SN #891 Spoiler Pic. of the Week

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Badrod

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Unfortunately, this week's Picture of the Week has completely drawn my attention from the rest of the show. We used to call those inflatable above ground pools, Funny Pools. I thought that was a brand name, but Google isn't being helpful. They're designed to be set up outdoors, so I doubt a flooded basement will be this guy's main problem (unless he has a kitty 🐈).

The pool looks to me like it's a 12 footer, maybe 15 ', judging by the door, fridge and post size and spacing. Let's say the sides are about 4 ' high. A math guy can figure out the volume of the water contained in the curve. That ain't me.

Presumably, the pool owner can find an appropriate heater. Maybe he should watch that Seinfeld episode where Kramer puts a hot tub in his apartment first.

The real problem is the humidity. If he heats that water (I expect it's already damp down there) goodbye upstairs rafters. It'll be great if you're mold! And I'm also concerned about that light fixture. I'll bet that's not on a ground fault interrupt protected circuit.

Anyhow, I know we all want an indoor pool, but that's just not the way. Sometimes the path not followed is not followed for a reason.
 
h* π * r^2 ;)

π * 6^2 *4 = 452 cu ft or about 28,000# that will require a lot of energy

To heat it from 50°F to 70°F would need 160 Kwh. Hope he has solar. He can heat it up slowly, as long as he inputs more energy than it dissipates. As pointed out, the ground will sink a lot of heat.

As stated, crypto mining could do it. However he would need an immersion or heat exchanger to get the heat to a liquid and then to the pool using that loop.

The gfi is simple, just replace the breaker

70°F shouldn't be too bad for humidity, but would require some air circulation. A heat recovery ventilation system should work without losing too much heat.

Guess another crazy covid project :ROFLMAO:
 
h* π * r^2 ;)

π * 6^2 *4 = 452 cu ft or about 28,000# that will require a lot of energy

To heat it from 50°F to 70°F would need 160 Kwh. Hope he has solar. He can heat it up slowly, as long as he inputs more energy than it dissipates. As pointed out, the ground will sink a lot of heat.

As stated, crypto mining could do it. However he would need an immersion or heat exchanger to get the heat to a liquid and then to the pool using that loop.

The gfi is simple, just replace the breaker

70°F shouldn't be too bad for humidity, but would require some air circulation. A heat recovery ventilation system should work without losing too much heat.

Guess another crazy covid project :ROFLMAO:
It's starting to sound like a not so crazy idea. ;)