How to save energy / electricity for solar power

How to Solar Power Your Home / House #2 - How to save energy / electricity for solar power

How to make your home more energy efficient ready for solar power.
Solar geysers, heat pumps, efficient pool pumps, LED lighting…and more.

We look at energy / electricity consumption of a typical home and have a look at ways to save it. This helps to understand the solar power requirement / size the solar installation.

* LED / CFL lighting
* Energy efficient pool pump.
* LED / flat panel TV vs CRT TV
* Solar geyser vs heat pump vs electric geyser.
* How to calculate energy consumption kWh / kilowatt-hour
* Reduce your electricity bill and save money while getting ready for solar power.
* kill-o-watt meter
* Fluke 43b
* Energy Monitors
* Energy efficient appliances
* Energy star
* Power rating
* Duty cycle
* Sky light to save energy
* Zodiac Flo-Pro pool pump / variable speed pool pump
* tempering valve / thermostatic valve
* Geyser wise timer
* Florescent tube replacement / LED tubes for lighting
* Life style changes for eco living
* Energy audit

18 Comments on “How to save energy / electricity for solar power”

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  4. Hi Martin. Is it possible to get a basic schematic of your system. I would like to do something similar at my home but I want to ensure that I get something as close to yours as possible.

  5. omg.  lol.  I did this when I rewired my house…and that was 11 years ago and my house is still standing. 🙂 Now that I am gradually switching to solar and wind energy, I learn so much from your videos!  You should seriously be a Professor.  Young people should study this in high school and even elementary school.  Here in the US our government is crap, though. 🙁

  6. Here's the problem with estimating your usage for a system. It changes throughout your life.

    When the kids are young, vesus older, versus when they move out, versus when you are aged. Isn't there a way to "future proof" the system and make it modular?

  7. Is there a 220v equivalent to the Kill-A-Watt meter available on the market? I reside in the Philippines and we use 220v for residential power.

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