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Old 04-22-12, 07:25 PM   #4
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From a theoretical perspective, the most efficient way to heat a house with wind is to have a windmill gather torque which drives the shaft of a heat pump.

From a practical perspective, Ryland is right: the good wind is up high, and wind power is best left to those with >100ft towers. It's not as fun, but my utility lets me buy wind power for $0.12/kWh, which is FAR cheaper than I could generate it myself.
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