bb at L8R.net
Sat Aug 10 13:24:16 EDT 2002
On Sat, 10 Aug 2002 09:50:21 -0400
"Dean Staff" <dean at staff.ca> wrote:
> On a lighter note....
> You could do away with the Battery backup altogether. Home Depot has
> a backup generator that goes for about $4500. It ties into your house
> line and kicks in the moment the power goes out.. You would only need
> the batteries to cover you for the time it takes the generator to
> kick in. Plus a battery backup is better at protecting you from
> spikes. ;-)
> Just a thought...
Heck, if you're going to go that far, why not convert completely over the
hydrogen power ;) Buy one of those "tap water + electricity in, Hydrogen
out" units with compressor that are available. Buy a ballard 5000 watt
power cell, and you're set ;)
Throw tons of solar cells on the roof any you'd end up off the grid.
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