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RE: [hreg] Energy Wise Challenge

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  • Kim & Garth Travis
    When I get a chance I will take some pictures and get Garth to help me write up a description of the electronics involved. Bright Blessings, Kim
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 5, 2004
      When I get a chance I will take some pictures and get Garth to help me
      write up a description of the electronics involved.
      Bright Blessings,
      Kim

      At 11:04 AM 1/3/2004 -0600, you wrote:
      >There are certainly other energy wise ideas that could be added and
      >improvements that could be made. I will collect ideas for possible future
      >upgrades.
      >
      >Great job on the evaporative cooling Kim! If you have time to write up a
      >few details and take a picture, it would be great to post under member
      >projects on the website.
      >-----Original Message-----
      >From: Kim & Garth Travis [mailto:gartht@...]
      >Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 8:52 AM
      >To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
      >Subject: Re: [hreg] Energy Wise Challenge
      >
      >Mike this is a nice challenge, but what are you suppose to do if you have
      >eliminated that choice? For example, my refrigerator has enclosed coils,
      >so it is no longer possible to clean them. It is a high efficiency fridge.
      >
      >Also, how about some points for using evaporative cooling? It was HREG
      >that put the idea into my head, so now I cool 1800 square feet with one
      >window unit. My sprinkler system on my roof runs for 32 seconds every 14
      >minutes during daylight hours. On a metal building, this provides a real
      >savings. This also means I have no thermostat to turn down. We cool to 78
      >in the summer, but we both spend most of the workday outside, so our bodies
      >are acclimated to the heat
      >
      >I hope everyone has a great new year!
      >
      >Bright Blessings,
      >Kim
      >
      >At 02:39 PM 1/1/2004 -0600, you wrote:
      > >Happy New Year HREG! A new feature has been added to the HREG website!
      > >
      > >It's called "The Energy Wise Challenge". Besides educating about wise
      > >energy choices such as conservation and renewable energy, it provides
      > >feedback on what difference our individual and group actions make toward
      > >improving our environment and economy. I hope that you will give it a try
      > >today and tell your friends about it.
      > ><http://www.txses.org/hreg/index.php>http://www.txses.org/hreg/index.php
      > >
      > >The Energy Wise Challenge is set up as a survey of the energy choices we all
      > >make. The data is stored in a database and is designed to be updated as you
      > >begin new energy wise practices. Simply log back in at any time with your
      > >e-mail address and update your information. Let's all try and take the
      > >Challenge before our Jan. 25th meeting and that will set a baseline for what
      > >HREG members are already doing. Then, we can improve from there!
      > >
      > >Note: Be sure to check the box that says you are already a member of the
      > >HREG eGroup. That way, your totals will be counted toward the group totals
      > >and you will not get an invitation to join the group again.
      > >
      > >Thank you,
      > >Mike Ewert
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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