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Cities with buildings that don’t need refrigeration.

Hot n cold – wibble wobble – blowing west to east every single day.

Nice n hot in the Middle East, Saudi n Africa today – melting footballs for Bolton wanderers new solar stadium. They’ll love our hospitality…

We only needed a bit of minerals melted n that were that – another stadium done.

But cities without refrigeration?

A zero carbon freezer.

Ooo, a freezer with 2 wings on n 2 engines – latest model – just stick yer peas in – no grid connection needed – thats a lot of food n energy saved in just one plane.

De-icing & working against mother nature again – maybe we’ll learn?

Learn what?

Use the power of the jet stream to freeze or heat stuff

So freeze water – when it freezes, fire it te where you need it. down to the desert

In the desert they open their vac tube in the morning… water falls out.

N we can ring em up n ask em fer more hot melted footballs?

Can yer think in thermals Gromit?

Aye – just waiting te pick up some new African footballs to rig up the local stadium. They were melted a few months back.

Open source n perfect apparently. A gift really

Got te be patient sometimes – funny these humans thee don’t do nowt fer nowt…

It’d been a roaster in the sunday islands.

Gets around a bit that sunshine – who’d have thought it’d made it to southern hemisphere every day for thousands of years n they’d ignored it fer fossils n complex junk?

Mr Cook were here some time back but even he hadn’t seen cookin like this.

On deck they were watchin a solar factory meltin footballs n microchips fer export te Bolton.

Someone were twittin about it on the twit.

Solar furnaces can produce temperatures up to 3,500 °C (6,332 °F), enough to manufacture microchips, solar cells, carbon nanotubes, hydrogen and all metals (including tungsten which has a melting point of 3,400 °C). These temperatures can be achieved in just a few seconds.

Tick tock..

Plop… Melted windscreens blobbed into glass footballs n dropped off the assembly lines n rolled down to the harbor side ready fer despatch.

some countries just powered their street lights off n melted away for a few hours – anyway.

Oo thanks lo tech magazine – thank goodness for you.

Yer could make Jewellry with em too.

Meanwhile over at the Middlebrook – back on home turf there were a sign bein melted wi solar heat – Mort FREE.

Up in the tree – if birds could build houses wi out plannin permission or mortgages (death grip) or war why couldn’t we? Maybe that Japanese philosopher were right?

2015 – Free birds at last?

Anyhow…

On the 3rd of December 2014 there were some interesting temperatures on the Middlebrook about the time people were burnin their warzone gas to stay warm back from mortwork…

Ground temperature wer about 1-2 degrees C.

Wall temperatures were about 2-3 degrees C.

Most of the shop signs were about 4-10 degrees C.

On the Roofline it were about 18 degrees C.

And on the roofs it were anywhere between 28 degrees C and 33 Degrees C.

Crikey – yer paid good money to fly to Benidorm or Africa in winter te get away from the cold and there it were 28 degrees up above yer head!

Makes yer think ? Spain on the Middlebrook … whats that worth in energy n war savings?

- What temperature do you need for growin food up there all year?

- Stick some mezzanine floors in? Cheap housing wi out doin much n house all them war vets who come back wi no home – wars over hey?

- People was homeless and cold – disabled people too – elderly in fuel poverty and you heard nothing about innovation in that parliamental.

Were it us? Were we mental?

No Gromit…

No.

It gets better.

Out in field, plantin grub fer humans in Manchester this summer.

Dinner time Gromit…

There were no gas – but there were that sunshine thing again – it’s made it te manchester again all the way from whit sunday islands – yer joking aren’t ye? – No gromit, it heated up the water in this black pipe to a perfec temperature fer washin yer hands just as whit sundays were in darkness.

Frack off?

No way?

Yes way… warm water fer nowt wi out frackin or british gas. Lots of plastic floatin in oceans fer pipes.

Nice butties that day…

Ooooo wrap a bit of that around the Middle Brook… Bolton wanderers too hey, wrap it round rows of terraced houses too – can use the 40 degree hot water fer washin the hotel laundy n football kit – ha ha ha – Solar Bolton. But don’t tell anyone they might want to go to war with you n sell you a mortjob…

Meanwhile back at the m-brook – Warm hearts, warm water — could even be yer next home? Aye…

Gardens on the roofio.

