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Forum: Lighting 01-07-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,375
Posted By zick
Which brands went bad on you? I watched your...

Which brands went bad on you?
I watched your video and it looks like you have at least two different brands and one looks like a phillips.

We got about 6 of the phillips we've been using for...
Forum: Solar Heating 11-29-12, 12:35 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,267
Posted By zick
Sorry to hear that, thankfully it wasn't worse. ...

Sorry to hear that, thankfully it wasn't worse.

Get well soon!
Forum: Solar Heating 11-13-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,267
Posted By zick
Is the rack finished? Unless I missed it, why...

Is the rack finished?
Unless I missed it, why did you deviate from your original design of 8 posts (two rows)?

I've never seen a ground rack that only had a single row like this, most always used...
Forum: Solar Power 02-21-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,998
Posted By zick
This looked interesting so I signed up for a...

This looked interesting so I signed up for a consultation since I would probably meet all their requirements.
But I just got an email back saying that it's not available in my area.
:(
Forum: Solar Heating 02-09-12, 09:59 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,267
Posted By zick
Closed loop systems typically run at about 10-20...

Closed loop systems typically run at about 10-20 psi and have a pressure relief valve set at 50 psi, so your hose idea should theoretically work fine since car radiators typically run around 15 psi. ...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-07-12, 08:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,093
Posted By zick
Yet we have power companies around us that have...

Yet we have power companies around us that have just recently asked to raise their rates...I guess they need to make up for the decrease in energy consumption. :mad:
Forum: Solar Heating 02-02-12, 12:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,267
Posted By zick
I'm gonna have to start using that button if we...

I'm gonna have to start using that button if we don't get this thread back on track! :D

Doax, what is the progress with your rack or has the weather stopped you?
Forum: Solar Heating 02-02-12, 10:03 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,267
Posted By zick
But the problem is that they are only posting...

But the problem is that they are only posting once and then creating a new account and then posting only once again.
Doesn't really make any sense on what they are trying to accomplish by doing...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-01-12, 07:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 37,267
Posted By zick
Seriously, what is the deal with this thread? ...

Seriously, what is the deal with this thread?
It just keeps attracking these single posters from apparently all over the world.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-30-12, 11:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,093
Posted By zick
This is just for the GSHP which is a Waterfurnace...

This is just for the GSHP which is a Waterfurnace Synergy 3D 5ton unit.
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-30-12, 10:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,093
Posted By zick
Now that we have a couple years under our belt,...

Now that we have a couple years under our belt, just like to give an update.
So far the system has been working flawlessly with no issues.

Our average bill has been about $112 and the highest was...
Forum: Solar Heating 01-23-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,491
Posted By zick
Hey Ben, any update on this project?

Hey Ben, any update on this project?
Forum: Solar Heating 12-02-11, 04:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 34,619
Posted By zick
Looks really good! :thumbup:

Looks really good! :thumbup:
Forum: Solar Heating 12-02-11, 01:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 34,619
Posted By zick
Have you tried using Photobucket to store your...

Have you tried using Photobucket to store your pictures and then just post the links in here.
I used it exclusively and it's always worked great, plus it's free! :D

The problem I run into with...
Forum: Solar Heating 12-02-11, 12:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 34,619
Posted By zick
Sounds like it's working well for you! Btw,...

Sounds like it's working well for you!

Btw, how big is your garage your trying to heat and how well is it insulated?
Forum: Solar Heating 11-11-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,491
Posted By zick
That tank sounds like it should work fine. 1-2...

That tank sounds like it should work fine. 1-2 gallons per sqft of collector is what I've heard so your right in line with that.
Can't wait to see how this does!
Forum: Solar Heating 11-06-11, 07:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,491
Posted By zick
Looking good. Btw, what kind of pex tubing are...

Looking good. Btw, what kind of pex tubing are you using?
Forum: Introductions 11-05-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,657
Posted By zick
Welcome :cool:

Welcome :cool:
Forum: Solar Heating 10-26-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,491
Posted By zick
This is one reason we put in the Geo, our ground...

This is one reason we put in the Geo, our ground is always wet which should be more efficient.

Around here the frost line is 42" from what I've read but everyone says to go 4'.
Forum: Solar Heating 10-26-11, 02:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 17,491
Posted By zick
Ben, I know what you mean about WI ground. We...

Ben, I know what you mean about WI ground. We live in a flood plain and the year we built our house we hit water at just 12" down. Also have clay, dirt, gravel, clay, gravel, etc...:eek:

I've also...
Forum: Solar Heating 10-23-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 28,433
Posted By zick
Keep up the good work! :thumbup:

Keep up the good work!

:thumbup:
Forum: Tools 10-17-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,930
Posted By zick
Thanks for finding this. We've had some mold...

Thanks for finding this. We've had some mold issues with our old house and I'm always concerned about it happening in our new house.
Forum: Lighting 10-12-11, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,375
Posted By zick
Ok, that makes sense. I was kind of surprised...

Ok, that makes sense. I was kind of surprised that your Sanyo could run on a single 20A breaker. :D
Forum: Lighting 10-12-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,375
Posted By zick
If I understand you correctly, you connected both...

If I understand you correctly, you connected both wires to one breaker?
Wouldn't that only protect one leg of the system?
Forum: Lighting 10-07-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,822
Posted By zick
I wonder how well these would work in a recessed...

I wonder how well these would work in a recessed can light? How much heat do these things produce? I mean the higher wattage LED bulbs always seems to have such big heat sinks on them.
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