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Solar water heating systems and rainy Cape Winters

If you have had a solar water heating system installed in an area with rainy/cloudy winter months, you may need to make seasonal adjustments to the timer that controls the system's electrical backup.   Now that the Western Cape has started experiencing its typical Winter rainfall again, this has meant less hours...

Thursday, August 1st, 2019




17 Clever ways you can save water in your kitchen right now

Even as water restrictions in the Western Cape are fast receding in our collective memory, we should remain mindful that South Africa is a water scarce country and we are ALL responsible for using water with care. It is important to save water in your own home but also important to be mindful of the bigger picture....

Friday, July 5th, 2019




Electricity price increase approved

  "The National energy regulator of South Africa (Nersa) has approved a 15.63 percent average price increase for municipalities which will be implemented on 1 July 2019," Eskom said. The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) is urging South Africans to keep paying their electricity but says government needs to control...

Monday, July 1st, 2019




Cape Town draws battle lines over right to buy alternative energy from IPPs

The City of Cape Town has been awarded an opportunity to make its case on why it is beneficial for the province to cut out the middle man (Eskom) and purchase electricity directly from independent power producers (IPPs).   The City, led by its mayor, Dan Plato, will get a chance to engage Eskom and the National...

Sunday, May 26th, 2019




Charcoal black colour coded solar water heating systems now available

Aquasolar 300L solar system graphite black Aquasolar now offers the popular Chromagen range of solar water heating systems in Charcoal Black. The new charcoal black range of solar water heating systems blends in well with most darker roof tiles and other roofing materials like tin and asbestos.  This is an attractive alternative for home owners who prefer...

Monday, October 11th, 2010




Aquasolar PE exhibts at the Algoa FM Homemakers Expo 2010

Aquasolar PE recently completed a very successful exhibition at the 2010 Algoa FM Homemakers Expo.  We would like to thank all our customers for supporting us at this event. The Algo FM HOMEMAKERS Expo took place from 30 September - 2 October at the all new lifestyle venue Moffett on Main. The brand new location...

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010




Aquasolar 10 year warranty available on Chromagen systems

Aquasolar is pleased to announce the availability of a warranty extension plan on the Chromagen range of solar water heating systems.  The standard 5 year warranty can now be extended to 10 years for a nominal fee. Chromagen, established in 1962, is a world leader in the field of solar water heating systems.  Chromagen...

Friday, October 1st, 2010




Claiming your Eskom rebate – it’s easy, we do it for you

The first thing a lot of clients ask us is how to claim their Eskom rebate.  We always tell them not to worry because we do the claim for them.  And we have never had a rebate claim rejected, ever.   But many people still want to know how the process works.  So we have prepared a crash course on the Eskom...

Sunday, September 19th, 2010




New rebate on Aquasolar 200L solar system

Aquasolar is pleased to announce that the Eskom rebate on our 200L Chromagen flat panel solar system has recently been revised to R5,340.  The new Eskom rebate is available to all customers who have installed a 200L Chromagen solar water heating system by Aquasolar on or after the date that the rebate was revised. The...

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010




South Africa; land of coal and CO2?

Why we're still burning coal and why you should be concerned about it. Firstly, South Africa with it's 90% reliance on coal for electricity generation, is right up there with the main culprits contributing to the production of greenhouse gasses; on a per-capita basis that is.  Burning of fossil fuels is the...

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010




 
   
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