Solar footballs on the rain canopy …

Ok Gromit, steady on now – anyone would think we were born to be free – one big family.

It gets better…

If all the UK’s supermarkets put doors on their fridges they’d save two Drax coal-fired power stations of energy:

Ha ha ha

If we retrofit these places with roof farms n cheap passiv haus mezanine housing we’ll be pickin fresh grub – won’t need anywhere as many DRAX’s.

Quite a few less fridges actually – yep – all over the northern and southern hemisphere. Good job really we’re runnin out of construction materials at quite a rate… don’t leave it too late :)

It gets better.

No way?

On a hot day we can use Solar Fridges – outside anywhere – Zeer pot – pot fridge.

Are we that daft that we gonna fight n kill each other when life is so simple?

In the United States, 400 gallons of oil equivalents are expended annually to feed each American (as of data provided in 1994)

Agricultural energy consumption is broken down as follows:
·        31% for the manufacture of inorganic fertilizer (go local n natual man)
·        19% for the operation of field machinery (less need for as many machines)
·        16% for transportation (drops off the roof on roof farms)
·        13% for irrigation (10 times less on roof farms)
·        08% for raising livestock (not including livestock feed)
·        05% for crop drying (or eat it fresh off the roof)
·        05% for pesticide production
·        08% miscellaneous8

Energy costs for packaging, refrigeration, transportation to retail outlets, and household cooking are not considered in these figures. CRIKEY

Now you know why AGRICULTURE is the number one planet burner (national geographic 2014)?

Gromit – you’ve convinced me – over 80 % energy saved – heck … hope they’ve sold their stocks n bought into the sensible age.

A large share of energy consumed worldwide is by heat. Cooking, space heating and water heating dominate domestic energy consumption. In the UK, these activities account for 85 percent of domestic energy use, in Europe for 89 percent and in the USA for 61 percent (excluding cooking).

Heat also dominates industrial energy consumption. In the UK, 76 percent of industrial energy consumption is heat. In Europe, this is 67 percent. I could not find figures for the US and for the world as a whole, but these percentages must be similar (and probably even higher on a worldwide scale because many energy-intensive industries have been outsourced to developing countries). Few things can be manufactured without heat. Source: LowTechMagazine

Retrofitting towns n cities is gonna be fun if we go about it in a nice way?

It gets better…

In the ground there’s free regular thermal temperature – about 15 degrees a few meters down – further you drill hotter it gets.

It’s where someone put hell apparently.

So – why not steal heat off the devil?

Been stealing off us fer years…

Oo heck… beat us to it.

If yer need big holes ring the frackers, apparently they are having a bad day – rig it up man :)

Talkin about ground heat

A long long time ago you stored your butter and meat in the BOG – n it were as good as yer fridge today – no way – have you heard of bog fridges?

It gets better…

Storage of summer heat is much cheaper and more efficient than storage of electricity.

The second strategy is to store solar energy so that it can be used to smooth out industrial processes (analogous to a flywheel for smoothing out mechanical processes) and to guarantee energy supply on cloudy days or at night. Storage of heat is much cheaper and more efficient than storage of electricity. The most low-tech way is to store heat in well-insulated water reservoirs – another technology that is more than 100 years old. The disadvantages are that you need quite a lot of space, and that water storage only works up to a temperature of 100 °C (212 °F). (LowTechMagazine)

100 °C bit hot fer washin yer hands but loads of use for food processing heat and lots of space on the Middlebrooks of the world to rig it all up? Oo yes.

Someone rang Mr Whittaker up at Peel holdings – they cut a fish channel from the ocean and before you knew it the fish swam to you. No sending fishermen out in rough seas, No packaging, transport or refrigeration required – that’s alot of forest saved too – permaculture thinking Gromit…

It were mad – the whole of the UK became an open source low fridge permaculture zone…

No – it were mad – the way it were.

Here’s a refrigerator that stores food outside of the “tax em to death for a fossil fuelled planet burning, special opps warzone to keep a crock of lies energy rating A fridge/freezer going.”

Yep – just a little knowledge of what you were storing … a few shelves… no wires… no power station – good job we can retrofit over 3000 flooding cities in America

And Horwich and Middlebrook England too…?

