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87% off electric heat bill: REALLY saving energy

www.permies.com http I made this video to augment my article "REALLY Saving Energy with The Heat Bubble: how I cut 87% off of my electric heat by heating the person instead of the whole house". This is a DIY alternative form of energy conservation Camille Pearl comes over to my house and tests my energy saving theories for herself. We start off stripping off her clothes that are more than just a single, normal layer people might wear in a fully heated area. Then we have her stand in the cool area until she feels too cold, then move her to the desk with the micro personal heaters. It was in this video where Camille first refers to this as a "bubble." And now, that's what we call this technique: "a heat bubble". She starts off too cold, and then spends 30 minutes at the heated desk area. At the end of the 30 minutes she is fully warmed up and feels like she could work there indefinitely. We then turn off the micro heat and see how long she can hold out until she feels too cold to keep working. About three minutes and ten seconds. Quick summary of micro heaters: 40 watts: incandescent light bulb in a chick brooder configuration 25 watts: heated keyboard 15 watts: dog bed heater / heating pad 2.5 watts: heated mouse 82.5 watts total. A homemade approach to save the environment. Alternatives are sources for home production. This may be a big boost to renewable energy efforts. Relevant threads at permies: www2.permies.com www.permies.com www2.permies.com music by Jimmy Pardo
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Women Rock It!

www.WomenRockIt.com This is a wonderful group of individuals who are leading by example on how to improve the lives of girls and women around the world. "Women Rock It is a unique evening of conversations with incredible women. In this event, prepare to be inspired and informed as an all-star roster of speakers take the stage to tell you how they did it, why they did it, and why you are every bit as capable of achieving anything you desire. Enjoy inspiration coupled with practical guidance and social media tips for shining light on yourself or your brand."
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Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry

Delicata Squash & Tofu Curry Recipe
This easy tofu curry, made with pretty delicata squash and hearty greens, cooks up in one skillet. To speed up the prep, use bagged chopped kale. Delicata squash’s thin skin is tender when it’s cooked, so there’s no need to peel—another time saver. Serve with quinoa or brown rice.