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Need Recommendations for a Solar Attic Fan Setup

Trivial solution with "solar attic fans" - buy them in pairs, alternate which side of the roof the panel goes on. Or mount both panels on the South gable end (since the roof slopes East West,...
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Proper way to extend circuits to subpanel

You can add accessory ground bars all day - that's not a problem. The panel labeling will list models for which the panel is pre-drilled. If your neutral+ground bar on the main panel is full, ...
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What kind of inverter do I need for an inductive load?

Generally for an inductive load, it is important to know an AC motor when turned off creates a spike that SCR's do not like. The capacitive component in a transformer based inverter can accommodate ...
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Is it possible to make a heliostat with no moving parts?

I just found a design of static heliostat by "Solight", even funded by Europe: This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme ...
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Proper way to extend circuits to subpanel

Using the existing big conduit is cheapest and easiest. A couple of 50 ft reels of wire (black and white) and a box of wagos and a couple of hours. It leaves the left panel a bit crowded with wires ...
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Proper way to extend circuits to subpanel

Cables/Extensions A breaker panel box is a junction box. So you have 3 options, depending on how much excess cable you have and the direction each cable is coming from to get into the main panel. The ...
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Is Solar Heating of Pool worth it? Especially after Time of Use (TOU) electric rates are introduced?

I looked at doing this for my pool. I had a few sheds nearby and I was going to cover the roofs completely with black pipe. After doing my calculations and confirming with other people, it seemed ...
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Is Solar Heating of Pool worth it? Especially after Time of Use (TOU) electric rates are introduced?

I live in San Diego, spend $10k on my solar pool heater and it’s worth it. The TOU issue, turn it on at night or during non peak hours. Get batteries for the house if you really want to save….though ...
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