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Forum: Conservation 08-30-14, 06:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,200
Posted By Exeric
I use polyurethane foam also and its great stuff....

I use polyurethane foam also and its great stuff. Better than iso in many applications. I assume you posted before you saw my latest post to AC. I think you might be using the wrong analogy about...
Forum: Conservation 08-30-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,200
Posted By Exeric
So, does this mean I'm not a troll? Just want to...

So, does this mean I'm not a troll? Just want to know if disrespect without apology to someone who offers genuine knowledge on a particular subject should be considered Ok on this forum. Like I said,...
Forum: Conservation 08-29-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,200
Posted By Exeric
AC, I should explain a little better my rationale...

AC, I should explain a little better my rationale for down rating multiple layers of radiant barrier in air. When I installed my radiant barrier below the roof of my house it still got very warm up...
Forum: Conservation 08-26-14, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,200
Posted By Exeric
AC, actually I hope you're right about the stuff....

AC, actually I hope you're right about the stuff. And I did miss the extreme cost of it. But I'm not sure they aren't using the extreme price to lure in people with the reverse psychology of "it must...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-26-14, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,165
Posted By Exeric
Yes, you are right. I was thinking generically...

Yes, you are right. I was thinking generically about climate. I don't think it will work with your particular construction details. It really does require very specific house construction details to ...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-26-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,165
Posted By Exeric
dablack, it might work for you or it might not. I...

dablack, it might work for you or it might not. I haven't finished the project yet so it's premature to claim a proof of concept for a radiant barrier heating a home. However, your situation might...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-26-14, 09:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,165
Posted By Exeric
Removed because of double post

Removed because of double post
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-26-14, 02:46 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,165
Posted By Exeric
AC, I'm not sure who you are accusing of being...

AC, I'm not sure who you are accusing of being smug about insulation? I am, as far as I know, the first person here to promote a project using radiant barriers in a form other than for cooling. Have...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 08-25-14, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,982
Posted By Exeric
Now don't you feel better now that you've found...

Now don't you feel better now that you've found an excuse to boast about your private life and your accomplishments. Ego is a powerful motivator isn't it? It's always an interesting question if the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 08-25-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,165
Posted By Exeric
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/solar-heating/3141-a...

http://ecorenovator.org/forum/solar-heating/3141-attic-heat-project-designed-bottom-up.html: See this thread. I'm not a big fan of using multiple layers of radiant barrier. A least here on Earth. Air...
Forum: Solar Power 08-03-14, 11:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,878
Posted By Exeric
Steve, my understanding is that PV alone, i.e....

Steve, my understanding is that PV alone, i.e. without a battery and everything that goes with it, can't be used with anything that might require a surge current on turn on. Could be wrong... Maybe...
Forum: Solar Heating 08-01-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,126
Posted By Exeric
Well, that definitely makes it hard to have PV....

Well, that definitely makes it hard to have PV. Good luck with the community solar PV. I hope it works out for you.
Forum: Solar Heating 08-01-14, 01:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,126
Posted By Exeric
There may be a third option, but it would depend...

There may be a third option, but it would depend on your future plans. It also has the disadvantage of there not being a fuel backup if your electric grid went down. Many people are trying to go as...
Forum: Conservation 07-01-14, 02:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,904
Posted By Exeric
You're quite the person to be calling me a nut...

You're quite the person to be calling me a nut especially with your well publicized belief that the CO2 increased content of our atmosphere has not been caused by man. Or else your belief that the...
Forum: Conservation 06-30-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 25,904
Posted By Exeric
Care to document any of this with pictures or...

Care to document any of this with pictures or whatever? Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Xringer should be an example to us all. His claims are infinitesimal compared to the...
Forum: Solar Heating 06-13-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,161
Posted By Exeric
That's sounds like a great idea. One thing that...

That's sounds like a great idea. One thing that might be a problem is trying to use that method in winter. I think most people would have a hard time getting around using a downstairs dryer of some...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-01-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By Exeric
Actually, I think we agree on a surprising number...

Actually, I think we agree on a surprising number of things. Where I think we disagree is on the definitions. For instance, suppose you live in a small town, like I do. Walmart tried to get in here....
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-01-14, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By Exeric
I pretty much knew that was your opinion without...

I pretty much knew that was your opinion without you having stated it here. The last time we had a disagreement (about man induced climate change) as the conversation lowered it finally hit rock...
Forum: The Billiards Room 05-30-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,846
Posted By Exeric
Definition of very moral legislators

I think the definition of very moral and ethical elected officials in most petroleum exporting states and provinces is different from the definition most of us are accustomed to. I think the...
Forum: Solar Heating 05-02-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,161
Posted By Exeric
That's sounds like a good idea. However, you will...

That's sounds like a good idea. However, you will still need a damper of some sort either manual or a back draft damper, like in a bathroom. The problem is the cheap backdraft dampers are all round...
Forum: Solar Power 05-02-14, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,316
Posted By Exeric
Whose bidding do you think the Oklahoma...

Whose bidding do you think the Oklahoma legislature is doing?
Forum: Solar Heating 04-30-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,161
Posted By Exeric
I hope you're kidding. In fact I'm counting on it.

I hope you're kidding. In fact I'm counting on it.
Forum: Solar Heating 04-29-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,161
Posted By Exeric
I did a mental simulation of using a dedicated...

I did a mental simulation of using a dedicated isolated laundry room with warm incoming air to the whole room used for the dryer. It won't work as I was thinking. When a person would open the...
Forum: Solar Heating 04-28-14, 02:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,161
Posted By Exeric
I read that article in the link you posted, Daox....

I read that article in the link you posted, Daox. Good article. It sounds like it's possible to air seal a dryer after a fashion but not perfectly and since it's not insulated the dryer still...
Forum: Solar Heating 04-27-14, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,161
Posted By Exeric
BTW, if you have an electrical diagram of your...

BTW, if you have an electrical diagram of your existing dryer, and are handy both in electrical and structural subjects, then you could kill three birds with one stone. My kind of stone. First you...
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