Jon LaMonte's Blog Posts Tagged 'production' (1)

Electric Cars - Are They Really the Answer?

Have you noticed that there have been a lot of commercials about electric cars lately? Do you think that electric cars are really the answer to our energy issues and reliance on fossil fuels? I started to think about the process associated with electric vehicles and did some simple research. Following are some simple points to consider.



First let’s look at the manufacturing process. Vehicle parts are manufactured all over the world in…

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Added by Jon LaMonte on December 3, 2010 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"The purlins are 1 3/4" thick. I believe the top chord of the trusses are 10" deep (but…"
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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
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