Monthly Archives: September 2010

Zoo hopes its new ‘Ice Bears’ can claw back energy use – The Globe and Mail

Zoo hopes its new ‘Ice Bears’ can claw back energy use – The Globe and Mail. Shifting HVAC consumption to low demand periods helps flatten the curve.

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Holland Marsh power plant under fire – thestar.com

Holland Marsh power plant under fire – thestar.com.

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Load Curve Flatten Abaravicius Final

It’s all about the load factor: Load Curve Flatten Abaravicius Final.

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Technology Review: Technology Overview: Intelligent Electricity

Idle capacity costing billions to meet peak demand that lasts only hours per year: Technology Review: Technology Overview: Intelligent Electricity.

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12vman.com: Content / Projects / My Water Heater..

Pilot light water heater: Pilot light = ~1,000 btu’s 1 kw/h = 3,413 btu’s 24,000 btu’s (per day) / 3,413 = 7 kw/h http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/Conservation/PilotLights.htm 12vman.com: Content / Projects / My Water Heater…

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Utilities look inside the home to fuel the grid | Green Tech – CNET News

Easy solution…stick a switch or timer on your water heater. Utilities look inside the home to fuel the grid | Green Tech – CNET News.

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Graywater Heat Recovery (DHR) System: GFX

Graywater Heat Recovery (DHR) System: GFX. Capture energy that goes down the drain by preheating the cold water feeding the water heater. Reduce water heating costs associated with showering by 50%. GFX Technology is the premier manufacturer of drain heat exchangers. … Continue reading

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