Your Cart
Home Guides Page 4


Tesla Solar Tiles

Tesla Solar Roof – Changing the Face of Solar

There can be no doubt that Tesla has greatly influenced the way people use solar power today. Their innovations in terms of energy storage via their lithium battery designs alone have done wonders for the solar power community. But evolution is part of human nature, meaning they’ve taken things a step further. What you think […]

Solar Panels: Everything You Need To Know

Off the Grid Guide – Collectors for Off the Grid Solar Systems

At SolarAdvice you’ll find several articles about solar collectors, ranging between the ever popular monocrystalline panels to the thin film designs that are typically worked into everyday life. We’ve even covered a few articles on upcoming technology. For example, panels that charge when it rains and the first solar plane to fly around the world. […]

Thermal Controllers – Solar Geyser Installation Tips

A basic solar geyser installation doesn’t have many components. You’ve got the collectors that capture the radiation from the sun, the pipes through which the heat is distributed (either glycol or water), the pump that helps to circulate the heat, and of course the tank where the water is stored. The last component to complete […]


Is South Africa in Survival Mode?

The American Disaster Preparedness center came up with one of the most interesting campaigns for motivating people to stay prepared. Instead of telling everyone to be scared of hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes, they focused on zombies. That’s right, zombies. Thanks to popular television shows like The Walking Dead, Americans are warming up to the idea […]

Heat pump water heater – The Alternative to Solar Panels

It’s great to live in a world where you never seem to run out of options, especially when it comes to saving money. South African homeowners can all agree that alternative options to keep the electricity bill at a minimum are becoming more lucrative, which brings us to heat pump water heater for geysers. Even […]


Is Load Shedding really a thing of the Past?

For the last year the face of Eskom has been Brian Molefe. As the latest CEO to take the position at the head of a fairly unstable board, he has “saved” South Africans from load shedding – temporarily. He has also been generously awarded for his efforts with an almost R800 000 a month salary […]

Geyser Elements – What are Your Options

Geyser Elements – What are Your Options

It’s unfortunate that South Africans don’t really get a choice when it comes to geyser elements. When you get a geyser installed you can expect the typical resistance wire element inside. Of course it’s not just the element that speaks to the efficiency of the geyser, but it does play the biggest part. Depending on […]