Monthly Archive: July 2016

Getting off the grid – Choosing a Solar PV System

Switching to a Solar PVĀ system lifestyle can vary between minor and major changes. You can even can go big and disappear from the grid if you want to. But going big isn’t exactly something you take on overnight. Despite the price decrease on Solar PV panels, and the equipment that comes with it, it’s still …

Integral Collector Storage Systems (Solar Water Heater)

This is post 6 of 8 in the series “Solar Geyser Starter Guide”   Even though Integral Collector Storage Systems share familiar elements of design and functionality with flat-plate Solar Water Heater geysers, there are some differences. In fact, ICS (also referred to as batch or bread box) systems are a little less complicated. Where …

Timers for geysers: A Quick Guide to Saving Money

This is post 4 of 8 in the series “Solar Geyser Starter Guide” Among the cheap ways to bring down the high costs associated with a geyser, timers have to be among the most popular. In the following article you are going to learn some scary things about your geyser, especially how it’s increasing the …

Solar Battery – Introduction to Lead-Acid Models

When it comes to solar panel systems, the batteries have to be heavy duty in nature. A typical car battery isn’t going to do the trick, because it won’t be able to handle the regular discharging. For a solar setup you are going to need deep-cycle battery and they come in many forms, such as …

Geyser Elements – What are Your Options

It’s unfortunate that South Africans don’t really get a choice when it comes to geyser elements. When you get a geyser installed you can expect the typical resistance wire element inside. Of course it’s not just the element that speaks to the efficiency of the geyser, but it does play the biggest part. Depending on …
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Canadian Solar 270W Poly (K) Transparent Double Glass Dymond
Victron Energy Lithium Battery 12V/90Ah – 1.1kWh – BMS
Epsolar Tracer 4215BN 40A MPPT Charge Controller – 12V/24V
Conversion kits Solar geyser accessories Thermosiphon
200L Direct EVT thermosiphon Solar geyser
150L Direct EVT thermosiphon Solar geyser
100L Direct EVT thermosiphon Solar geyser