Durham, NC

Member since:

November 9, 2008

What form of transportation most used?

4 cyl car and then bike and then truck im trying to buy a 81-87 mercedes turbo diesel to convert over to a svo/biodiesel set up i also dont commute daily in my car i just log the majority of miles in the car the car will sit days at a time

Type of dwelling?

a large 2000+ sq ft house under constuction i bought this house as a distressed property i have been using some reclaimed building materails and have used waste materails as cooking fuel and heating fuel i have never tried to heat this bahemeth

How have you reduced your fossil fuel consumption since learning about Peak Oil?

i havent run conventional heat or air cond in 3 years ive built rainwater/grey water flush systems i have a homade salvaged wood fired boiler system/biodiesel prosessor i turn my hotwater heater off in the summer have set up solar passive systems


hey im derek 28 a lakewood home owner in durham and would be very intrested in learning particapating adding to your group im a tinker and builder by trade i think the emphasis focusing on past peak oil production is right to the point of relevence

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