Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: energy

14 bookmarks tagged “energy

Insulation: first the body, then the home - LOW-TECH MAGAZINE

lowtechmagazine.com/2011/02/body-insulation-thermal-underwear.html
You could fill a library with reports and books describing the importance of energy-efficient heating systems and home insulation. However, not a word has been said or written about the energy savings potential of clothing, even though there has been a lot of progress in this area too. Modern thermal underclothing offers the possibility to turn the thermostat much lower without sacrificing comfort or sex appeal. The potential energy savings are huge; the costs are almost nil. This ar...

Markets in power

bam.kalzumeus.com/archive/markets-in-power/
How physics and infrastructure combine to generate (ba dum bum) the power market.

Heat your House with a Mechanical Windmill

solar.lowtechmagazine.com/2019/02/heat-your-house-with-a-water-brake-windmill.html
Given the right conditions, a mechanical windmill with an oversized brake system is a cheap, effective, and sustainable heating system.

Coin Carbon Cap: PoW currencies ranked by energy efficiency

coincarboncap.com/
Compare the energy efficiency, CO2 emissions and fees of various cryptocurrencies that are secured by Proof-of-Work.

Here's Exactly How Inefficient Wireless Charging Is | OneZero

onezero.medium.com/wireless-charging-is-a-disaster-waiting-to-happen-48afdde70ed9
Wireless charging is increasingly common in modern smartphones, and there’s even speculation that Apple might ditch charging via a cable entirely in the near future. But the slight convenience of…