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Sunday, 22 September 2013

ENERGY CONSUMPTION

ENERGY CONSUMPTION


I am now going to voice my opinion on a topic that is something I am passionate about. Namely housing energy. I have heard sooo many people tell me that they would love to have their houses 'off the grid'. After being in the housing industry for over 15 years, the biggest step toward getting off the grid is to increase the efficiency of the systems already in place. Increased efficiency translates into decreased waste. Decreased wasted energy is more money in your pocket.

A perfect example of this would be central heating/cooling system. Hot air goes up, while cool air is forced down, or falls. So the balancing of a central heating system is very important to maintain, depending on the season. In most conventional houses, the air blows out of strategically placed(usually) registers, and returned to the furnace or A/C unit via floor/wall returns. The return vents are usually the large grills. In the more modern houses, wall returns are also present, usually at the highest point of the house. The idea is to maintain the temperature of the air to relative required comfort levels. In the summer we close the floor returns, so we don't lose the cool air, and we keep the wall returns open, to recycle the warm air. In the winter, we would like to keep the warm air, so we close the wall returns, and plug the floor returns. Warm air rises and cool air falls.

  We can also streamline a heating system by balancing the main supply duct of a heating system. The main ducting coming out of a furnace has branches. The number of branches is usually dependent on the size of the house. Somewhere along each of the branches is a 'damper'. It will be inside the large duct. You can adjust it by turning the nut or bolt on the outside of the duct. By fully opening, or partially closing these dampers, airflow can be directed through the home. If you can reduce the number of times a heating/cooling system turns on in a two hour period, you are saving money.

 We can take advantage of the natural properties of air temperature differentials. So, for the summer, we would really like to get rid of the warm air. Here is another idea. If you have a pretty good idea of the prevailing weather patterns of where your house is, add some small windows toward the top of each story, and position them so a breeze can help vent some of that excess heat.

 Another area that can always be improved is a hot water system. The water coming into your house from the ground is at approximately 55 Deg F. You are then warming it up to between 140- 170 Deg F. By adding a holding tank that brings the water up to room temperature BEFORE it enters the water tank,you can save quite a bit on a heating bill. Using pipe insulation on hot water lines to reduce heat loss is also a good idea. Turn down the operating temperature of your hot water tank. Wash your laundry in cold water.

 There are dozens of different techniques for saving on your energy bill. Most municipalities charge a premium for energy consumption during peak hours. Usually between 8 am and 5 pm. So altering your lifestyle can also help to save. Do your dishes, laundry and showering during the hours that cost less for power. Upgrading old appliances may also bean option ( I have mixed feelings about this). You may use less power by upgrading an old appliance, but will the cost of the new appliance outweigh the potential savings? If given enough time it can, but lets face it, most new appliance will not last long enough to offset the cost.  In quite a few cases, energy efficiency does not mean a better machine.

 Maintaining the temperature of your home, rather than shutting down a cooling system is also more cost effective. If you leave your house in the morning and shut down you A/C, when you return and crank it in order to cool off your house, you are not saving money and you are straining your A/C unit. Closing the curtains on south facing windows, during the hottest parts of the day will also reduce the cost of cooling your home. Conversely, leaving these curtains open during daylight hours in the winter can also help reduce the cost of heating. Make sure your attic hatch is well sealed during the cold months.

 Every single house has it's own 'personality'. Some of the contributing factors to this are; 1) Position of the home vs prevailing weather patterns. 2) Presence of shade trees. 3) Position/ condition of windows vs local weather. 4) Age/ condition of interior systems. 5) Ventilation. How well you know the personality of your home can be a big advantage in streamlining your energy consumption. If you can reduce the amount of power that is wasted in your home, you can get a more comprehensive idea of what kind of power requirements you truly have. If you know how much power you need for your home, you will have a GREAT idea of the requirements of any 'off the grid' system.

