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    Hot Chicks

    I just read somewhere that chickens put out the same heat as a 40 watt bulb ( not sure if true or not ) If you could raise a flock/gaggle/herd of these inside the greenhouse during the winter.... :-)...
  2. Thread: Cool Energy

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    :-)

    Nope. :-(
  3. Thread: Cool Energy

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    Cool Energy

    The SolarFlow System delivers solar electricity when heat from the solar thermal collectors is not needed in the host buildings. When surplus heat is available from the solar collectors, the system...
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    Not solar

    but...... kind of cool.

    http://www.designboom.com/weblog/cat/16/view/7234/jun-yasumoto-phyto-purification-bathroom.html
  5. Interesting

    I like most of them.
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    accessories

    Shower $200
    Accessories $ 200,000 a year..... :-)
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    Solar shower

    Found another one. $200 !! :-(

    http://www.herringtoncatalog.com/y357.html
  8. Thread: Fire Tower

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    :-)

    Hummm.... A butt and pass lookout tower.... :-)
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    Save your pennies

    Interesting floor.

    http://www.treehugger.com/files/2009/07/creative-recycling-pennies.php
  10. Thread: Fire Tower

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    Fire Tower

    This is a cool privately owned Fire Tower. I've thought several times about
    renting a Forest Service lookout tower.

    http://www.timberhomeliving.com/fire_tower_photos/articles/2284

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    Forest...
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    Pull-cord generator

    Potenco designs human-powered pull-cord generators (PCGs) that can generate energy when and where you need it, providing freedom and independence from traditional power sources.
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    Bark shingles

    Maybe he could peel the bark off in one piece then flatten and dry it out like the bark shingles. Then glue it back on.

    Oops. I just reread the question. Maybe skip the flatting part.
  13. Thread: GEET Power!

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    Twarp

    I'm not an engineer (but I did sleep at a Holiday Inn Express last night) and it does
    sound like a load of twarp, but I'd still be interested in whatever results you get.
    If it works who cares if...
  14. Thread: GEET Power!

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    H2

    Did you GEET it to work yet? :-)
  15. No Burn

    I wonder how often you would have to reapply that No Burn stuff?
  16. siding

    I think that shingle siding is the only application they use it for. I think it would have to
    be smoother to shed rain if it was put on the roof. And I can't see bark lasting that long out
    in the...
  17. bark

    I don't know if it would be any worse than ceder shingles for a fire hazard.
    Can you use any other type of bark besides Tulip Poplar?
    Once it's off the tree do bugs still enjoy eating bark?
  18. Bark shingles..... barking up the right tree...? :-)

    I don't know why I've never heard of this, but I think it's cool looking.
    Shingles and other things made from Bark.

    Here's a link to the gallery at a web site called Bark House....
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    light clay

    Here's a "cob-like" house I've always liked. It's made of what they call "light clay".
    Basically it just straw mixed in a clay slip (which has the consistency of a milkshake) and then compacted...
  20. Oops

    Oops, I thought this was going to be about adding PM's to the forum.... he he he :-)
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    Energy Ball (wind)

    Ok ok so the web site is in Swedish but they still look cool :-)

    http://www.homeenergy.se/vindkraft.aspx


    Here's something about it in English.
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  22. :-)

    I didn't know I was gone :-) I've been busy working on my perpetual motion machines.... Hah! j/k Rod!

    Nope that's not me Kola. I'm the ponyboy who used to have a ponytail 12 years ago so people...
  23. Cordwood

    I think that picture of the house in the Mother Earth News article
    is made with cord wood.

    And speaking of concrete blocks... :-) I LOVE this house.
    I'm not sure if it's because I'm single...
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    Air car

    I believe you have to buy those Tata's in pairs....
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    Boom

    [quote=rreidnauer] So pieces of your now rupturing vessel gets an extra push from the instantly expanding gas, and basically you have a water powered pipe bomb.
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    That's why he's going to...
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