This project is about traditional oral knowledge which has been accumulated from experience and transmitted by mouth to mouth. Particularly focusing on the food preservation, it looks at a feasible way of bringing that knowledge into everyday life.

From Artist Jihyun Ryou http://www.savefoodfromthefridge.com/

Yep – over at Middle brook there were no refrigeration or mortguages – water ran off the gutter into the Carrot Shelf. Local farmers would deliver it and stick yer carrots in the sand shelf.

Over at the new look IKEA lovingly renamed BIKEAT they were really made up, forests were burnin – but they could make new fridges for the region – infact where ever there were a BIKEAT – lots of countries got involved in that one.

“Keeping roots in a vertical position allows the organism to save energy and remain fresh for a longer time. This shelf gives a place for them to stand easily, using sand. At the same time, sand helps to keep the proper humidity.” Jihyun Ryou

Are you still there? :) laughin?

Get kettle on…

Potatoes and Apples love each other – ha ha ha

Spuds stored under apples.

“Apples emit a lot of ethylene gas. It has the effect of speeding up the ripening process of fruits and vegetables kept together with apples. When combined with potatoes, apples prevent them from sprouting.Jihyun Ryou

So all those global supermarkets are bascially storing it all wrong and so are you?

Thats alot of power stations we can de-commisson (lots of jobs there before we loose the ppl with the skills) and lot of new potato and apple loving kitchen manufacturers – wire ones too!

Yer haven’t got shares in all that have yer?

Better jump ship…

All aboard :)

Plenty of action packed adventures this summer alright.

A train made out of old bean cans n a few scrap cars – loads of fun when we get rid of the boring washington brussels london g20 gang – bet they’d love to join us really – anyone want to ask em? Offer em a carrot or two :)

 

If the forests keep dropping  – it’s obvious how many parts of the supply chain will die.

Making our homes in new ways is a sensible way forward.

Just in time really because 200 people just lost their kitchen jobs in Bolton (we’re very very sorry to hear that – hope you are all ok) and it’s because the linear supply chain we live in does not work when there are ever depleating global resources and the disfunctional decision making machine in London bumbles along with the ‘it’ll do calendar’ and when ever you do a Jarro march to London you get beaten up by david’s offshore banker Golieth and sons, put on a database and become a permanent victim of The home office mi5 extermination gulag – heck, get on their gulag list and you’re as good as unemployable or dead and buried.

This is a project that proposes the following.

Community buy out or partnership with Yesco and other big box brands before they go bust. do it nation wide – no point in half baked London scheme.

1 – 25% owned by the town of Horwich and say Blackrod- other towns can do the same. For the conservative people who want a safe pension pot to save in. So all those pension funds pulling out of oil can begin to invest in local Garden Cities and surounding ideas.

2 – 25% owned by the schools. To stimulate and keep the latest ideas fresh and working and provide training funds for trying new stuff out – you are our future and we never ever want to loose our local services again. Keep us upto speed…

3 – 25% owned by the rate payers – you actually get some ‘productive real estate’ for your rates not a global landfill machine – bit of a stonker that one. No more winging to your local councillor about a doggy poo or a bus stop with a wet plastic bag on or a solar thermal factory that makes your food in summer, melts metal for industry, or heats water for the community saving you say 60%. ha ha.

4 – 25% owned by the outside investor. Maveric outsiders? Hello outsiders – welcome to garden cities – everything else is in linear meltdown – fancy investing in our new model Garden Cities without refrigeration?

5. Open source profits so we share the success and failures and ignore any party politics. Some years will be bad for some areas and other will be good – but all round we’re sharing the risk.

Or go for real democracy if the people of this island are going to CONTROL parliament and hold Prime Ministers to account.

Point 5 is important – of the many things that can go wrong you’re fully supported by everyone in the community. Can’t blame London or Brussell sprouts.

At the moment goolish Goliath banks own all the worlds the political parties and news papers – that’s why they Go Lieth and we live in clone town britain/europe/wherever.

Gotta go, can’t stop laughing.

There were that much new and interesting work to do – we all decided to write off the worlds debts and get on with it.

There were also banged out old shopping containers we repurposed and made freight farms out of... and Farmers Bees got together again,,,

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