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Post by jwax » Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:03 am

What do you think of this approach to saving energy? Hokum or real?
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Post by Janitor Tzap » Fri Mar 06, 2020 8:53 am

Interesting........

No, this doesn't sound like some scam.
There is a lot of scientific data, that he uses to prove the concept.
But, the method used, only gives about a 10% to 14% efficiency.
Plus, the current cost to make this material, may be a draw back.
But if production is ramped up, the cost should come down, making it more available.


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Post by Lenp » Sat Mar 07, 2020 11:48 pm

:razz: Bubba says "Stick a pipe in the air to outer space and suck the heat up. It will also clean your house"...
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Post by dyarker » Sun Mar 08, 2020 12:31 am

Oh boy, am I glad that can't really work!

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Post by Lenp » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:42 am

Maybe I should get busy inventing a
suck-o-meter to measure the pipe's space vacuum consumption. That way it can be readily taxed. You know how politicians are....
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Post by dacflyer » Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:30 am

Give it time,,, they'll find a way to charge us for the air we breath now...
And then some bum will find a way to get HIS air in his MOMs Name...lol

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Post by faewehner » Wed Aug 12, 2020 1:20 am

oh please, the sky is the only thing now that people have not used for their own needs, please leave it alone or the time we exist will be shorter 2 player games

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Post by CeaSaR » Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:53 pm

When I first saw this, it reminded me of a story I read years ago in Issac Azimov's Analog Magazine. Lightweight plastic film tubing that would stay "inflated" once the chimney effect was established. I think they posited that you could put a wind driven generator somewhere within that would continuously create power
Other side effect was that it acted to cool the area down, a air conditioner effect, plus it would pull pollution particulate with it. Bad part was that that pollution had to come back down somewhere.

Take note that Analog Magazine is (or was, I haven't checked to see if it is still around) a Science Fiction magazine. I can thank my dear departed uncle for leaving boxes and boxes for me to read.
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Post by haklesup » Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:04 am

thinking the vacuum of space can draw air up a tube totally ignores the mass of the air in the tube wanting to stay closer to earth. It would be like expecting a hand dug open well to gush water like an artesian well.

"Give it time,,, they'll find a way to charge us for the air we breath now...
And then some bum will find a way to get HIS air in his MOMs Name...lol"

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Post by dacflyer » Thu Aug 13, 2020 11:13 am

Nope, I haven't seen the Lorax.. I don't even know what that is...
I don't have cable tv either.. I don't watch it enough to justify the high cost.

A buddy of mine lives out on a farm, there's a house out in the middle of the field and it is surrounded by trees.
outside of the trees, there is no breeze, but under the trees, it's way cooler and there is always a breeze, the trees are creating that effect. the house stays cool enough that you don't hardly need any AC. Kind of like that chimney effect you mentioned.

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Re: Skycool

Post by haklesup » Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:59 am

its a dr Seuss story about a place where a guy sells air, no trees either (that's the central plot BTW)

Opening theme song:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92lO2Bum7v4
jump to 1:00 and 1:50 minute mark for my reference

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