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"With Earthships as the model, what's missing in nearly all of those homes are fundam…"

Tom Mallard replied Feb 12, 2015 to How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California

39 Apr 8, 2015
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Cost is not a metric in efficiency, efficiency is the metric. With alternatives you…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 4, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"That's unfortunate, fossil methane production is between crude oil and coal for carb…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 3, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"The grid mixes power, you can't tell where it came from unless you're doing the mix,…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 3, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"Since solar hot-water units are cheap vs anything interior to a home and the water t…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 2, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"Thanks Theodore, perfect info."

Tom Mallard replied Jan 2, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"Can't ask for much more than that, cheers Irvin!"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 2, 2015 to Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...

24 Jan 8, 2015
Reply by Richard C. MacCrea

"Have any of you ever run heat-transfer modeling of what you build, and how can you t…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 2, 2015 to Unhappy customer, feels should have saved more...

24 Jan 8, 2015
Reply by Richard C. MacCrea

"From my own & Earthship experience, add solar hot-water using a 150-gallon tank…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 2, 2015 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"It doesn't take much of a solar collector for hot-water to seriously reduce how ofte…"

Tom Mallard replied Dec 15, 2014 to Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?

84 Aug 1, 2015
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