Installing A New Residential Solar Power Grid? Microinverters Have A Number Of Benefits Over Traditional String Inverters
3 December 2017
Installing a solar grid on the roof of your home, even if it may initially be expensive, can be a major cost savings over time since it will radically reduce your monthly energy bill. One of the considerations you and your solar power installation contractor will have to make is whether to use module-level power electronics (such as a microinverter) or a string inverter for your solar grid. The purpose of an inverter is to convert the DC power produced by your solar panels into AC power that can be used to power your home; microinverters are installed at each panel and perform the conversion there, whereas string inverters connect all panels onto a wire that transmits DC power to a central inverter to be converted.
Electrical Transfer Switch: Manual Vs. Automatic
11 August 2017
With as much as humans rely on technology today, losing power is devastating. Even losing power at your home for a few hours can ruin your plans or your whole day. Of course, if you own a business, losing power isn't just annoying—it can ruin your bottom line. Luckily, electrical transfer switches are devices that can be used to change power from one source to another, such as a generator.
Why Your Earthquake Kit Should Include A Solar Generator
29 May 2017
Being prepared for an earthquake is more important than ever. More areas in the United States are experiencing significant earthquakes than before, and the major fault lines are overdue for massive earthquakes. If you're putting together an earthquake kit, a solar generator should be on your list of tools to acquire. Read on to learn why a solar generator is so much more important than a traditional generator.
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Four Benefits Of Grilling With Propane Over Charcoal
18 May 2017
Summer is here, and it's time to pull out your grill. For some, that also means running to the store for charcoal, and for others, it means filling the propane tank or purchasing a new propane tank. Though charcoal grilling does create unique flavor, propane grilling is a better choice for many homeowners. Here are a few reasons why.
Your grill will heat up faster.
When you grill with charcoal, you have to light the coals and then wait at least 20 minutes, if not longer, for them to burn down enough for you to grill successfully.