Going Green – Inverter Installation Part 3

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Having finally completed most of the preparation work, it was time to complete the final switch-over to the new distribution system. First off, the cabling that was left in the ceiling had to be connected to the existing circuits. In order to complete this, the main supply was disconnected to ensure that the work was done as safely as possible. … Read More

Going Green – Inverter Installation Part 2

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Having finally received the new Hybrid inverter the time had come to get the necessary wiring done. This was never going to be a simple installation as most of the power supplies to the existing house circuitry had to be moved from one side of the house to the other. The first step was to identify which circuits were required … Read More

Going Green – Inverter Installation Part 1

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Axpert MKS-5kVA

As mentioned before, my initial planning had changed somewhat and I was now looking at installing a battery back-up system to help out during the the increasing load-shedding periods. We were getting shut down on an almost daily basis for 2 to 3 hours at a time, usually during the most inconvenient times: dinner time, children’s homework time, sitting down … Read More