The Ultimate Energy Saving Guide – Preparing To Go Solar

There is no secret that the biggest reason to go solar is to reduce or even completely eliminate your electric bill. On average, a monthly electric bill of $100 becomes a$1,200 yearly expense. Over 20 years, that same $100 monthly bill adds up to $24,000 paid to your utility company, and that’s before factoring in the … Read more

Impressive Tiny House Built With Shipping Containers

We follow the Tiny home movement pretty closely, and we are astonished by the creativity that the tiny house community has shown.  This tiny house was built using 3 x 20ft shipping containers. Adam from HoneyBox (www.honeybox.ca) built this stunning off-grid shipping container tiny cabin in the mountains of British Columbia, Canada. This tiny home … Read more

The One Critical Weakness of Lithium Batteries No One Warns You About

 

Lithium ion batteries have gained popularity in recent years, and rightly so. With applications ranging from tablets and smart phones to off-grid solar systems and electric cars, Lithium batteries have gained quite the reputation. Still, with all it’s popularity, I’ve been surprised lately by the lack of education when it comes to lithium ion maintenance, and the one critical aspect no one is talking about.

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The Secret DIY Solar Generator Marketers Don’t Want You To Know

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Lately we’ve been seeing a lot of hype from DIY selling and promoting solar generators that you can build yourself at a fraction of the cost.  Honestly, this sounds great!  In fact, I love DIY projects!  But lets see how much you can really save with a DIY generator, and is the portable solar industry ripping you off like they say?

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5 Components You Shouldn’t Overlook When Buying a Solar Generator

While gas generators are effective for short-term power outages, their reliance on fuel makes them very limited, or simply useless, when it comes to long-term power requirements.  This is why many people are turning to solar generators for more reliable emergency power.  However, because many people don’t understand the fundamentals of solar backup systems (including solar generators), and how their various components should work together to provide a reliable system, consumers are being misled by false claims in solar generator marketing. 

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5 Marketing Lies About Your Solar Generator That Just Might Kill You In A Blackout

 

With the rising interest in solar energy, many people are turning to solar generators to provide backup power during emergencies. This is exciting to see! Like many of you, we understand the countless advantages solar backup systems have in emergency situations.

However, because many people don’t understand the fundamentals of solar backup systems (including solar generators), and how their various components should work together to provide a reliable system, we’ve witnessed some erroneous beliefs regarding solar generator performance due to the insane amount of false claims in solar generator marketing. These marketing lies have come from a variety of sources: solar salesmen, affiliate marketers, even manufacturers of solar generators marketing their own product!

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