[Noisebridge-discuss] heating @ 2169

Andy Isaacson adi at hexapodia.org
Wed Dec 2 09:06:53 UTC 2015


yes, plasticking the skylights makes a *huge* difference in keeping in
the warm.  here's the product we used in years past:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B002GKC2GW

I've led this project in the past, but unfortunately I can't this
year...

-andy

On Tue, Dec 01, 2015 at 11:01:37PM -0800, Ronald Cotoni wrote:
> The only thing I can remember from Noisebridge History was using that
> clear plastic window winterizing stuff that we used on the skylights.
> I do not remember if that was still there the last time I was in the
> space but we should put that back and also perhaps on the normal
> windows.  Winterizing and perhaps putting some heaters might help, it
> might even be better if we were to get some solar heating/energy going
> to power some sort of heater.  Heaters use a lot of power but
> http://www.builditsolar.com/Experimental/PopCanVsScreen/PopCanVsScreen.htm
> might be interesting to put in our windows.
> 
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 10:49 PM, Phillip Pearson <pp at myelin.co.nz> wrote:
> > I had a tiny Vornado Personal Heater running to keep the 3D printer and
> > myself at operating temperature today, and it worked pretty well. Only warms
> > up a small amount of air, but works pretty well when you're right in front
> > of it...
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Phil
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > On Dec 1, 2015, at 10:42 PM, Trent Robbins <robbintt at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > My feeling is that the ceilings are quite high and the costs of electric
> > space heaters can be extreme. There is a type of propane barn heater which
> > is good in theory but a huge fire risk in practice.
> >
> > Is there some way we could trap the air a little better in the space? I know
> > winterproofing exists but I don't think it is a quick job. It also prevents
> > the sealed windows from being opened.
> >
> > FYI I recommend retreating to turing for warmth, with the doors closed.
> >
> > T
> >
> > On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, Patrick O'Doherty <p at trickod.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> hey folks.
> >>
> >> it's cold in SF this week which means it's quite cold in the space too.
> >>
> >> outside of closing the windows and doors we don't have much in the way
> >> of keeping the space warm.
> >>
> >> would a few space heaters for classrooms in particular be enough to stop
> >> attendance waning?
> >>
> >> have we had any successful heating experiments in years past?
> >>
> >> p
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