Monthly Archives: March 2012

Under cabinet task lighting

LED Minibar2 – High Output Linkable LED strip $80 each for 20″ long, 6 Watt, qty 12+ These High Power LED fixtures require NO DRIVER, operating directly from a 120 volt source using the included 6 foot plug-in power cord … Continue reading

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Energy efficient DC ceiling fans

Emerson CF955WW Midway Eco Appliance White Energy Star 54″ Ceiling Fan with Light & Remote : 345 Watts/CFM.  This is a huge breakthrough considering that the average ceiling fan only produces approximately 76 CFM/Watt. …  The Emerson Midway ECO is … Continue reading

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Consumer Reports comparisons, refrigerators, showerheads

consumer reports comparisons Highest rated refrigerators: EnergyStar List of Efficient refrigerators LG LFC25776[SW] — $1800 – $2400 Whirlpool Gold GXF5FHDXV[] — $1200 — $1500 Kenmore 7201 — $1524 Low flow Showerheads Moen Inspire 21777 — $50 American Standard Flowise 1660.502 … Continue reading

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Aquaponics Media Sizing Tool

New Aquaponics System Design Tool Dr Wilson Lennart, of Aquaponic Solutions has developed a new aquaponic system design model for all those people who wish to design and build their own backyard/hobby/domestic media bed aquaponic systems. This model allows you … Continue reading

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Tilapia pond resources

Misc Pond Design Notes: Pond systems that yield the highest fish production only replace water lost through evaporation and seepage. Water flow generally reduces the production of pond systems in the tropics.[1] Provide drainage around the dike so pond does … Continue reading

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More efficient ozone-friendly air conditioner

An air conditioner with VFD condenser, uses R134a or R410a refrigerant which is more ozone friendly than R22.  The condensing unit modulates to meet demand instead of on/off, so is more efficient. Replace the Air-Pro units currently installed in Villas.  … Continue reading

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