Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Are You Really Going To Do All That? Hydronic Heat.

That’s what their TV ad says!  They are trying to sell you their product to protect you from identity theft.
If you are careful about anything with your name, address, SS number, bank numbers, pin numbers, this should not be necessary.
I tear off any pertinent numbers, my name and address off any mail, and that includes junk mail, and shred it.  Not the whole envelope, just the little tiny pieces that I have torn off.
Suppose you don’t have a shedder but you have a pet, those little pieces of paper can be put in your doggie bags, or in with the used litter. 
Suppose you don’t have a pet, keep a used can or margarine tub off to one side.  Put your used coffee grounds, tea bags, or vegetable peelings in that tub, and all those important pieces of precious information in there.  Then you can put it in the rest of the trash.
It is just to get them wet, so they will become illegible before throwing them into a dumpster where your information could be retrieved.

Now, you really CAN do all that!
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Here is a great idea, when the prices come down:
Propane-powered hydronic heater
"TAqua-Hot 375LP propane-powered hydronic system for heating gas-powered Type A and Type C motorhomeshe Aqua-Hot 375LP from Aqua-Hot Heating Systems Inc. is a new propane-powered hydronic system for use in gas-powered Type A and Type C motorhomes.
The 375LP incorporates Aqua-Hot’s proprietary propane burner technology, which is said to produce more than 37,500 Btu. The system has three separate thermostatically controlled heating zones to provide quiet, comfortable, evenly distributed heat. According to company literature, it is capable of producing 1.5 gallons per minute (90 gallons in an hour) of continuous, on-demand hot water."
The Aqua-Hot 375LP has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $7,193.22.
Aqua-Hot Heating Systems Inc.
15549 E. Highway 52
Fort Lupton, CO 80621-8225
(800) 685-4298
(303) 659-8221
http://www.aqua-hot.com/
From: http://www.fmca.com/index.php/magazine/columns/rv-products/2875-rv-products-november-2009
Phew! $7,193.22 !!
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Jay and I installed the new AC in the grooming room this morning. 
But I don’t know when it will get used, as the weather is starting to get colder today.

1 comment:

Sandra said...

Great ideas for disposing of sensitive material if you don't have a shredder (which we don't when we're on the road).