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    I'm really not interested in running 100' of...

    I'm really not interested in running 100' of copper pipe to the opposite side of the basement
    And then insulating it
    I'd much rather use that 100' of copper & build a solar system to heat my house
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    My drain also exits at the back of my...

    My drain also exits at the back of my house...where my greenhouse is located
    So drain water helps keep my greenhouse warm thru the winter
    Once I have my 4 solar panels setup for HW I will have...
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    Unfortunately my WH is on the opposite side of...

    Unfortunately my WH is on the opposite side of the house as my drain
    To run some copper around it I would probably lose any heat gained in the added distance
    I do shut the drain while taking a...
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    Actually peak summer we have close to 70 degree...

    Actually peak summer we have close to 70 degree water if not higher
    A tempering tank would buy me a lot in recovery time/longer showers
    I can easily run our 50g tank cold in the winter

    With a...
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    Brits complain too much :D

    Brits complain too much :D
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    I've measured my incoming water temp as low as 35...

    I've measured my incoming water temp as low as 35 f
    I've been thinking of connecting a pre-heat tank in the basement
    Just having another 40-50g of water at the basement temp would decrease the...
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    My stove...if everything were on...could pull 58a...

    My stove...if everything were on...could pull 58a
    Based on the nameplate rating
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    I connected the 2nd 4x12' panel about a week ago...

    I connected the 2nd 4x12' panel about a week ago with colder weather
    Now with 2 panels its still heating the hot tub to 110 f
    I have 4 panels approx 3x6' that I need to connect for hw

    With...
  10. Say the old one is a 5g model, new one is 1.2...

    Say the old one is a 5g model, new one is 1.2
    Per person savings, multiply by the number of people
    Min I'd say 3 flushes a day....old toilet 15g vs 3.6g new toilet
    11.4g per day....average 30 days...
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    Poll: In some areas E stands for Excellent F is for...

    In some areas E stands for Excellent

    F is for Failure
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    I'm a farmer Pretty sure every other American...

    I'm a farmer
    Pretty sure every other American would become one
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    See...now you couldn't pay me to have a Trex deck...

    See...now you couldn't pay me to have a Trex deck installed on my house :cool:
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    I visited...I left....gas prices too high...

    I visited...I left....gas prices too high
    English friends moved to the US, raised 4 kids
    Decided to move back home to Merry Ole England after kids were older
    Once there they could not wait to get...
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    My last 3 toilets have been Kohlers from HD....no...

    My last 3 toilets have been Kohlers from HD....no problems
    2 at this house - 2 bathrooms, one at last house
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    I'm actually only running the solar heater on the...

    I'm actually only running the solar heater on the hot tub every other day now
    The warm tub runs every day - It was about 102 today - if it gets too hot I cycle water to the pool
    The inground pool -...
  17. I have several solar heat dissipators 19,000g...

    I have several solar heat dissipators
    19,000g swimming pool, 450g hot tub, 300g ho tub
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    I've been heating 450g of water in my hot tub...

    I've been heating 450g of water in my hot tub since May
    I changed my saltwater aquariums setup at the same time (less water to heat- one less pump), so not sure of exact savings
    But my electric...
  19. Picked up 2 solar water heating panels for free...

    Picked up 2 solar water heating panels for free that were in use for over 20 years
    Each panel is now heating a hot tub
    One tub (newer) tops out at 110, the other one (older) only gets up to 103
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    Can't burn the oil that is moving underwater...

    Can't burn the oil that is moving underwater
    This is going to make it around Florida, the the gulf stream is going to take it up the coast
    And they are already saying it will effect fisheries in...
  21. Yeah Al Gore can use more electric in ONE year...

    Yeah Al Gore can use more electric in ONE year then I use in 18 YEARS
    He can kiss my butt
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    1st tub is still Maxing out around 106-108, cools...

    1st tub is still Maxing out around 106-108, cools down to 104 when I go in at night
    2nd tub is only getting up to 98 or so, with the solar panel on the pool cabana roof there isn't as much flow from...
  23. How many spammers are needed on this thread ?

    How many spammers are needed on this thread ?
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    The 1st hot tub works good...TOO good !! It...

    The 1st hot tub works good...TOO good !!
    It heats up from 96 to 106+ in 2 hours

    So I am pulling one 4x12 panel off & adding that to the hot tub by the pool
    I've cleaned the tub out & connected...
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    Solar Hot Tub Part II

    I just picked up 4 more collectors - 3x6 but better quality
    These are higher quality then the ones I have, but only 3x6
    Much better glazing & heavy duty....they look nice

    So I'm going to take...
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