DRich
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July 12th, 2021 at 7:24:16 AM permalink
Quote: billryan

I was asking you. I was going to share a trick I learned when I lived on the 6th floor of a six-story building and needed 24-7 AC to keep the place from baking.



Very few flat roof houses in Las Vegas.
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billryan
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July 12th, 2021 at 7:27:22 AM permalink
Quote: DRich

Very few flat roof houses in Las Vegas.



I never really noticed but now that you mention it, that seems to be the case. I wonder why.
Suited89
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July 12th, 2021 at 7:51:24 AM permalink
Electric prices spike if you opted out of state-run utility pricing schemes. In CT, going off the Dept. Pub. Util. pricing was met with shock June 20-30. We also had 95-99 with 105-107 heat index 3 days. My elec. bill period ended 24th and was reasonable (split the heat wave). This months bill prob. higher.

In the meantime the garbage can rain gauge has registered 11" in three weeks. Sump pumps and wells working OT. At least with well-water, you can flush after every use, LOL.

Suited89
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lilredrooster
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July 13th, 2021 at 2:27:23 AM permalink
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Death Valley, CA came close to the hottest day ever on this planet in recorded world history when it hit 130 on Friday

the recorded hottest day ever is 134 in Death Valley in 1913

but some are saying that reading is not reliable because of technology that is inferior to what is out there today



https://www.localsyr.com/weather/death-valley-flirts-with-highest-temperature-ever-recorded-on-earth/



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Death Valley residents are finally getting some relief - it's cooling off

it only hit 126 on Monday and it is only forecast to hit 125 on Tuesday





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"𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘧 𝘰𝘧 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘴𝘦𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘯𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳"______Edgar Allan Poe
lilredrooster
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July 19th, 2021 at 9:31:01 AM permalink
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the first 2 pics are recent of the Outer Banks in North Carolina
this is not the result of a storm
𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙞𝙨 𝙚𝙫𝙚𝙧𝙮 𝙙𝙖𝙮
the ocean is at their doorstep
if you notice the darker spots on the sand - that's from water - it shows how very close the ocean at some times is to their houses

the 3rd and last pic is of the same or a very similar area of the Outer Banks in the 1950s
the ocean has moved - I'm estimating - about 50 yards closer to the houses
although one can't be sure about how the different tide cycles affected these pictures nonetheless there is surely a large difference


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https://coastalreview.org/2020/05/signs-of-change-are-clear-if-language-is-not/



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Last edited by: lilredrooster on Jul 19, 2021
"𝘣𝘦𝘭𝘪𝘦𝘷𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘧 𝘰𝘧 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘴𝘦𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘯𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘸𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘳"______Edgar Allan Poe
EvenBob
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August 12th, 2021 at 4:26:04 PM permalink
Anybody else here in Michigan? We had thunderstorms go through the last two nights with 5000 power outages affecting over 225,000 people across the whole state. Luckily mine has not out yet. I have a generator but I hate running the damn thing.
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DRich
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August 12th, 2021 at 5:17:54 PM permalink
Quote: Suited89

Electric prices spike if you opted out of state-run utility pricing schemes. In CT, going off the Dept. Pub. Util. pricing was met with shock June 20-30. We also had 95-99 with 105-107 heat index 3 days. My elec. bill period ended 24th and was reasonable (split the heat wave). This months bill prob. higher.

In the meantime the garbage can rain gauge has registered 11" in three weeks. Sump pumps and wells working OT. At least with well-water, you can flush after every use, LOL.

Suited89



Mine was just under $600 last month ($592). I would guess both of my units ran for at least 600 hours last month. When you look at it that way it doesn't seem too bad. About $1 an hour to cool the house. I had to replace the blower motor in one of the units yesterday.
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EvenBob
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August 12th, 2021 at 5:29:48 PM permalink
Quote: DRich

Mine was just under $600 last month ($592).



My electric bill runs about $100 a month all year. But then, I don't live in a blast furnace. Or a tropical hell.
"It's not enough to succeed, your friends must fail." Gore Vidal

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