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by David Shah
Thu Jun 20, 2002 7:12 am
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: ESA:Melissa Project
Replies: 9
Views: 17050

<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Bob: Do you have any links to information on this technology? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE> Hi Bob,I don't have a way to link right now,but if you go to the ESA website and look for the Icon which says "improving daily Life"t...
by David Shah
Thu May 23, 2002 1:54 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: ESA:Melissa Project
Replies: 9
Views: 17050

ESA:Melissa Project

The european space agency has now taken the lead in Life support with their Micro-ecology-Life-support-alternative system which uses coomon soil organisms in Bioreactors in a 3 stage process which produces Fertilizer for Algae and Higher Plants from Humanure thus closing the rend in the cycles of Li...
by David Shah
Wed May 15, 2002 1:00 pm
Forum: About Biorealis Systems, Inc.
Topic: Thanks for this site
Replies: 8
Views: 23448

I agree 100%,Bob Crosby has done a wonderful
job designing his house as a Regenerative
Solar Human Habitat,,and designing this web
site..I wish there was an award we could give
him..Well done Bob,Hipp Hipp Hurray,you da
man Dog,Hurrah
by David Shah
Fri Apr 26, 2002 12:15 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Apartment sized Bio-shelter
Replies: 1
Views: 7171

Apartment sized Bio-shelter

Hi Bob,I've been playing with the idea of a sort of Earthship style Bio-shelter with many rooms on two stories or three in the rooms would be space efficient like a pullman car,with everything builtin and folding down like..each room would be about 7'x9'with a window and they could be rented out to ...
by David Shah
Mon Feb 04, 2002 3:53 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Sun Tempered Superinsulated Bioshelter
Replies: 3
Views: 8909

Thanks Bob,the raincollection storage calculator thing is great,,,and about the rest,of course i was just throwing some numbers out there,ya know,alot of people don't realize the difference between up to code insulation and maximizing or optimizing insulation so i throw a big number out there becaus...
by David Shah
Thu Jan 31, 2002 1:46 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Sun Tempered Superinsulated Bioshelter
Replies: 3
Views: 8909

and laundry water for garden irrigation,since the toilet is the greatest waste of water in the home we would have a methane digester to both render the resource safe for plantfood and furnish Cooking Gas..Also because the home is so tight,there is less than one air change per hour so many houseplant...
by David Shah
Thu Jan 31, 2002 1:34 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Sun Tempered Superinsulated Bioshelter
Replies: 3
Views: 8909

Sun Tempered Superinsulated Bioshelter

Ideally a scientifically designed human Abode should be very tightly built so that infilt- ration is nil,then the envelope is Superin- sulated to R70 or so then fenestration on the south side with good windows and enough MASS to absorb the excess heat during the day and radiate it back at night with...
by David Shah
Thu Jan 31, 2002 1:23 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Bio-regenerative life support module.
Replies: 5
Views: 11197

Office buildings can be made much more energy and biologically efficient with a Roofgarden as a way to mix fresh oxygenated air with stale recirculated building air,the washwater and toilet waste could be stored during the day and the elevator could be used at night to bring Plantfood to the methane...
by David Shah
Wed Jan 30, 2002 11:06 am
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Bio-regenerative life support module.
Replies: 5
Views: 11197

Hey Bob,I was walking through the Mall today and i noticed how many planters they have and then i had to pee and i realized that the Mall would be an ideal place to practice bio-regenerative life support methods because when they are closed at night one could use the bathroom resources in the plante...
by David Shah
Fri Jan 25, 2002 1:18 pm
Forum: Composting Toilet
Topic: Welcome!
Replies: 3
Views: 8230

Hey Bob,ya know the guy who wrote the HUMANURE book?well,he's got a little forum on a website called WEBLIFE.org and on the forum oh maybe back in october there was a guy from a station in ANTARCTICA asking about a way to take care of their wastes up there.it seems they have to fly their shit out by...
by David Shah
Fri Jan 25, 2002 7:56 am
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Bio-regenerative life support module.
Replies: 5
Views: 11197

Hey bob,hows it goin?cold enough for ya..ya know,all my life i kinda felt that it just was'nt right,and when i found some stuff about Solar energy and wind i started to think that our way of overpowering life by brute force was wrong and i had been right all along,the more i learned about Nature the...
by David Shah
Thu Jan 24, 2002 2:35 pm
Forum: Anaerobic Digester
Topic: Gas for Cooking from household waste..
Replies: 1
Views: 3496

Gas for Cooking from household waste..

I am going to heat my water with wood and Solar so i just need Gas to Cook with,how big a tank and how much humanure and garbage and grass and leaves would i need to Cook3 meals a day for 24 people.and would the manure of 24 people be enough to produce the Gas to Cook 3 meals for 24 people assuming ...
by David Shah
Thu Jan 24, 2002 2:20 pm
Forum: Bioshelter
Topic: Bio-regenerative life support module.
Replies: 5
Views: 11197

Bio-regenerative life support module.

NASA has some interesting studies on the Carbon cycle and mans place in it,it is inspiring to see how much our lives depend on photosynthesis and Soil organisms and how enmeshed our so called waste products are in the Cycles.what a terrible waste of resources are current flush and forget ideas are.h...