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Old 08-13-2014, 02:15 PM   #16
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Contacting them for price and availability is the only way to know whether they are actually in production.
You can also ask for locations of already installed units, if any.
See if you can contact those owners and get the owners feedback on how well they are working.

I would caution you about the performance specs they have posted. They appear very optimistic.

I have seen a number of these unconventional roof top turbines appear over the years. Every one of them has disappeared. Some were scams, others just did not perform as promised. This doesn't mean that someone will not some day develop one. But they are fighting several technical problems.

Keep your eyes and ears open, and proceed with caution.

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Here is an article on conventional vs unconventional designs.
http://www.greenenergyohio.org/page.cfm?pageID=3389
On Hugh Piggott's site there is a link to a presentation by Mick at the 2009 Small Wind Conference. (you need to sign in to igoogle for the presentation to load.)
http://scoraigwind.co.uk/2011/01/thi...rn-small-wind/

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Contacting them for price and availability is the only way to know whether they are actually in production.
You can also ask for locations of already installed units, if any.
See if you can contact those owners and get the owners feedback on how well they are working.

I would caution you about the performance specs they have posted. They appear very optimistic.

I have seen a number of these unconventional roof top turbines appear over the years. Every one of them has disappeared. Some were scams, others just did not perform as promised. This doesn't mean that someone will not some day develop one. But they are fighting several technical problems.

Keep your eyes and ears open, and proceed with caution.
Hmmm. I see.

Oki, I will proceed with caution, but then again in my head there is usually a natural deduction of what is stated in the spec. Thanks for the heads up on the scammers, I'm usually very careful before committing to anything, but it's good to keep aware.

Let's see what they come up with

Thanks for tips!

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Best power management for electricity production is solar energy is the best option as well as on the roof side is good opportunity for that produces power management.

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