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Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 02-19-19, 04:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,163
Posted By pavel
There are three sequences controlled by the...

There are three sequences controlled by the software:

START:
- turn both circulation pumps ON
- close EEV by 500 steps, open EEV by 150 steps
- ramp compressor SSR up from 50% to 100% in 800ms...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-26-18, 08:34 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 30,270
Posted By pinballlooking
You can down load the Loop Logix Geothermal...

You can down load the Loop Logix Geothermal Design Software here for free. Demo version but full functional just can't save or change location. (I installed the on a very old laptop) My deep earth...
Forum: Conservation 06-03-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 49,630
Posted By randen
Anyone working to off grid

Here it is June 03 2018 and I'm claiming success on the 20 kw inverter. We had accomplished a load test and with a scope saw a pure sine wave 60 htz with no artifact of noise YAY!!

The batteries...
Forum: Solar Power 02-26-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,061
Posted By arnesr
Some pics of my install: ...

Some pics of my install:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4604/40489146711_7b1f62bc29_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/24FTsGp)
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4613/40489100591_02abf268f3_z.jpg...
Forum: Conservation 01-18-18, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,260
Posted By stevehull
total cost per month - $58

I now have had a full year of my 12.5 kW solar system. This supplies two houses, a shop, heated shop office, barn, barn office and 2013 Nissan Leaf.

No natural or LP gas, so my electricity bill...
Forum: Conservation 11-26-17, 11:50 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 68,870
Posted By Peakster
October 2017 housing costs: Natural Gas -...

October 2017 housing costs:

Natural Gas - $70.85 (183.462 M3)
Electricity - $85.52 (381 kWh)
Water - $101.19 (3,279 gallons)

Other expenses:

Cell Phone - $91.93
Wifi & Cable - $0 (25mbps)
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 11-13-17, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,935
Posted By AC_Hacker
AC_Hacker and Acuario meet in Cordoba, Spain

I was making a trip to the Andalusian region of Spain with my mate, Ann, and met up with Acuario and his lovely wife.

Had a nice dinner and great conversation. As expected, lots of great geek...
Forum: Appliances & Gadgets 11-13-17, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,869
Posted By MN Renovator
I'd take the $150. The main sticky point that I...

I'd take the $150. The main sticky point that I read was the "It can also be used to help the grid absorb extra energy when needed." ..which means it will heat beyond the set temperature causing...
Forum: Solar Heating 09-13-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,491
Posted By dhaslam
I have a fairly similar size system. There are...

I have a fairly similar size system. There are 90 tubes plus three flat plate panels. There is a separate system with sixty tubes for hot water. My system heats an overground clay store with...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 09-12-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 51,384
Posted By bennelson
I've now gotten two electric bills since...

I've now gotten two electric bills since installing the solar. For the first full month of solar, I got a credit of $40. For the second month, a credit of $20.

At this point, I have a $60 credit...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 08-28-17, 03:39 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 140,493
Posted By nokiasixteth
Sounds like you got a place to set a screen at...

Sounds like you got a place to set a screen at for water wells too if you ever needed it just need some development.

Yeah i never dug in anything like that we done lots of stone sea rock and sea...
Forum: Solar Power 08-22-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 15,949
Posted By antdun
My home was within the 90% coverage zone of the...

My home was within the 90% coverage zone of the solar eclipse yesterday and you can see the effect of the solar eclipse on my solar array in the picture below...
Forum: Tools 08-08-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,102
Posted By jeff5may
You will still need a pull-up resistor on the...

You will still need a pull-up resistor on the data line, only one, somewhere near the data logger, no matter what mode you run the sensors in. The more sensors you string up, the more load they will...
Forum: Product Reviews 08-07-17, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,903
Posted By Robaroni
Chevy Bolt Electric Vehicle (EV)

As some of you know I'm keen on renewables. My ultimate goal has been to be completely off fossil fuel (FF).
In that progression I have gradually worked up to eliminating gas and internal combustion...
Forum: Conservation 07-22-17, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,921
Posted By randen
Driving on sunshine

The pergola is erected and some experimentation has been made. I'm getting very close to making a connection to the home and it will be an off grid system with grid only as back-up.

It will be...
Forum: Conservation 06-29-17, 08:23 AM
Replies: 574
Views: 702,640
Posted By kostas
Hi guys, what goes around comes around, so here I...

Hi guys, what goes around comes around, so here I am with the latest news: I finally finished my diy HRV system!To be honest I completed and installed it last February but only now I managed to make...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-13-17, 08:46 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 51,384
Posted By bennelson
The solar is LIVE! Solar is LIVE!...

The solar is LIVE!
Solar is LIVE! (http://300mpg.org/2017/06/06/solar-is-live/)

You can see actual production at: https://enlighten.enphaseenergy.com/pv/public_systems/PqBp1213167/overview
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-06-17, 09:26 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 51,384
Posted By bennelson
Here's a video/slideshow of putting up the solar...

Here's a video/slideshow of putting up the solar panels.

Pretty hard to hold a video camera, film, work, and not fall off the roof at the same time, so I was usually grabbing a few phone...
Forum: The Billiards Room 06-02-17, 10:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,893
Posted By Xringer
Check out this weather map

Just about every kind of information you might want...

https://www.windy.com
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-30-17, 05:15 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 140,493
Posted By Sccoupe
Finally making progress in limestone.

___After years of reading and experimenting with a lot of different ways not to drill a hole in the ground, I am finally making some progress. So to help others in their quests for info, i'll post...
Forum: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-22-17, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 10,300
Posted By Fordguy64
In the video the guy uses what hey calls "hyper...

In the video the guy uses what hey calls "hyper loops" to me they just look like those cheap solar pool heaters. That looks much easier to handle and I'm assuming it's much more surface area compared...
Forum: The Billiards Room 04-27-17, 11:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,985
Posted By natethebrown
To be honest, I think you are looking at things a...

To be honest, I think you are looking at things a bit wrong. I will use your analogy a bit and expand to what I mean.

First, you have to maximize your oxygen production. The easiest and...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 04-17-17, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,053
Posted By creeky
I would go have a look at buildingscience.com. If...

I would go have a look at buildingscience.com. If I remember correctly they have a section on crawlspaces.

https://buildingscience.com/documents/information-sheets/crawlspace-insulation
...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 04-04-17, 02:36 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 51,384
Posted By bennelson
Got my heat going! ...

Got my heat going!

https://youtu.be/PNHnkJoIyog

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNHnkJoIyog
Forum: The Billiards Room 03-27-17, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,373
Posted By jeff5may
Simple setup: ...

Simple setup:
https://static.wixstatic.com/media/cd1534_52c4015ab2164557a5b5f59c385d82d9.png/v1/fill/w_811,h_615,al_c/cd1534_52c4015ab2164557a5b5f59c385d82d9.png



Complex system:...
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