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by paul123456
Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: zero sun hours today
Replies: 10
Views: 3146

zero sun hours today

Hello there , for the first time since April , today was really the first day that we had absolutely zero sunhours. I can see howmany sunhours we've had on a digital display which registers the amount of kwh radiated by the sun, the energy if collected is then fed into the solar boiler . Seems that ...
by paul123456
Fri Sep 25, 2009 3:51 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: esse ironheart
Replies: 8
Views: 8655

Re: esse ironheart

big family contadino ,

four kids , their friends , alot of rooms , one is for cooking the other for heat ,

regrds paul
by paul123456
Wed Sep 23, 2009 4:47 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: esse ironheart
Replies: 8
Views: 8655

Re: esse ironheart

Hello Annpan , Maybe the esse ironheart is made for looks but it works very well , it radiates loads of heat in to the room and a little to the storage tank.It does look good but also works good . And yes I think they are still made in sheffield . And then the Stanley Erin also works great , this on...
by paul123456
Tue Sep 22, 2009 7:12 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: esse ironheart
Replies: 8
Views: 8655

esse ironheart

Hello there , Last April we purchased and installed an Esse Ironheart range cooker . Connected to the heating system with a back boiler , until this week the weather has been good , so good that we've never needed to light the Esse .It gives around 10 kw to the room and 2 or 3 kw to the heating . Th...
by paul123456
Mon Sep 21, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: still introducing new chickens
Replies: 2
Views: 677

still introducing new chickens

Hello there , been reading the interesting subject of introducing new hens . Last week we finally had a visit of a stout , alas we lost one hen.So if something bad happens try and turn it into something good. I had a block cabin of 2 x 3 meters laying under a plastic sheet , until now did not have t...
by paul123456
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Energy saving
Replies: 12
Views: 4033

Re: Energy saving

Here we are again , forgot to say we allready invested in energy , 16m2 of solar boiler and 2 ranges ,connected to the heating system , yes it was an investment of around 25k. Today we received the yearly energy bill recalculation , and we have lowered our heating cost by 1k per year. We do not expe...
by paul123456
Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:51 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Investing In Energy
Replies: 5
Views: 1839

Re: Investing In Energy

Is this an encouragement to invest in energy ? In the past the robbers of enron have showed what can happen when people are lured into invest , partly by their own greed. It's a shame that the governments of the world do not allow their inhabitants to invest in their own supply , in a way as having ...
by paul123456
Sun Sep 13, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Jobs
Replies: 32
Views: 3407

Re: Jobs

Hello there , Self employed for the past 20 years .Work in Europe in the construction ,when there's a job going that suits me. When there's no contract I mess around on my plot , garden , wood , furniture making and refurbishing the house. Seen the light 10 years ago and told the banks to F@#& Off ....
by paul123456
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:35 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: cheap led light
Replies: 2
Views: 1227

cheap led light

Hello there , so we are in one Europe ! ? Just bought here in the weekend a few LED light at the LIDL store in Germany . All where of 1 watt value and the fittings were GU10 , E14 and E 27 .Or something of that range . And the price was 4.99€ Interesting to know what the other prices in europe will ...
by paul123456
Sun Sep 06, 2009 6:25 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Any hints for saying NO?
Replies: 13
Views: 1565

Re: Any hints for saying NO?

Hello there ,

good thing it worked out , a good read .
I would like to see your picture of your table of scaffold boards , I have the same idea of wood.

regards ,

Paul
by paul123456
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:38 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Do you sweep your chimney/flu/liner yourself?
Replies: 11
Views: 21672

Re: Do you sweep your chimney/flu/liner yourself?

Hello there , that's a good subject , considering the idea of a one Europe , I'm jealous England and the UK are still sceptic. Chimney sweepers here in Germany still wear the original dress as in Mary Poppins !!!!!The tall hat and the young lad . Thought that was funny he first time I saw them . But...
by paul123456
Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: poorly hen ?
Replies: 1
Views: 228

poorly hen ?

hello there , I recall reading about somebody who was a vet , specialized in chickens .I can not recall their name . Question my hens 5 , all lay eggs , but one has a dirty as^&& , one also lays very strange eggs , the shell is very light coloured , a rough surface , and the shape is very rough ,not...
by paul123456
Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Rainwater collection
Replies: 7
Views: 2346

Re: Rainwater collection

Hello there , that's a good system you've got there , a good step in the direction of ss . We have an old well here in the garden but ........... we are in the low turf country , so the water is brown. But it is still good for the garden though , using it for drinking it would needed to be filtered,...
by paul123456
Wed Aug 26, 2009 8:13 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: self sufficiency and money
Replies: 12
Views: 1438

about not paying tax

Hello there , so what if everybody was 100% ss and did not pay tax due to very low incomes ? The system we live in is a system that will never allow that ,there will always be people making big money ,such as bankers. For the health insurance , I paid in 1999 1500 euro a year for my family as a worl...
by paul123456
Tue Aug 25, 2009 5:28 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: self sufficiency and money
Replies: 12
Views: 1438

self sufficiency and money

Hello there , as i stated earlier , the link between ss and money still keeps appearing on the postings here . Now it is the way that the banks have been fooling us around for the past 18 months , or is it that the banks have been fooling us around because we all wanted them to fool us around , in o...