Saturday, 10 August 2013

links draft- aug 7th



1. ENERGY/DIY/TECHNICAL

http://peswiki.com/index.php/Main_Page
http://www.zpenergy.com/index.php
http://www.free-energy-info.tuks.nl/
http://keelynet.com/
http://www.energyplanet.info/
http://www.free-energy-info.tuks.nl/
http://www.angelfire.com/ak5/energy21/links.html
http://aetherforce.com/
http://www.instructables.com/
http://www.instructables.com/tag/type-id/?sort=none&q=energy
http://www.overunity.com/
http://www.energeticforum.com/renewable-energy/
http://www.free-energy.ws/index.html
http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_tema.htm
http://freeenergyportal.blogspot.nl/p/diy.html
http://blue-science.org
http://library.open-energy.ws/directory/-%20Free%20Energy/Donald%20Lee%20Smith

Rodin coil

http://www.angelfire.com/ak5/energy21/rodin.htm
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=556911077681277&set=vb.100000871689984&type=3&permPage=1

Electric coils

https://sites.google.com/site/alternativeworldenergy/shorting-coils-circuits

- Plasma / Fusion systems

http://lawrencevilleplasmaphysics.com/


Fusion

http://greentechinfo.eu/
http://www.buildtheenterprise.org/ecat-cold-fusion-reactor-update-now-made-in-usa

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWO93G-zLZ0

-Hydrogen

http://switch2hydrogen.com/

Vidoes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjqkHhWUKOU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i_JPkaAkZc

Anti gravity systems

http://www.trunews.com/scientists-use-sound-waves-to-levitate-manipulate-matter/

Video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=12PZ9469cVs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbytE_FAZuA

Solar

http://inhabitat.com/peru-solar-power-program-aims-to-give-electricity-to-the-countrys-2-million-poorest-citizens/
http://inhabitat.com/new-photosensitizing-dyes-create-more-efficient-solar-panels/

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWO93G-zLZ0

Ocean power

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/energy/renewables/a-new-idea-for-green-energy-deep-ocean-current-power
http://www.oceanenergycouncil.com/index.php/Ocean-Currents/Ocean-Current-Energy-FAQ.html

Water power

http://www.emeng.gentlyhosting.co.uk/Cooling/Images/WaterPump.JPG
http://www.emeng.gentlyhosting.co.uk/Cooling/Images/WaterPump.JPG
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-pItLP4-427I/UTqPrltB-_I/AAAAAAAAC4E/4_EGW1axqzY/s640/Types+Of+Water+Wheels.jpg


Implosion

http://www.free-energy.ws/implosion.html

Nano technology

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPM8OR6W6WE
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mEH6tDLKcVU&feature=youtu.be

Bio-photons

http://2012thebigpicture.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/biophotons-the-human-body-emits-communicates-with-and-is-made-from-light/

Crystal Technology

http://inhabitat.com/revolutionary-superman-memory-crystals-can-store-data-virtually-forever/#13740828301491&20617::resize_frame|78-151
http://truthbrigade.com/drlar/crystal/xls008a.htm

Nano/ Solar technology

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5BT3PKtcTmg
Solar heater
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLNViUsRCVU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=fvwp&v=FSQVGhn8KRU&NR=1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=QTO4aQZ9LI8

Hydroelectric Generator

http://knowledgeweighsnothing.com/how-to-build-a-hydroelectric-generator-free-pdf-plans/
https://www.engineeringforchange.org/static/content/Energy/S00070/5%20Gallon%20Bucket%20Build%20Manual.pdf


SPECIFIC PROJECTS

Cosmic Collector

http://archive.org/details/TheCosmicCollector-DiyFreeEnergyDeviceSchematics

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UE2PGW28JA8
http://www.scoop.it/t/neat-new-technology/p/993999631/the-cosmic-collector-diy-free-energy-schematic-video
http://www.chukanovenergy.com/

SITES FOR INVENTORS

http://www.quirky.com/learn
http://www.davison.com/


2. HEALTH / ALTERNATIVE MEDECINE
HEALTH

alternative healing in general
HEALTH / Alternative healing methods
Color Therapy, Gemstone & Crystal Therapy, Aromatherapy, Sound, sacred geometry ,
http://www.energyandvibration.com/color.htm

Videos in general

http://www.ted.com/talks/jill_bolte_taylor_s_powerful_stroke_of_insight.html

 Qigong

http://www.wakingtimes.com/2013/07/12/qi-master-generates-plasma-flashes-around-his-body/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=1tTXFYrDd0E

 Neuroprogramming

http://www.transparentcorp.com/products/np/?c=2541284

Scenar Technology

http://www.scenar.ru
http://www.neshealth.com
http://www.timewaver.de/die-timewaver-systeme-im-uberblick

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7884jLb7bA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qViWpm9wo4s

DNA

http://www.secretpowersoundsdecoded.com/index.php
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWLNyF9H_wg&list=PLekNTtvuZZWFMDpnYmfPOcr9VGig4WVxj
http://freeaccount.dnaspectrum.com/
http://www.auraphoto.com/



