What process should you follow if you have a power outage?
If you are suffering a power outage, follow these steps to get your lights on again. Check your neighbors to see if their power is out, too, or is it only your house is affected. If only your lights are out, check your circuit breakers or fuses. Try repairing the fuse or resetting the circuit breakers. If the breakers won't reset or the fuse blows again, try unplugging all the sockets. Don't forget those hard to get to ones such as the fridge or dishwasher. Once everything is unplugged, try and reset the breaker or fuse. If this works you can isolate the source of the problem by plugging in an appliance until you fin.Keep Reading
Should I put a battery backup on my existing solar system?
To determine the correct answer to this question we need to ask some questions! Q: How much of your electricity consumption does your existing solar system cover? A: Depending on when the system was installed and whether or not you’ve had a feed-in tariff, your system may only generate enough power to meet a small portion of your electricity needs – or it may generate more than you actually need. This will dictate the best approach for sizing your battery storage. Q: What energy storage system size would best suit your needs and budget? Do you want to go off-grid at all costs (possibly to spite your utility), or do you view energy .Keep Reading
Benefits of Inverter Air Conditioning
Benefits of Inverter Air Conditioning Let’s see what would be the benefits of upgrading a non-inverter air conditioner with an inverter air conditioner:- At least 30% - 50% cheaper to run as it consumes less power Far quicker to achieve the desired temperature The startup time is reduced by 30% Much quieter No temperature fluctuations, maximizing comfort level No voltage peaks from compressor All inverter air conditioning are heat pumps which in itself is one of the most energy-efficient form of heating Is it worth upgrading to an inverter air conditioner? So, in summary, an inverter air conditioning can reduce you.Keep Reading
Keeping Cool While Saving The Environment?
You want to keep cool throughout summer, do you switch on the air-conditioner or do you switch on a ceiling fan? Because of the ever increasing costs of energy and due to your air-conditioner being the most likely highest contributor to energy use at your home, it is unlikely that you can leave it running 24 hours a day unless you have money to burn or have a very good solar system installed. But the humble ceiling fan is an extremely economical way to help cool the home! The ceiling fan works in the same principal as a breeze does; by the movement of air over your skin, this allows your skin to breathe and thus cool you down. What a.Keep Reading
Do I Need A New Switchboard?
Do you have the type of electrical switchboard that has fuses? Have you ever been told that you need to upgrade it? This is a common recommendation from electricians, and there are many reasons why a fuse-board should be upgraded to a new switchboard. Here are a couple of tips to determine when and it is really required or not. A few of the more common reasons why you might need a new switchboard are: When a fuse is blowing when you use more than one or two standard appliances The lights are flickering and you can’t fathom why Your fused switchboard is too small and doesn't suit the modern appliances in your home You want to.Keep Reading