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Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-12-15, 08:21 PM
Replies: 32
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Posted By bennelson
I STILL don't have a building permit. The County...

I STILL don't have a building permit. The County is actually requesting that I get a NEW DEED to my house before they give me a permit! Does anyone at the County know the exact wording they want on...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-12-15, 03:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
In my area, March typically IS clear and cold,...

In my area, March typically IS clear and cold, but with more hours of daylight than in January. Looks a little odd on the chart, but I think it's about right for my area.

Likewise, November,...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-11-15, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
There will be soon. I'm going through the...

There will be soon.

I'm going through the permitting process. Unfortunately, due to exactly where I am, I have multiple governmental bodies I have to deal with, making getting proper permissions...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-14-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
I also figured out how to use a spreadsheet to...

I also figured out how to use a spreadsheet to make a chart.
I entered the production estimate from PVWatts and my use from the last 12 months (from my electric bill statements) to make a chart.
...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-14-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
Here's what PVWatts says I would produce if I...

Here's what PVWatts says I would produce if I mounted a 5K photovoltaic system straight south.

http://ecoprojecteer.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/PVwatts_5K_prediction.jpg
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-13-15, 08:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
Here's a few snapshots of the drawing I had made...

Here's a few snapshots of the drawing I had made up.

http://ecoprojecteer.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/IMG_3988.jpg

http://ecoprojecteer.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/IMG_3989.jpg
...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-13-15, 08:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
So here's the latest: I have a weird lot. ...

So here's the latest:

I have a weird lot.
They property is narrow and runs north and south. It used to be wider, but back in the 1960's a tiny local road got turned into a State Road, so...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 04-08-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
Hey Wyatt, The garage is on the corner of...

Hey Wyatt,

The garage is on the corner of TWO lot lines, so I need a variance no matter what.

What you just described is pretty much how my house was rebuilt though.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 03-03-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
I DO like the idea of a heated floor! Especially...

I DO like the idea of a heated floor! Especially after working on my EV in Tom's floor-heated garage!

I do have water issues on my property. My garage is at the nexus of several different soil...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 03-03-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
I just found the same article as is in the second...

I just found the same article as is in the second link of the post immediately above this! I got beaten to it!

That does look like a great way to use solar heat AND garage doors.

On my garage,...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-25-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 20,347
Posted By bennelson
Eco-Garage

My house is pretty nice. Everything is fairly new and in good condition.

My garage on the other hand....

It's a detatched garage on a concrete slab. The slab is cracked like crazy - off by 4"...
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