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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-15-18, 05:02 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 40,120
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Just checked the meter, the hours had run out...

Just checked the meter, the hours had run out past 9999, so I looked back at the last date of when I finished the unit. The unit continued to measure kWh.
3 years or 1100 days. And 2000 kWh comes...
Forum: Solar Power 03-25-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Vanadium flow battery

This popped up on my facebook. Look highly promising thought I would share and see yalls thoughts.
...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-12-17, 08:33 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 40,120
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Here are the newest numbers. System been logging...

Here are the newest numbers. System been logging for 7198 hours, that is 2 hours shy of 300 days. In those 300 days the system has used 440 kwh of power.
So that is 1.5 kwh a day, at $.12 a kwh,...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-11-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,605
Posted By MEMPHIS91
MEMPHIS builds a house

So I never thought I would say this but we now have plans on moving, the current location/house/stress is not what we want. So we have plans on moving to another county (this one is getting way to...
Forum: Solar Power 07-31-16, 12:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,172
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I am googling the terms you mentioned. I have...

I am googling the terms you mentioned. I have access to a multitude of parts. And this really seems like an awesome idea. I am all for building and testing a unit, and tweeking the needed solution. A...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 07-21-16, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,884
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Don't let the embers in. use some aluminum window...

Don't let the embers in. use some aluminum window screening over the vents. It will trap the embers and let them burn out before getting into the attic, if you want you could do a couple layers just...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-14-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,838
Posted By MEMPHIS91
This weekend is pretty full for me. But my job...

This weekend is pretty full for me. But my job has me traveling north MS a lot. Where are you in MS? I might be able to get it closer to you if I have a job near by. I've got a dehumidifier with your...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 07-13-16, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,838
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Howdy fellow Mississippian! I happen to have...

Howdy fellow Mississippian!
I happen to have some perfectly sized R22 compressors laying around that I wouldn't mind letting you have. If you are close enough to drive, shoot me a pm with your...
Forum: Solar Power 06-15-16, 06:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,172
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I fixed my panel, (bad connection) so my max...

I fixed my panel, (bad connection) so my max watts are now around 460-475. The total kwh for the 7 days I have had it plugged in is 15kwh. SO about $1.50 in free power. =D
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 06-07-16, 07:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,985
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Pictures? Could be a number of things. How many...

Pictures? Could be a number of things. How many AC tools do you have? Is the fan and compressor running? Is the discharge line hot?
Forum: Conservation 04-23-16, 05:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 28,083
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I find that most people who are looking to go off...

I find that most people who are looking to go off grid either don't understand all the is involved (money, batteries, no sun for days, etc.) or that do it as a worst case scenario as in grid down....
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 02-12-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,692
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Doax you mind changing this thread title to...

Doax you mind changing this thread title to "MEMPHIS's Home Insulation Project"?

So I was able to use 6 cans of spray foam and some insulation board to patch the holes in the eves of the house.
...
Forum: Other Improvements 02-10-16, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,118
Posted By MEMPHIS91
WILL DO!! So the big orange big box store...

WILL DO!!

So the big orange big box store had some 8" duct on sell today, SO that is what I got!!

I used some left over duct from another project as well, total cost today was $20. Total cost...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-08-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,290
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Mark, temp that day was 50F. But it has put out...

Mark, temp that day was 50F. But it has put out 130F with it 35F outside.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 02-07-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 11,272
Posted By MEMPHIS91
IMHO, THIS is a must for those windows. I have...

IMHO, THIS is a must for those windows. I have old dual pane windows and they are stinking terrible.......

Building interior window insulation panels...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 02-04-16, 08:28 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 139,713
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Thanks, this has taken almost 2 years to figure...

Thanks, this has taken almost 2 years to figure everything out. I just haven't had the time to really focus on it.

Air temp is normally 52-55F at the coldest, and water temp is 64-65F. Of course...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-03-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,290
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I finally got my heater up and working. I did 3...

I finally got my heater up and working. I did 3 layers of bug screen on mine.
Temp in box was 175F without air flow and I got 125F at the vent in the house at about 400cfm. I write up details when...
Forum: Solar Heating 01-27-16, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,290
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Awesome Link! The Zen of Passive Solar Heating...

Awesome Link!
The Zen of Passive Solar Heating Panel Design (http://www.iedu.com/Solar/Panels/)
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 01-24-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,421
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I think this article makes some good points. ...

I think this article makes some good points.
What's wrong with shipping container housing? One architect says "everything." : TreeHugger...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-24-16, 01:01 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,619
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Sure thing man. I'll help every way I can. It's...

Sure thing man. I'll help every way I can. It's pretty straight forward. They really are great units. It can record a crazy amount of data.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 01-22-16, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,421
Posted By MEMPHIS91
I don't really think so. In order to properly...

I don't really think so. In order to properly insulate the containers you either loose most your inside space or you have to spend a lot of money cutting and welding to make them usable. Plus now the...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 01-15-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,556
Posted By MEMPHIS91
So I got the 53 LRA R22 10,000 BTU compress on. ...

So I got the 53 LRA R22 10,000 BTU compress on.
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=6516&stc=1&d=1452908896

Went ahead a made a larger condenser for the fish tank. I added...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-30-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,556
Posted By MEMPHIS91
HAHA WOW, sorry jeff after looking at it again I...

HAHA WOW, sorry jeff after looking at it again I see what you mean. Thanks for having the faith in me to know I didn't do something that crazy. lol Here is a better picture for you....
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-10-15, 09:57 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 37,619
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Jeff, So basically it is the control that is a...

Jeff, So basically it is the control that is a problem. And designing the controller would close to impossible with out time and money.
So Exv's are out of the question until they become more...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 12-02-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 23,556
Posted By MEMPHIS91
Jeff you are SO very right. That is why a 1 ton...

Jeff you are SO very right. That is why a 1 ton TXV is on my table right now. Just waiting on a better compressor. I am seeing better suction temps. Pond is still around 64F and the suction is right...
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