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READ | Is Solar the right solution for YOU?

Solar makes sense. For us at Magnet, this is obvious. If we had our way, every last rooftop in the country would be outfitted with solar. However, the reality of the situation is that solar doesn’t make sense for everyone. The ultimate question is whether the advantages of solar power outweigh the disadvantages. If you‘re on the fence about installing a solar solution for your home or business, then give our article a quick read. We’re aiming to give an honest assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of solar to help you decide if it’s a good fit for you… Some advantages of solar…

LEARN | Understanding UPS systems

If you’re in the market for a UPS, read our quick article to learn UPS basics, the type of protection they offer, and what important considerations you should keep front of mind when selecting a UPS… What is a UPS? An uninterruptible power supply or uninterruptible power source (UPS) is a device that: 1. Provides back-up power when utility power fails, either long enough for critical equipment to shut down gracefully so that no data is lost, or long enough to keep required loads operational until a generator comes online. 2. Conditions incoming power so that all-too-common sags and surges…

READ | Solar Roof Mounts vs Ground Mounts

Solar Roof Mounts or Ground Mounts – which is the best option for you? So you’ve done your due diligence and chosen the ideal PV system… Now it’s time to consider which mounting method is the best option for your application, budget and energy needs. In this article, we’re outlining the two types of mounting options – roof mount and ground mount racking systems. See how they compare and decide which option is most suitable for you! What is a mount? It is a foundation that holds your solar system in place. There are typically two options for mounting – roof or ground mount. Roof mounted…

READ | Is your roof suitable for solar panels?

  Is your roof suitable for solar panels?  Solar has been on your mind for a while, and you're finally ready to invest in a system... But, have you considered whether or not your roof is suitable for panels? Believe it or not, but not all roofs are ideal for solar. There is much to consider before installing a solar system – chief among these is your roof. Considerations to keep front of mind include: Shade coverage Panels are powered through light, so you definitely do not want any shade on the section of the roof where the panels will be installed.   The complexity of your roof The more…


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