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Old 03-19-13, 01:04 PM   #21
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Put a few computer fans on it, operated by a high efficiency power supply and a thermostat.
Did that 2 years ago...

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Old 03-19-13, 09:04 PM   #22
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You might be an EcoRenovator if...

...you find yourself explaining the concept of ecological footprint at parties...

...and compare results...

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You might be an EcoRenovator if...

When the sun finally comes out to melt the snow, on the first day of Spring,
First Day of Spring Vernal Equinox 2013


And it's only going to be a couple of hours of melting, until you get some badly needed Solar PV power,


The clouds will be rolling in about 30 seconds, after all the snow is gone..
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YMBAER if...
... At the store you walk past a whole aisle lined with beer cans, and all you can think of is that they would make a helluva solar air warmer.
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This winter we had to replace the digital thermometer in our bedroom, so we got one with more functions (humidity, min/max). It worked fine, but when it finally got warm enough to open the windows and turn the heating off I found out that it has one more function: It displays the word "Comfort" and a smiley face when it is warm enough (and not too humid). 'Warm enough' in this case is over 20C, while our bedroom was in the 16-17C range all winter (sometimes below 15, rarely above 18), so no wonder I never saw any happy faces - the thermometer was not happy So...

You might be an EcoRenovator if...
... Your house's winter temperature is kept so low that even your thermometer is not comfortable.
... You have warm sweaters, vests, socks and slippers prepared for your guests.

On the same note, when we had guests over during the winter months, one of the ladies came out of the bathroom with a big frown on her face and almost crying: "Even their toilet seat is cold!"
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LOL! My wife is becoming less and less tolerant of winter's cold toilet seat.

We kept our house up at 20C the whole winter. Today, they are in AC mode..
Got them running at 25C and I'm still chilly.. It feels nice outside.. abt 30 to 33C today..
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... My wife is becoming less and less tolerant of winter's cold toilet seat...
Here you go...


The maximum ultra.

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I'm done with re-doing bathrooms.. One was enough..

I could end up like Clem, pushing up daisies.

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YMBAER if you spend countless hours calculating how to make your solar-system-charged electric car conversion blow the pants off of multimillion dollar exoticars you might pull up beside at a traffic light. BWAAAAHAAAAHAAAAHAAAAHAAAA!
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The maximum ultra.

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