Unboxing our new off grid water heater

This past week I have been busy installing our new off grid tankless propane water heater.  The tankless propane water heater we had before was only a temporary fix that lasted 5 years.  I never intended on using it for so long, but other needs on the homestead kept taking priority.   We are finally … Continue reading Unboxing our new off grid water heater

I cannot “generate” the words to express my frustration…

A month ago I posted "Generating Repairs," and after it was all said and done the generator worked great until, not even, a week later.  My wife and I were procrastinating on starting the generator hoping for the next sunny day, but to no avail we were socked in with clouds.  While sitting on the … Continue reading I cannot “generate” the words to express my frustration…

Evolution of Off Grid Refrigeration

Off grid refrigeration seems to be an elusive topic online.  Many people give up on the idea altogether or try to incorporate a standard refrigerator/freezer and find their stored battery energy gone before the next day begins.  Refrigerators are just inefficient. When purchasing our DC refrigerator and freezer, we thought we were making the logical … Continue reading Evolution of Off Grid Refrigeration