Ecobuild 2008 notes

Despite booking my tickets late, the session on reducing carbon emissions in existing housing was one of the few that still had some places. A few days later, when the proceedings were kicked off by Alan Simpson MP, there were still some empty chairs. Perhaps, I twittered, refurbishment work just isn’t glamorous enough. If that’s …

Eolus control room

In the control room of the real life / second life interface…posted by Eversion Orman on EOLUS using a blogHUD : [blogHUD permalink] Importing energy data into Second Life environments: Eolus

basic turbine

Found on a dusty shelf… Scrapyard Windpower Realities: Building Windmills with Recycled Parts by Hugh Piggott (1992) Complete with diagrams: And Basic computer program to help you design the blades:

ruralZED comments

My lazily blogged image of Bill Dunster’s ruralZED from the floor at Ecobuild has produced some useful comments from one of his colleagues, bringing news about crucial elements of the design that deliver the thermal mass and also mention of upcoming timelapse photos of the 3 day construction… hogthrobb says: Hi Eversion, thanks for posting …

page 123

John Hill over at Archidose has tagged me with this refreshingly simple meme. 1. Pick up the nearest book (of at least 123 pages). 2. Open the book to page 123. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the next three sentences. 5. Tag five people. John’s Gibson quoting choice talks of ‘…the hopes of …