was the only gas appliance, in fact, the HWH was stored...
Forum: Conservation 01-13-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
So for some reason on my power companies website,...

So for some reason on my power companies website, the comparison page is missing. In dollars though, my bill was $90 Less this month than January of 2020. ($200 vs $112)

Now you may be thinking...
Forum: Conservation 12-24-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,548
Posted By Wanna Beco
Wait... why are you replacing the Motor.?.. I...

Wait... why are you replacing the Motor.?.. I know Bafang has a good rep, but this seems like you are spending your way to a bike that you could have just paid more for and got what you wanted? Or...
Forum: Conservation 12-23-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 57,586
Posted By Wanna Beco
I used to work for a company and our company car...

I used to work for a company and our company car was a Volt. They are sportier inside than I imagined, I thought it was very sharp. Handled well too.I wouldn't mind owning one at all!
Forum: Conservation 12-23-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Here are the lights I ordered. ...

Here are the lights I ordered.

https://www.costco.com/energetic-lighting-14%22-led-flush-mount.product.100568811.html

The color temp is 4k.
Forum: Conservation 12-02-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Can anyone point me to the steps on how to embed...

Can anyone point me to the steps on how to embed a YT video instead of just link it. Anyway, here is the coffee maker info.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttCGR_Fizu8&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Conservation 12-02-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Sense is on Sale! Right now.

Now sure how many are interested in this thread but the Sense is on sale. I recommend if you want an easy way to monitor your electricity usage. As with any tool, it is only as good as your usage.
...
Forum: Conservation 09-27-20, 11:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,548
Posted By Wanna Beco
Yeh the onyx will do 60 MPH. That is crazy. I...

Yeh the onyx will do 60 MPH. That is crazy. I have been looking at the rad runners and juiced bikes. Like the super 73 line, but overpriced for what you get... other than the coolest looking bikes....
Forum: Conservation 09-27-20, 09:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Good Question Doax. But to be honest, not a lot....

Good Question Doax. But to be honest, not a lot. I have been crippled by the heat this year. It has been mostly above 110 this summer. It just takes the fight right out of me.

Before summer I had...
Forum: Conservation 09-27-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 59,526
Posted By Wanna Beco
Sounds like you attitude and cash flow are both...

Sounds like you attitude and cash flow are both positive this month. (Don't take that as a slight, you are always positive.)Glad do see you have people paying up this month.
Forum: Conservation 09-27-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,548
Posted By Wanna Beco
That's cool looking and good specs. I would like...

That's cool looking and good specs. I would like an Onyx RCR , but they are very pricey. It seems like you have to spend 1500 to get a bike that is useable. I think you did good.
Forum: Conservation 09-27-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
This months bill was $115 buck less. In case you...

This months bill was $115 buck less. In case you are still following along
Forum: Conservation 08-11-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Sooooo... this month has been a true test of...

Sooooo... this month has been a true test of other mods I have been doing. Air sealing and using timers ETC. The results have been great. The Sense app lets me know when my kid leaves the bathroom...
Forum: Conservation 07-21-20, 02:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Right... 82.. I could never sleep. But that is...

Right... 82.. I could never sleep. But that is for the hours of 3pm to 8pm. I take it to 78 at bed time.

Yep some do not like data logging and consider it a big time suck. I however love it. You...
Forum: Conservation 07-18-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Hey gang, I want to just show you a bit of...

Hey gang,

I want to just show you a bit of the app that you use with your sense. I repeat myself a couple of times and it is a bit clunky, but it shows a lot of the features. I would like to...
Forum: Conservation 07-13-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
I am not sure what you mean by this. I am not an...

I am not sure what you mean by this. I am not an electrician, but I do play one on TV. I have done all this stuff by the seat of my pants and watching you tube. As far as I know, my water heater is...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 07-13-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,910
Posted By Wanna Beco
I performed an interesting test this weekend. The...

I performed an interesting test this weekend. The temps this weekend were practically identical and my electrical rates are the same on the weekends.

Saturday set thermostat to 78 degrees. It ran...
Forum: Conservation 07-12-20, 10:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Here is your water heater timer porn pic. ...

Here is your water heater timer porn pic.

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Forum: Conservation 07-12-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
Okay, I just installed this: ...

Okay, I just installed this:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PP2KNNH/

I needed a water heater timer. I do not recommend this one, but I am not sure I will return it. The APP just plain...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 07-12-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,910
Posted By Wanna Beco
This may be my last post to this thread. Not a...

This may be my last post to this thread. Not a lot of lurking going on now.... If you ARE still reading then here is the update. Got my first bill. Temps have been up to 110 this month. Our bill was...
Forum: Conservation 07-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,175
Posted By Wanna Beco
So, In an effort to save money, I decided to...

So, In an effort to save money, I decided to start with bulb replacing and using LED's to get going. The results are dramatic.

Here is my original light.
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Here is the new Costco special,...
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