Tag Archives: Electricity

HAL 9000 Meets Kill A Watt(TM)

“I’m sorry, Dave…” OK. It’s really not HAL 9000, although you’ve got to admit, it looks a bit like one of HAL’s ubiquitous camera eyes. Actually, it’s a charger used to re-charge the two 12V batteries that power the mobility chair in … Continue reading

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How to Kill a Watt While Sizing a UPS

In my last two posts, I described some basic water conservation measures we’ve taken at the Poole Ancestral Homestead. We’ll return to that topic in the near future. But for now, I’ve turned my attention to optimizing our home’s use … Continue reading

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