Category: alternative-energy

Nickel Iron Battery For Off Grid Energy Storage

The Nickel Iron battery from ‘Iron Edison’ is an updated version of Thomas Edison’s battery design that he considered to be nearly perfect. For off grid energy storage and renewable energy systems, this battery will likely be the last one you’ll ever buy. Why? Because it’s nearly indestructible! Edison’s battery …

Improve Fireplace Heat Efficiency With a Fireback

A Fireback improve fireplace efficiency. Fireplaces are not very heat efficient compared to other sources of home heating. Who can resist though a nice fire in the fireplace! Unfortunately lots of heat is wasted as it goes right up the chimney. One way to improve the heat emanating from a …

POLL: Firewood For Heating

It’s that time of year when it’s getting colder outside and people are beginning to fire up their wood stove. There is quite a variety of wood species across the nation and chances are that you’re burning firewood that’s native to your region. Some time ago I did some research …