Thursday, December 29, 2011
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Researchers develop cheap and easy to mass-produce "solar-paint"
Thursday, December 22, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Thursday, December 15, 2011
This is how to get really efficient computing.
There was a Russian book I found on systolic computing. Brilliant stuff, really inspirational for me. It's applications in video and image processing were immediately obvious.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Mathieu] was interested in using more solar cells for his everday electronics. He looked around but couldn’t find much information about using pholovoltaic for small indoor devices. We remember hearing some of the same things from [Dave Jones] in one of his EEVblog installments from a few years ago which looked at solar calculators; the only indoor solar gadget we can think of.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Date: Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 6:00 PM
Subject: Fwd: Home Performance Nightmare
Home Performance NightmareGreetings Planetsavers
Tonight we're diving in to fixing the worst Home Performance nightmare I've ever seen. That's right, it's the house I just bought in Virginia! Over the last few weeks I've shown you some pictures but today I took my first blower door reading... 7800 cfm50... and it never even got to 50! Actually it got to 34 with an open fan. We'll talk about what that all means and what can be done about it... on this house that the DOE wants real tight.
BTW I met some neighbors and they told me that the home had over $1,000 electric bills. We mentioned the insulation disaster a few weeks ago (shown above) but now we know how big a disaster that was.
This is actually a case where the Home Performance Failure actually cost the owner his home as the Utility Bill certainly contributed to them losing it in foreclosure!
Check in at 6 pacific and we'll take on this challenge. Hint: greater measures will be required than we discussed last week. Also I've already implemented some of last weeks suggestions from the audience. I'm getting excited about this one.
See you tonight,
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Field TripFresno CADec 10th, 2011On his trips from Virginia, Dave tries to leave time for a Fresno "Field Trip." Those wishing to see Energy Wise Renovation in process should watch here for upcoming details.New Site!Visit our New completely remodeled Beta Site by clicking here or link at top of page. Let us know how you like all the changes!Video BlogView the video "Welcome to Energy Wise House Flipping of Foreclosed Homes" by clicking here.Green Earth Equities...Saving the Planet One Foreclosed House at a Time
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Monday, December 5, 2011
Watch Your Energy
New monitoring gadgets may help reduce utility bills