3. NATURE / ENVIRONMENT/FREQUENCY

 Sacred geometry systems

http://www.esotericonline.net/group/sacredgeometry/forum/topics/the-hidden-energy-science-of
http://www.robertreckmeyer.com/light-energy-sacred-geometry.html

 Solfeggio systems 

http://soundsofwonder.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc4_xaWsQC4
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mqh5npk654I&list=PL2dTi1HTL-OuYt8UbPtFlrpOmG7cqLicA

Combination sacred geometry and solfeggio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZG4dRUOWwtg&feature=youtube

CLEANING OUR ENVIRONMENT

Plastic

http://www.hoaxorfact.com/Technology/man-invented-a-machine-to-convert-waste-plastic-into-oil-and-fuel-facts.html
http://inhabitat.com/19-year-old-student-develops-ocean-cleanup-array-that-could-remove-7250000-tons-of-plastic-from-the-worlds-oceans/

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DzEQ1FxC0fs
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Afp_jobnsNg

ATMOSPHERIC ENERGY SYSTEMS

Orogone energy

http://www.ethericwarriors.com/ip/forum.php
http://www.loohan.com/coilinfo.htm
http://www.orgonite.info/
http://www.orgoneuncovered.com/
http://www.loohan.com/index.html
http://www.howtomakeorgone.com/
http://nulpuntenergie.net/index.php/orgonecloudbuster/141-chembusterconstructiondetails

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yxTotA604M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yxTotA604M
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yxTotA604M

German

http://www.orgon.de/index2.html

Orogone and health

http://www.librarising.com/health/orgone.html

Orogone and food

http://www.howtomakeorgone.com/orgonite-giant-vegetables/

4. FOOD / BIODIVERSITY

Alternative farming

http://portablefarms.com/
http://www.food4wealth.com/
http://www.superchargefoods.com/wp/?page_id=451

Videos

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hAX0A6yfb0k&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DhAX0A6yfb0k

Alternative greenhouses

http://geodesic-greenhouse-kits.com/

Urban food

http://www.npr.org/blogs.. 
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/02/29/147668557/seattles-first-urban-food-forest-will-be-free-to-forage

 Aquaponics

http://www.amshaafrica.org/projects-and-clients/current-projects/aquaponics-in-rural-kenya.html
http://norcalaquaponics.com/about-us.html

Permaculture

http://www.seppholzer.at/cms/index.php?id=58

Greening the deserts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1rKDXuZ8C0

Nature/Food/ Organic seeds

AUSTRIA

http://www.arche-noah.at/etomite/

FRANCE

https://kokopelli-semences.fr/
http://www.seppholzer.at/cms/index.php?id=5

GERMANY

http://www.freie-saaten.org/
http://vern.de/ 
http://www.nutzpflanzenvielfalt.de/
http://www.bio-saatgut.de/
http://www.nutzpflanzenvielfalt.de/

LUXEMBOURG

http://seed-net.lu/

SWITZERLAND

http://www.prospecierara.ch/de/home 

5. TRANSPORT

TRAFIC

Ground

http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-06/05/japan-maglev-train-test
http://pesn.com/2011/02/24/9501772_Philippine_DOE_Verifies_Aviso_Self-Charging_EV/
http://carangiair.com/
http://www.freecadweb.org/

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OG-6hi7wZOs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JTEUpRdKFY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgU9ez9ben4

Air

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51qTAbLiziI

Water

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIR1PuEjBcQ

6. ARCHITECTURE/ SHELTER
HOUSING/BUILDINGS

http://www.solaleya.com/ourmodels.htm
http://www.greenhomebuilding.com/index.htm
http://www.utaot.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/407729_331866026848127_222329051_n.jpg 
http://www.libertyvillages.org/

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqEQEDKkzX4

Earth

http://calearth.org/
http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/first-earth-uncompromising-ecological-architecture/

Earthships

http://earthship.com/seattle
http://earthship.com/earthship-village-ecologies

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMGoHTJH-ZjsKLfpWON8Q1g
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIPRBQlpx2Y&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Geodesic domes

http://www.domecompany.com.au/dc/site/DomeGeometry.aspx
http://www.gizmag.com/foldable-geodesic-dome-nrja/27896/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02NtjypMHwk&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Habbiterra homes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBkv5jjjhJ0

Off grid Loverna

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjhTqjae2zI
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DfAmv5RagM
http://www.youtube.com/user/DavesGlobalReports

