Their off-grid system was half the cost of connecting to the mains grid, and they have incorporated a multitude of sustainable passive house concepts.
This clifftop, rammed earth residence on Kangaroo Island had an existing standalone power system that was insufficient for the required power.
This tiny island off Flinders Island in the Bass Strait was an exciting adventure for our team to provide off-grid power to the only cabin on the island.
Because mains power wasn’t within the vicinity, it would have been extremely expensive to connect to the property. The customer was also very keen to be as environmentally friendly as possible.
Keith wanted a small off grid system for a shed, to run 4 hi bay LED lights, hand power tools, and a few trickle battery chargers.
The client needed power for a farm shed, to supply basic needs like the fridge, lights, and a water pump and was happy to run any occasional larger loads directly from the generator.
Budget and space were two main drivers for this off-grid system design, given that this was a tiny home in design and construction phase.
The customer had an old off grid system that needed replacing. We needed to fit a new solar array to the existing ground mounted frames as well as adding a new ground mounted solar array.
Why should we hand over so much money, only for the network to own the infrastructure, with the added bonus of us having to pay them for power. That was the obvious question. And going off grid was the obvious answer
Brian & Tania purchased an existing off grid home on the Great Ocean Road, but the existing off grid system on the property was too small for their needs and had to be replaced.