Monthly Archives: May 2011

Checklist after installation

Here are a few thoughts on how to make the most of your PV and Solar Thermal system. All household are different so my comments are just suggestions to consider how you might optimize use. But if you want to be … Continue reading

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Air bags and Honda

Just last month Honda wanted to charge a family member over £1000 to replace the air bag controller on a Honda Civic, not an old car (2006) but only worth £6000. I looked at the system. Got on the web found a … Continue reading

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some technical details of the solar thermal system

In addition to the PV system we also installed a solar thermal system to assist our boiler heat our hot water. The system consists of a single frame with 30 tubes made by a UK company. This has been mounted on … Continue reading

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some technical details of the PV system

We have installed 17 Mitsubishi 225 watt panels giving a potential peak value of 3825 watts or 3.825Kw. Suppliers are keen to convert this to Kwhr but this can only be a potential as kilowatt-hour is exactly that, the energy … Continue reading

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