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by Mike Masnick


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energy, spy planes



City Sends Spy Planes Out To Determine If Your Home Is Wasting Energy

from the only-trying-to-help dept

It's no secret that not everyone realizes how wasteful they are of energy resources. However, apparently one city in the UK went to rather extreme measures to make that point clear to residents in the city. It hired a spy plane to fly over the city and take heat loss photos across the entire city. The photos were then matched to a city map, displaying which houses were leaking the most heat at the time the spy plane passed over. Eventually, the entire map was put online so everyone could see which buildings were wasting the most energy. What's unclear is whether or not these heat maps convinced anyone to actually do anything (or if it just freaked people out).

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    pax, 8 Sep 2007 @ 4:46pm

    weed growing

    erm.. guys , any weed grower worth his salt is using T3 lighting which runs COOL. they also line their attics/basements with heat reflective material which cuts down DRASTICALLY on ANY heat footpront thay may be caused by the growing room.
    using IR cams to find growing rooms has been going on for years and years!

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