Heh, who needs circuit breakers? Ok yes, I know they are using the old panel as a junction box but wow… besides the mess there are just a few other issues to be dealt with.
2021 Illinois Energy Conservation Code – Moving Forward
For anyone following the Illinois adoption of the Energy Codes, the timelines given are generally pretty optimistic though per the ACT the deadline isn’t… Well welcome to Illinois and wow has this version taken things to a whole new level. Here is an abridged version of the timeline when the whole process kicked off: June […]
Wacky Weds: Ducks & Ducts – Again?
Today we have a twofer but first, one more time please – duct tape has a 1,001 uses but using them on ducts isn’t one of them. The first one is hilarious not only because they actually used the correct tape for part of this contraption but the contraption itself & of course the duct […]
Wacky Weds: Next Level 3 R’s
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle or is it just another person’s junk is another person’s treasure? If you think this is good, you ought to see the rest of this truck.
Wacky Weds: Can the directions be any clearer?
I don’t know but this appears to be pretty clear in not only Spanish but English…
Wacky Weds: Belt & Suspenders
While I am a big fan of belt & suspenders in many things, this one has got to take the cake… Yep, that is a baby safe plug being used in a Tamper Resistant outlet. Here is a closer look in case you don’t believe me… Yeah just a little overkill.
Monday Musings: Where do things stand…
I know I am not the only one going wow that year went by fast, to is it really February already? Unfortunately, it has also been 7 months since our last post which has left a few wondering, what is up with??? Illinois adoption of the latest Energy Code: Speaking of time flying & missing […]
Gas vs Diesel vs Electric: Trucks, SUV’s, Towing & Camping
In the last two pieces we have focused mainly on “regular” gas and electric cars as diesel isn’t even an option in that arena anymore. Now when you get to trucks and SUV’s, diesel is still very much alive and well. Another facet we haven’t explored yet was towing – while we did cover long […]
Gas vs Diesel vs Electric: Part Deux
Welcome to part two of which option for a vehicle might be better for you – is it gas, electric, or maybe even diesel? In the last piece we looked at a metric to help truly compare fueling costs easily, which looks like an easy win for electric at this point in time. We then […]
Gas vs Diesel vs Electric Vehicles
Should my next vehicle be gas, diesel, or how about electric? Up until a year… ok, maybe even a few years ago, most “normal” people wouldn’t have really considered that last one even as an option. Now that they are becoming more of a legitimate choice that will work for many, the times have changed […]
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