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The problems with gas stoves

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Heidner Jul 20. 18 Replies

Here's the NYT article about the emerging problems around gas stoves: …Continue

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Used DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings?

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Hi Folks, Anyone here have any experience using DOE's Asset Score for multifamily buildings? Having something like an HES for MF would be useful, but DOE's not supporting Asset Score very much.I'd…Continue

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Dennis Heidner replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"One of the VERY first basic science principles that are taught is that "CORRELATION IS NOT CAUSATION" https://towardsdatascience.com/why-correlation-does-not-imply-causation-5b99790df07e Konrad Danneburg would have one to remind you of…"
Jul 20
Kent Browning replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"First - in answer to your question - I am not a PhD climatologist. I work with PhD's and they come to me for a reality check. I worked directly with Klaus Dannenburg. You might Google him and his dad (Conrad Dannenburg who came over from…"
Jul 18
Dennis Heidner replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"I agree with Jeff,  it looks like you are cherry picking the data and your authors to validate your beliefs.    Looking for data to the data as you've done without also looking for the geological events (volcanoes, etc... ) and…"
Jul 16
Kent Browning replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"I agree that there is a LOT of data out there and some of it is "questionable". It would be easy to cherry-pick data to support whatever you thought was correct. But I went looking for historical CO2 level v global temperature. I found one…"
Jul 16
Jeff Luoma replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"Ice ages did not have 7000 ppm CO2. That's wrong. Weather data is extrapolated over time. I've done my own research and have concluded that you are cherry-picking sources."
Jul 16
Jeff Luoma replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"I have an extremely hard time reading hyperbole and anti-science rhetoric. Climate science is very highly verifiable, and models have been consistently tightening up for decades, despite what people who have no idea what they are talking about say.…"
Jul 16
Dennis Heidner replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"He's a meteorologists that thinks like a meteorologist...  if it's at 7000 ppm you have to look at what else just happened in the 100+ years before.  For example a large asteroid that hits earth,  blows dust into air and…"
Jul 13
Kent Browning replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"Your are correct about Joe Bastardi's career. He also says that in the book. Then he goes on to show actual data on the current climate and the dire predictions. He points out that we are currently at about 400 PPM of CO2 in the atmosphere…"
Jul 13
Dennis Heidner replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"Okay,  here is one example of sea level rise and the loss of islands. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36255749 It's easy when you live inland to say that there isn't a problem.   But when you look at the more frequent…"
Jul 13
Dennis Heidner replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"Joe Bastard is a meteorologist not a climate scientists.   Day and night difference in how they look at the world around them.    There observations are based on two very different views and philosophy's with Joe always…"
Jul 13
Dennis Heidner replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"You forgot to add, the obvious.  Charcoal filters for recirculating the stoves filtered exhaust back into kitchen does nothing to remove the CO2, CO, or NOx that is produced.  I may only remove some of the VOC's and  all depends…"
Jul 13
Kent Browning replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"I find it interesting that an article popped up on my news feed about global warming warnings from long ago. In 1989 the United Nations issued a warning that we only had 10 years to 'fix' the global warming problem. Hmmm, 1989 plus 10…"
Jul 8
Eric Kjelshus replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"If you use a stove in a well sealed building you will need make up air to keep building positive and hood to take out bad air.   Small hoods are just 300 CFM and under or about 50-100 CFM per Square foot -you can get by with opening a door…"
Jul 7
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Todd Williams replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"I have to agree with Kent's point about Judicious resource usage: If we continued with conservation as a priority over a massive buildout of solar, wind and batteries, we'd be far better off. But yes, the house's foundation needs…"
Jul 1
Kent Browning replied to Jacob Corvidae's discussion The problems with gas stoves
"WOW! And people believe this???? So let me see if I can unpack this. So everybody needs to replace their existing gas stove with an electric stove? And use electricity instead of gas? And what fuel source creates the electricity? Most commonly…"
Jul 1

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Cities leading net zero energy building transformation

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 3:21pm 0 Comments

Cities across the US and across the world are taking the lead to transform our building sector. Net zero energy buildings are the future of buildings. Stay tuned for new research RMI will be releasing soon on the economics of net zero energy homes. Meanwhile, check out this overview of the work that cities are launching: …

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MPG for Homes - The Quest for the Best

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 4:30pm 1 Comment

An mpg-like rating for homes is here. For the first time in history, people can find out the expected energy use of any home in the U.S. This single piece of information conveys helpful insights including the expected cost of maintaining a home, the environmental impact of the home, and a proxy for how comfortable the home is likely to be. This information will become more widely available from more sources as…

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