Battery / Guides

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...battery is the need for twice as many to meet your demand. The absence of rare earth metals in the Aquion saltwater battery eliminates the need for extracti...

Off-grid home with solar PV & Battery backup
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Thinking about renewable home energy and a battery backup?

...battery systems: In the earlier days of off-grid home construction and home power storage, the only home battery option on the market was the lead/acid variet...

Lithium-ion solar home battery
Solar photovoltaic

Lithium-ion solar home batteries

...battery effectively doubles their capacity. The second big improvement is the advent of ‘smart’ battery controls. Battery systems have always required a charg...

Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...battery? Thermal mass of any kind can by definition be called a thermal battery, as it has the ability to store heat. In the context of a house, that means de...

Why basements flood and how to prevent that with a sump pump
Basements improvements

Why Basements Flood & How to Prevent Flooded Basements

...battery backup system Double sump pump and sump pump battery - belt and suspenders! How to size a sump pump battery If you already have a sump pump ...

The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You
Lifestyle, location and commuting

The Best Electric Car - Discover which EV is best for You

...battery is the most expensive part of the car, to get a greater range means a bigger battery, and consequently a higher price. And you also need to consider you...

Solar panel installation
Solar photovoltaic

Ten questions to ask a solar panel contractor

...battery systems and you may be able to sell the excess energy you produce back to utility companies. Read here about The latest solar home battery technology on...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...battery without first hooking up a solar array, nothing except the price maybe. They are not cheap. Basement flood prevention: Sump pump battery backup: Mos...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...battery is powered by a 750W silent wind turbine and 600W solar outputs that enable it to operate completely off-grid. A dual-power system offers an additiona...

Smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...battery backups, so they continue to operate in the event of a power failure. © Inflotrolix 1. A fully automatic sewer backflow preven...

Epiphany 0nE Puck
Renewable energy

A 'Stirling' idea for charging your cell phone

...battery dies. Rather than awkwardly moving to a corner to plug in your charger, or leaving altogether, you can pull out the Epiphany onE Puck, power it up with ...