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Forum: The Billiards Room 02-01-19, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By where2
Certainly, the photos from a 5MP Raspberry Pi...

Certainly, the photos from a 5MP Raspberry Pi camera aimed at a nest should be quite impressive!!

For those without such high skills in electronics and Linux, a Loosafe 1080P outdoor wifi camera...
Forum: Forum News & Feedback 01-30-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,111
Posted By MetroMPG
Sounds like it may be a similar problem that...

Sounds like it may be a similar problem that pinballlooking had - bad URL cached?
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-10-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,318
Posted By Elcam84
For your pipe out of the ground I prefer steel...

For your pipe out of the ground I prefer steel pipe when its in an area that is subject to damage from cars mowers etc.

I like my conduit buried at least 3' but on a commercial site I like it...
Forum: Solar Heating 02-09-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,701
Posted By bennelson
Passive Solar Garage Door

Hi Folks!

I recently built a Passive Solar Garage Door!

Not a new or original idea, but still a good one. I loosely based mine on the one Gary Reysa wrote about in Home Power #117 (Link HERE...
Forum: The Billiards Room 02-01-18, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By NiHaoMike
Search for Ethernet connected outdoor cameras....

Search for Ethernet connected outdoor cameras. Most of those will support PoE as well. Then use a Raspberry Pi as your own server.
Forum: The Billiards Room 01-31-18, 11:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,231
Posted By NiHaoMike
There are plenty of outdoor IP cameras available....

There are plenty of outdoor IP cameras available. Just run a long wire to power it.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-06-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,653
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: Geothermal & Heat Pumps 05-30-17, 06:15 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 108,402
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: Lawn and Garden 03-18-17, 12:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,490
Posted By jeff5may
Here's an example of a typical small scale DWC...

Here's an example of a typical small scale DWC rig:
8 Site Hydroponic DWC System Kit with Nutrients - Hydroponic Systems - Hydroponics...
Forum: Solar Power 03-01-17, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 756
Posted By Fordguy64
Hmm not sure on an automatic way. But I'm...

Hmm not sure on an automatic way. But I'm assuming you have to manually put the controller into equalize mode. If so you just put a switch or breaker of some sort before the dump load.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 02-27-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 25,653
Posted By bennelson
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOtjzs4Xcf0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOtjzs4Xcf0
Link to blog about this:
Solar Proposal (http://300mpg.org/2017/02/27/solar-proposal/)
Forum: Lighting 02-21-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,605
Posted By natethebrown
LED Grow Light

Last year's garden had a lot of problems, including an inadequate seedling grow light. Last year, my seedlings were really leggy and weren’t developing very well. I was forced to put them outside...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-08-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,027
Posted By nibs
EPS crete (DIY insulation infused concrete)

First off my camera is down, so no pics.
We first started reading about EPS crete about 5 years ago, it is fairly common in Europe, in NA not quite so much.
Here is how we do it.
We collect...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 06-22-16, 11:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,350
Posted By nibs
Am very happy with the results of my sand filter....

Am very happy with the results of my sand filter.
just a note to let you know we started pumping the hot tub through the sand filter.
Wound up using a 55Gal ex beer yeast barrel (good pedigree),...
Forum: Conservation 01-17-16, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,578
Posted By Piwoslaw
Thermographic images with comments

I recently got a chance to use a thermal imaging camera (http://ecorenovator.org/forum/conservation/4659-how-make-most-thermographic-camera.html) and wanted to share some of the results. I'll try to...
Forum: Wind Power 08-08-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,106
Posted By NeilTheCop
It's very crude, but I hope you get the idea from...

It's very crude, but I hope you get the idea from some simplistic pseudo code for a micro-controller.
It's far easier to change a bit of code than unsolder components :thumbup:

//Start
(Loop...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-13-15, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By Piwoslaw
Check out some of the pics in my gallery...

Check out some of the pics in my gallery (http://ecorenovator.org/forum/members/piwoslaw/albums/heat+buffer/). They're not my coils, but should be helpful.
Forum: Solar Heating 03-11-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,334
Posted By GaryGary
Hi, Norm put a lot of thought and work into his...

Hi,
Norm put a lot of thought and work into his scheme for supporting and separating the copper hx coils in his tank:
Solar Hot Water and Space Heating System With Integrated Boiler...
Forum: Conservation 02-23-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,078
Posted By AC_Hacker
How To Make a Graph of Your Heating Degree Days

I have used the information from Heating & Cooling Degree Days - Free Worldwide Data Calculation (http://www.degreedays.net) for various things, and graphing heating degree days for my local area has...
Forum: Lawn and Garden 01-15-15, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,466
Posted By pletby
Ok Doax. I'll do the best thing I can do and...

Ok Doax. I'll do the best thing I can do and that's to point to the source of the information I've used instead of getting on my soapbox and pretending I have all the answers.

Silvia Bernstein's...
Forum: Solar Heating 12-10-14, 09:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,052
Posted By solarhotairpanels
Thumbs up Wow! What a Tank!

Sunspot.. I took one look at that storage tank and had to jump in here to compliment you.

that is an extremely well built tank which will serve you well for many years to come. Way to GO!

I...
Forum: Solar Heating 11-30-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,052
Posted By SDMCF
It seems common to run radiators at 80+C, but I...

It seems common to run radiators at 80+C, but I really don't understand why systems are designed to require that. The temperature at which you run the rads will depend on how well your house is...
Forum: Solar Heating 10-12-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,134
Posted By Mikesolar
Controllers are almost all differential controls...

Controllers are almost all differential controls so they have at least 2 if not 3 thermistors (almost all the good ones are European and use a PT1000 thermister). They also have triac based variable...
Forum: Solar Heating 10-09-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,134
Posted By Mikesolar
The only real Canadian manufacturers are...

The only real Canadian manufacturers are Thermodynamics Ltd (Nova Scotia) and Enerworks (london Ont). Of the 2 Thermodynamics are the most honest IMHO. Viessmann had distribution in Vancouver and...
Forum: Solar Heating 12-23-13, 08:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,033
Posted By ESharp
Properly constructed panels of copper and...

Properly constructed panels of copper and aluminum should be fine with any tilt.

Selecting a tilt is more a matter of optimization of annual vs winter collection of energy. See graph 2 here:...
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