Really, Incandescent Bulbs More Efficient than LED. Don’t they have that backwards? It is getting harder and harder to find incandescent light bulbs in the hardware or grocery stores. It is is even harder to find a consumer that wants to buy one. I mean why would we when we have LED technology that blows them […]

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Would You Want To Live On Your Own Floating Island? There are actual companies that design and will build to suit a personal floating island home, business or city. The price tag is likely to be a little too high for my wallet, but maybe someone reading this has access to a spare 100 million […]

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I consider myself to be handier than the average person. I think it comes from living on a farm where you have to learn to do things yourself. Having said that, making something really beautiful is more like art than engineering but to me these two things are one.

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There are Several Ways to be able to Disconnect from the Power Grid. There is a well known process for changing wood or coal into a flammable gas that can be used for combustion elsewhere. When hydrocarbons are heated in an environment that is low on oxygen you get a combination of gases that come […]

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Augment Reality Technology and the Real Estate Industry. If you have ever had the joyful experience of shopping for a house or an apartment with a real estate agent you may appreciate this next technological advancement. Trying to make your agent understand what you want and that you really do have a top price you […]

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A Solar Powered Home Design that Can Stand Up to the Climate. One of the coolest areas to have a house is on a coast line with closer the water being the ultimate location if you can afford it. A very high percentage of the world’s population lives with a few miles of the ocean, […]

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Solar Powered Floating Home – ( TeK-THinK) The climate is changing in an accelerating rate. The climate zones are shifting and extreme weather events are occurring, with an alarming frequency, in the past few years. Tens of thousands of people each year are forced to evacuate their homes because of hurricanes and other similar phenomena […]

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Residential Geothermal Heat Pump – ( TeK-THinK) Geothermal heat pumps which are sometimes referred to as GeoExchange, earth-coupled, ground-source, or water-source heat pumps, have been in use since the late 1940s. They use the constant temperature of the earth as the exchange medium instead of the outside air temperature.

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Net Zero Energy Building Technology ( TeK-THinK) When it comes to energy efficiency and management technology it is often only tested in a laboratory before being offered to the public. It would be much better to be able to test these new technologies in an actual home.

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Dynamic Nano Coatings ( TeK-THinK) Improvements in energy efficiency may not be as exciting as a new type of clean energy or the latest portable nuclear reactor but they are just as important. Reducing the energy we use and the waste energy energy from our systems will mean that we don’t have to build any […]

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