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This group will focus on the issues associated with incorporating renewable energy sources like Solar PV, Solar Thermal, Geothermal, Small Wind, Small Hydro into the Residential Energy Efficiency and Sustainability business model.

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Integrating bio boiler with gas combi

Started by Joe Clark. Last reply by Eric Kjelshus Jul 15. 1 Reply

Hello,Long time veggie burner and biodiesel brewer.My house has a gas combi boiler, I want to also run a separate boiler system. This will circulate hot water from the garage to the house.I checked…Continue

Disasters & sustainable energy

Started by Mark Richardson May 25, 2013. 0 Replies

Read my response to J.C. Martel's discussion:…Continue

What is the Consumer Attitude towards Energy Efficiency Products & Services

Started by Bijou Lulla Apr 13, 2013. 0 Replies

Much has been written in recent times on consumer attitudes towards investing in energy efficiency retrofits, a recent GTM article …Continue

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Solar should BE the Roof, not just on the roof.

Started by James White Apr 11, 2013. 0 Replies

Instead of installing plywood sheathing, roofing paper and shingles, I put together a video shows how solar modules could be attached directly to the roof trusses.  …Continue

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Comment by Mark Richardson on March 14, 2011 at 9:46pm

Hi Ted,

I think fuel cell technology is very promising, but I have to demur here because I do not know enough about the development pipeline to make any meaningful observations.

Maybe you or someone else in the group could help enlighten me?

Comment by Ted Mitchell on March 13, 2011 at 11:31pm
what about hydrogen fuel cells for a renewable energy? It's being the lightest and highest energy density per unit weight element.The hydrgen fuel cell itself has no moving parts,no combustion, and most impartantly, no pollution.
 

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