[Homestead] Shaking the grid
lurine at com-pair.net
Tue Feb 23 18:33:18 EST 2010
Well, then there's gonna be a whole lot of people that figure out they don't
need to do two loads of laundry a week! Bet you guys don't. I know we sure
I think this would be an example of the whole waste as a life style that is
Besides, think of how fit all the couch potatoes will become if they have to
pedal to clean their clothes <g> Or pedal to use their computers or
toasters or blenders or, or, or.
----- Original Message -----
From: <Clansgian at wmconnect.com>
> Correct that wringers use less energy than spin dry. But this entry is
> quite candid about the work involved. You are going to pedal the machine
> an hour and half (continuously) to do one load of laundry.
> Make no mistake that this is a very efficient use of resources. But the
> family that does two loads of laundry a day will have someone on that seat
> three hours day. Allowing for a break now and again, that's a half time
> just to power the washing machine.
> All this changes, of course, if you use less laundry. (Same with using
> I've used a manual powered wringer before and believe me if you are
> jeans, you are going to break into a sweat wringing them even with pedal
> Good site.
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