Building A Greener HomeAugust 14, 2020
When most people think about wealth building, they imagine achieving overnight millionaire status. They don’t really understand wealth building, so they create a fantasy to make it more comprehensive. One way to achieve that fantasy is to buy the winning lottery ticket or to get on a lucky winning streak in Las Vegas. However, that fantasy will be short lived because wealth building is not a get rich quick scheme.
There’s also power advocate and writer Al Weinrub. He argues that decentralized energy, or putting renewable systems in as many places in a community as possible, generates wealth, spurs economic revitalization and helps adapt to climate change.
Don’t use a lot of heat during the winter if it’s not absolutely necessary. If you feel cold, put on a sweater or blanket instead. Having your heat turned up too high will consume a great deal of unnecessary energy.
Obviously, the idea of using water to make power is thousands of years old. Normally referred as hydropower, water is used to power different water wheels plus mills. Our contemporary society makes use water to generate electricity.
I know many of us don’t always appreciate it. Sometimes I even hear it cursed. That’s too bad. Sometimes the wind is a bit inconvenient. But also consider that for centuries the wind was used to blow sails on ships to move the ships, people, and freight over the earth. Wind drives windmills that pump water and grind grain. Today, we see windmills moving in the process of generating electricity. Hurrah for the blowing wind.
Number six just has to be geothermal. This is another big one on potential. As a mine or cave goes deeper into the earth, it doesn’t get colder. It gets hotter. The reason is simply the center of the earth is molten. Very, very hot down there. And very, very hot not very far down there.
William Bailey took the idea of solar heated water and separated the water tank from the solar collector. William did this in California in 1909. Why was this significant? It kept the water warm during the night and that is the basis for solar water heaters today!
Nowadays, all homeowners are discovering new ways to reduce their electric bills. When you realize you will save money and energy, you will want to build your own solar panels. Whether you are a handyman or not, the thought of making your own electric power is very attractive. It’s a DIY Energy Savings.