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Secret of Success

“The Story of Success” Time is short and words are few so I’ll not recap 1-6. 7 is about the future. Damn maybe the theme should be around Marty McFly! Anyway I committed to sharing inspiration from Malcolm Gladwell’s book “Outliers”. He basically reviews various statistical anomalies and find rationale underpinning them. “Why are Read more…

LEGO bricks

Lego

One of my early conversations about heatpumps was with two guys in Aarhus in Denmark. A mere 5 years ago. I was later to fly several times to see them, sometimes via  Billund. Not a very famous place perhaps until one realises it is birthplace and HQ of “leg godt” Read more…

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Champagne Supernova

So we’ve whistled Waterloo, chortled at Father Ted, flopped around with Hugh Grant’s fringe and marvelled at Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels but does it not all come down to those rogues Liam and Noel?  Where to start? Well in a very practical sense, anyone that picks up the Read more…

abba

ABBA

So we don’t need fire like a caveman, they come in BIG as well as small sizes ( but big is better) and sources of heat are all around…….but why would anyone want to use a big heatpump? They cost ten times what gas boilers do. They aren’t as compact Read more…

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Wet Wet Wet

So blog#1 observed our society’s fascination with burning stuff like Cavemen to produce heat. In reality big heatpumps like this one: can deliver heat from numerous sources up to 90C and still be more cost effective than gas………..and qualify for the RHI. www.tinyurl.com/large-gshp shows how an entire University could be Read more…

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Father Ted

Now pay attention this time Dougal! In the first blog I related the idea of “Burning stuff” to “Captain Caveman”. Basically combustion is an over applied technique. I’m not saying it doesn’t have it’s place but as a society we do tend to apply this technique a little bit too Read more…