Data Furnace

A Data Furnace is an idea that was first described by a paper where computer resources are distributed to homes where the waste heat could be use to warm the home.


  • what work loads should be included
    • GPU coin mining
    • distributed storage
  • initial costs
  • energy costs for South-Western Ontario
  • expected costs to upgrade hardware over time
  • connectivity requirement and availability
  • could hardware be systematically bought used/surplus

Existing projects or products

Distributed computing/storage projects