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Low voltage 'off grid' houses

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Over the years I've had a few people email me about the viability of low voltage direct current, especially 12 volt DC, houses. Having spent time living in a camper-van back in the early 1970s and seen what was available then, I know everything you need to live in a house is available in 12 volt and / or propane gas. Although there are some DC electric household equipment available in other voltages like 6v, 24v, 28v, 32v, 36v, and 48v the 12v are more common due to them being used in camper-vans and caravans for decades. Also the turbines I mention in some of the stories are often asked about as well. So, below are some links for those interested in learning more about these options. These sites are just a small sample of what's out there if you go looking.

https://www.globaltrucker.com/12-volt-items/

https://www.globaltrucker.com/12-volt-cookers-12-volt-stoves/

https://www.12volt-travel.com/

https://www.thecabindepot.com/collections/appliances

https://www.12volt.com.au/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vertical-axis_wind_turbine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savonius_wind_turbine

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darrieus_wind_turbine

I hope this helps people to understand the capabilities available to going off the power grid.

Ernest

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