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Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-17-13, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By Piwoslaw
Exalta, if you set the thermostat to 1 instead of...

Exalta, if you set the thermostat to 1 instead of 4, then the fridge will still need 100W max (most of the time it is less), but it will turn on less often, so in the long run will consume less...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-17-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,235
Posted By jeff5may
Model numbers would help here. Generally...

Model numbers would help here.

Generally speaking, both units you mentioned run the same way. When they begin to operate, they draw enormous power to kick-start their compressors, then fall...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 10-11-13, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,339
Posted By iamgeo
That's what I'd like to know. I find it far...

That's what I'd like to know.
I find it far less expensive to actually turn off the power strip.
Forum: Lighting 08-08-13, 08:36 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 52,102
Posted By Daox
I agree. How cool would it be to design a house...

I agree. How cool would it be to design a house and its lighting and basically NEVER have to change the bulbs? For my existing stuff I'll wait until my CFLs burn out, but my office has 6 new can...
Forum: Lighting 08-08-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 52,102
Posted By jeff5may
The thing that sold me on the LED bulbs is their...

The thing that sold me on the LED bulbs is their lifespan. How much is it worth to you to never have to get up on a ladder and change that bulb over the stairwell or over the back deck again? Not to...
Forum: Lighting 08-07-13, 07:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 52,102
Posted By randen
I've been a huge fan of LED lighting for a while....

I've been a huge fan of LED lighting for a while. If they are purchased directly from China the prices are good. Imagine replacing a light for the last time. The daylight type are my favorite. I had...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 07-15-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 20,953
Posted By nexsuperne
When the rainwater runs out, then we use...

When the rainwater runs out, then we use bathwater for flushing toilets. The trick is to only store as much grey water as can be used in 2 days, or it starts to smell. I found that adding 1ml per...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 06-30-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,020
Posted By bennelson
Soda Bottle lawn sprinkler

Soda Bottle Sprinkler (http://ecoprojecteer.net/2012/06/soda-bottle-sprinkler/)

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Forum: Introductions 05-16-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,684
Posted By Piwoslaw
Welcome to ER:) It's good to see that you've...

Welcome to ER:)

It's good to see that you've already started reducing your eco-footprint:thumbup:
Good luck with further reductions, and with educating as many people as you can!
Forum: Conservation 05-14-12, 09:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 39,740
Posted By lucerne96
I would white coat the roof with Acrymax Acrymax...

I would white coat the roof with Acrymax Acrymax Technologies, Inc. - Flexible Solutiong in High-Perfomance Coating Systems! (http://www.acrymax.com/) AND insulate the the space under the roof....
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-11-12, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,631
Posted By S-F
Well as a parent of three children I certainly...

Well as a parent of three children I certainly have a lot of input here. If water usage is such a concern for you I suggest you get into rain water harvesting. Where I live there is basically too...
Forum: The Billiards Room 10-27-08, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,599
Posted By dremd
You might be an EcoRenovator if

You strategically change out Incandescent bulbs for CFL's in your friends house without telling them.
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