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Forum: Conservation 02-15-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 273,827
Posted By TackyTeddy
Here in Crossville, Tennessee USA with the...

Here in Crossville, Tennessee USA with the Elevation of 2000 feet
68-70 Days depends on Sunny or Overcast
64-66 Nights
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-04-15, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,849
Posted By TackyTeddy
Ted sent this on October 4, 2015 at 5:33 AM...

Ted sent this on October 4, 2015 at 5:33 AM Central Time (USA).

We use about 990kW per month
(of course 14,000 lights at xmas time doesn't help)
3 people, 3500 sq/ feet
electric AC, water...
Forum: Conservation 07-05-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 94,310
Posted By TackyTeddy
1500 sq.ft. - 2.5 people, Electric hot water,...

1500 sq.ft. - 2.5 people, Electric hot water, central air, propane heat, (14,000 xmas lights (4 hrs per day) Thansgiving to Jan 6th)

*All kWH is per day
2004 48 kWH used
2005 48 kWH used
2006...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 04-30-15, 02:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 25,189
Posted By TackyTeddy
Two story home. I ran vented the full lenght of...

Two story home. I ran vented the full lenght of my soffit on the North and South sides of the house along with 24 feet with a full ridge vent on top.

Anyone see a problem with doing it that way? ...
Forum: Solar Power 04-28-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,010
Posted By TackyTeddy
Found this page with Spec sheets for Water...

Found this page with Spec sheets for Water Heaters along with Service manual & fault codes

GE heat pump manuals by date (http://waterheatertimer.org/GE-heat-pump-manuals-by-date.html#service)
...
Forum: Solar Power 04-27-15, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,010
Posted By TackyTeddy
First off thanks for your estimate of the BTU's ...

First off thanks for your estimate of the BTU's :-)

Second I almost found the answer (well not)

- - - - - - - - -
Randy over at TN Solar Systems | PV Solar System Kits | Home Energy Monitor...
Forum: Solar Power 04-23-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,010
Posted By TackyTeddy
Here’s my 3 panels that I plan to use for my...

Here’s my 3 panels that I plan to use for my Water Heater.

Looks like I’m going to have to use them Direct Feed. I had planned to try the Solar Hybrid Hot Water Solution - No Plumbing Mods...
Forum: Solar Power 12-02-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 196,487
Posted By TackyTeddy
2014 Good Year for Solar for Me

http://tackyted.com/storage/solar/Up%208%20percent%20Solar.jpg

Ted sent this on December 2, 2014 at 9:04 AM Central Time (USA).

I'm up 8% for 2014 :)

SideNote: I'm adding 3-255 panels to...
Forum: Solar Power 06-03-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,010
Posted By TackyTeddy
Xringer "No I'm currently testing out the...

Xringer

"No I'm currently testing out the 800w array connected directly to the lower
heating element in my new GE water heater w/ A7 on top.
(No MPPT being used yet)."

I've viewed the other...
Forum: Solar Power 06-03-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 19,010
Posted By TackyTeddy
Disregard ...... We Got the Wring Instructions ...

Disregard ...... We Got the Wring Instructions

But will let ya know how it goes ............................

So at our monthly Solar meeting I talk about get this unit and give it a try. ...
Forum: Solar Power 10-16-13, 04:51 PM
Replies: 743
Views: 196,487
Posted By TackyTeddy
South .........

South .........
Forum: Solar Power 10-05-13, 08:39 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 196,487
Posted By TackyTeddy
As of October 5, 2013 at 8:33 AM Central Time...

As of October 5, 2013 at 8:33 AM Central Time (USA).

Thought some would like our Comparision.

3500 sq. ft. 3 people
Electric water heater and dryer, and 14,000 xmas lights. Our usage per...
Forum: Solar Power 09-10-13, 11:57 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 196,487
Posted By TackyTeddy
I'm just up the road a bit, thought you'd like a...

I'm just up the road a bit, thought you'd like a PV System to do comparision with.

System Location: 467 Lawson Road, Crossville, TN 38571

Tilt: 26.5° Orientation: 180°
Panels:21 (7 x Schott...
Forum: Conservation 06-16-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,159
Posted By TackyTeddy
I know this is not Cheap, but the Nest works for...

I know this is not Cheap, but the Nest works for me. Some utilities around the US do offer big rebates for thermostats. Wish are area had them.
...
Forum: Solar Heating 06-12-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,769
Posted By TackyTeddy
Hey Guys ... More info how it's (Solar) works...

Hey Guys ...
More info how it's (Solar) works for me.

I have two meters (pic)
http://tackyted.com/storage/solar/SolarPowerMetersTed.jpg
Really doesn't matter what I do at what time of day. ...
Forum: Solar Heating 06-12-13, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,117
Posted By TackyTeddy
I think this is a cutaway of the unit. Don't...

I think this is a cutaway of the unit. Don't know if it helps. I know Richard here use (sells) them.

http://tackyted.com/storage/solar/WaterHeaterCutView.jpg

BTW did live in Milwaukee for...
Forum: Solar Heating 06-11-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,769
Posted By TackyTeddy
"That way, your PV system will not send power out...

"That way, your PV system will not send power out to the grid, but use it in real-time, heating your water. "

Sorry but that would cost me $$$

I get $0.12 over the base rate of $0.10, thus...
Forum: Solar Heating 06-10-13, 09:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,769
Posted By TackyTeddy
Smile Share of my Solar PV outputs

Here's my Solar PV system
TackyTed - Solar (http://tackyted.com/solar/)
At the bottom is a picture of what I produced my first year before I expanded.

Here's all my output since upgrade …....
Forum: Solar Heating 06-09-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 35,769
Posted By TackyTeddy
Thumbs down [QUOTE=Xringer;5360]This simple technology (DC...

[QUOTE=Xringer;5360]This simple technology (DC heating of water using PV panels)
has been tested for a few years by the government.
BFRL: Solar Photovoltaic Hot Water System...
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