EcoRenovator  

Go Back   EcoRenovator > Search Forums
Advanced Search
 


Blog Register 60+ Home Energy Saving Tips Recent Posts Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Xringer
Forum: Solar Heating 01-09-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 23,631
Posted By Xringer
This thread is not as old as me, but it's old!

I rarely use the attic fan these days. The basement is nice in the summer.
(Still use the basement fan, if the Radon gets too high).
We keep it dehumidified and the slab is cool enough that's it's...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-27-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Xringer
Yeah, that's where it's at, on the floor. That's...

Yeah, that's where it's at, on the floor. That's why I keep my detector down
about 8 or 10 inches off the flood.
My home was built in 1956, so we don't need to pump IN any air. LOL!


Here's...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-27-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Xringer
The flood came and the sump pumps started...

The flood came and the sump pumps started Saturday morning as the Radon increased.
Turned on the Radon pump yesterday for most of the day. It's back to low Radon today.
The water is still coming...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-24-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Xringer
Yeah, some people call them Radon Fans, but I'm...

Yeah, some people call them Radon Fans, but I'm not a fan of that.
I think calling them Radon pumps came about because they are installed in a hole with a Sump Pump.
Both of them pump out stuff...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-22-20, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Xringer
My Radon is: 4.0 for the 48 hours. 3.2 for...

My Radon is:
4.0 for the 48 hours.
3.2 for the week.
2.6 for the month (and year).

Over a week ago, we got some snow, twice. Since last Friday, we've had melting of snow during the sunny days....
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-09-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Xringer
Radon, it's not safe!

Wow, 13 PCi/L is too high for comfort. Means you need some air moved out of your basement. My kid's house had about those readings and one radon pump fixed it.

My son-in-law had this one for a...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 12-06-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By Xringer
AirThings Radon sensor

It's an older Gen1 model, so it's not able to talk to Amazon.. :thumbup:
It's about to finish up it's 1 week calibration run.

So far, I'm liking it. I've inserted the rain record since 11/29/20...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-19-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,797
Posted By Xringer
I'm trying to do my part..

We only have to go a few miles to our babysitting job, and we are getting really good MPG. (See pic).
Plus, we buy our solar & wind power from a Texas company. It's cheap, but the local company...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-19-20, 09:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 19,797
Posted By Xringer
Who woke this old thread up? I was just...

Who woke this old thread up?
I was just thinking about a news report from last month..
It turns out that the COVID19 caused a big reduction in CO2 and air pollution.

So, how did that impact...
Forum: Tools 10-18-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 376
Posted By Xringer
I subscribed to a YouTube Channel

Since I've not been doing much lately, you might have figured that I had been COVID19ed..
Nope, still kicking and interested in all things 'Mini-Split'..
Saw this video about flares and wanted to...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 09-06-20, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,416
Posted By Xringer
The Ooma I got for my Daughter is still going....

The Ooma I got for my Daughter is still going. She's been using it a lot with the
current Work-at-home still in place here in MA.
I really hate this pandemic, but it's been pretty easy driving on...
Forum: Solar Power 08-08-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 56,716
Posted By Xringer
Thanks for the info. I'll check it out when I get...

Thanks for the info. I'll check it out when I get time.
It's the season for maintenance on my heating systems & my back-up power.
I'm babysitting 5 days a week and my weekend leisure time is very...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-22-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 167,931
Posted By Xringer
I bet it's great to have those resources (power,...

I bet it's great to have those resources (power, food & etc) during these crazy times.
My healthy Keto diet is a disaster now. My wife and I are not eating like we used too!

We just went for a...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 07-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,691
Posted By Xringer
Looking around for a source of solar screen and...

Looking around for a source of solar screen and found this 75% blocker stuff at Amazon.
Might to the job in some areas of the world..
...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 07-08-20, 10:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,335
Posted By Xringer
Still working during the Apocalypse..

Still working, keeping our food storage rations from being spoiled by the humidity. (Can't go to the store, might catch COVID19).

I have the Santa Fe plugged into a smart socket that's turned on...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 05-30-20, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 15,691
Posted By Xringer
Nine Years and they are still working fine..

8 years, 11 months, 23 days Update:

Since we've been working (babysitting) on weekdays, and not using the den,
and it's been a pretty cool spring, we've not had to put up with a hot den.

But...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-30-20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,335
Posted By Xringer
It lives!

I guess a little tin can with a bit of propane for propellant can't stand up to R410a pressures.
Anyways, I sucked the air out of a hose (with a cut-off valve), connected it to the can adapter,...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 05-30-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 13,335
Posted By Xringer
It's been about a year, and it's getting damp in...

It's been about a year, and it's getting damp in the basement again.
The Santa Fe isn't working this year. I found some new info about this ProSeal.
It's not for R410a units anymore. I looked for...
Forum: Solar Power 04-26-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 56,716
Posted By Xringer
I wanted something to work if the grid failed to...

I wanted something to work if the grid failed to power sump pumps and a few devices.
Lead acid storage still works, but not sure how many watt hours is available.
To back-up that short term...
Forum: Solar Power 04-25-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 56,716
Posted By Xringer
Not really. One of my four 200w PV panels was...

Not really. One of my four 200w PV panels was killed by a falling limb and I used the remaining 600 watts to heat water, until my tank started leaking beyond repair.
Now, I'm using that 600 watts...
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-29-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,515
Posted By Xringer
Social Distancing from 6 feet, out to 30 feet?

https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2763852
"Peak exhalation speeds can reach up to 33 to 100 feet per second (10-30 m/s), creating a cloud that can span approximately 23 to 27 feet...
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-19-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Xringer
I've cleaned the filters twice since the start of...

I've cleaned the filters twice since the start of winter.
Right now, they still look pretty clean.

I'm about 99% sure they aren't holding any COVID19,
however I'm going to leave them alone...
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-15-20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Xringer
"Why would you think that you have SARS-CoV-2019...

"Why would you think that you have SARS-CoV-2019 in your home air filter?"
Because I've been sick for a week with a bad 'cold'? And I've not a cold in many years.

The Sensibo company sells a...
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-15-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Xringer
With the COVID-19 virus spreading rapidly throughout the world,

Just got an info letter from support@sensibo.com with the following info..

Keep your filters clean - Dust and other particles can accumulate in your unitís filters. With the water that air...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 03-05-20, 11:28 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 131,523
Posted By Xringer
I've got most of the parts and tools to install...

I've got most of the parts and tools to install the A7 on the HS Tarm.
It's got a 76 gallon water jacket that is currently using #2 heating oil to heat.
If I'm not to busy this summer, I'll take a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:05 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Ad Management by RedTyger
Inactive Reminders By Icora Web Design