More light in the house
Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcdwXva1Dt8

BUILDING A NEW SOCIETY

http://www.reclamator.com/
http://www.eduen.org/genesis/
http://inhabitat.com/


7. COOPERATION/ SOCIAL RELATIONS
PERSONAL

Chase's site:

http://actionsoflove.wordpress.com/2013/07/19/free-energy-tech-health-links/

NETWORKING SITES AND PLATFORMS

http://hopegirl2012.wordpress.com/
http://www.tamera.org/index.php?id=997&L=0
http://www.zeitnews.org/
http://www.humanitad.org/
http://www.exemplarzero.org/
http://www.new-earth-project.org/
http://theafricandream.ws/home/
http://theafricandream.ws/home/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=57&Itemid=170

CROWDFUNDING

http://www.indiegogo.com
http://www.greenunite.com
http://www.kickstarter.com
https://banktothefuture.com/

BUISNISS SITES

http://members.iimetro.com.au/~hubbca/scalar.htm
http://watersparkplugs.com/
http://weathercreation.com/
http://www.obm-global.com/
http://www.r-charge.net/kits.html
http://globalenergydevices.com/dry-solo
http://www.cleanairpurewater.com/mercury.html
http://bioremediationinc.com/store/
http://www.amazon.com/RENOGY-Monocrystalline-Photovoltaic-Battery-Charging/dp/B009Z6CW7O/ref=sr_1_5?s=lawn-garden&ie=UTF8&qid=1374046756&sr=1-5&keywords=solar+panels
http://www.helixwind.com/en/product.php




8. KNOWLEDGE / EDUCATION/ SCIENCE
Vortex based math

http://www.vortexmath.com/

Tables/Formulae

http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/index.html

3D PRINTERS

http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/08/3d-printer-can-build-you-a-house-in-20-hours-welcome-to-the-future/
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-19/fast-and-affordable-3d-printers-the-new-dimension/4766846
http://www.wimp.com/printinghands/
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2012/08/3d-printer-can-build-you-a-house-in-20-hours-welcome-to-the-future/

CERN

http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2012/0223/CERN-researchers-find-flaw-in-faster-than-light-measurement


9. INVENTORS/PATENTS

Bedini

http://freenrg.info/Bedini/SSG_STARTERS_GUIDE-One.pdf
http://freenrg.info/Bedini/SSG_STARTERS_GUIDE-Two.pdf
http://freenrg.info/Bedini/

Tom bearden

http://www.cheniere.org/

Konstatin Meyl
http://www.meyl.eu/go/index.php?dir=50_Experimental&page=1&sublevel=0

Keppemotor

http://www.keppemotor.com/en/index.php
http://ebookbrowse.com/gdoc.php?id=415155560&url=4503f25f2b3adf6bc6d25073dcf7f0d4

Ralph Ring

http://bluestarenterprise.com

Videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rPlpraWslz0

Tesla

http://teslacollection.com/

Videos
(tesla conference 2013 comp.)

http://youtu.be/tF1NlojujTw

the Batteryman

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_YqHL7p5Yk

Jacob Barnett

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Uq-FOOQ1TpE

PATENTS

http://www.epo.org/searching/free/espacenet.html
http://www.freepatentsonline.com/
http://www.uspto.gov/patents/process/search/index.jsp


10. ETC.

German

http://www.dvr-raumenergie.de/quellen/links.html

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlOwf6KnkhY 
http://www.gofundme.com/1jtunk 
youtube channel wich shows own freeenergy experiments/devices:
https://www.youtube.com/user/ZeroFossilFuel


Egyptian blue

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUJpQzd_2Sgvideos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EdRX4noUK2I
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhBymLCRIU8

Pepetuem mobile

http://www.hp-gramatke.net/perpetuum/

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEkK87m-2B8

Geet

http://www.teslatech.info/ttstore/books/750001.htm

Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqzhU1aSpnY


Free energy articles

http://lightworkersxm.wordpress.com/free-energy-2/


Internet

http://www.masternewmedia.org/the-alternative-p2p-wireless-internet-network-the-netsukuku-idea/


Sites who charge for information

http://www.graviflight.de/
http://mind42.com


Spirituality

http://www.unicusmagazine.com/

Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiBsczafvaA

Project Blue Beam

http://beyondthecurtain.wordpress.com/2011/06/22/china-mirage-city-hologram-project-blue-beam/