Battery Maintenance

Maintenance and how to care for your deep cycle batteries

Batteries vary by chemistry and configuration, which means that the required maintenance also changes. Some of these maintenance tasks may be automated or performed remotely via charge controllers or battery management systems, including charge regulation, voltage checks, and related measurements. Others require on-site manual operations or oversight. These tasks include, but are not limited to, adding water or equalization. Sealed …

Solar Charge Controller

Charge Controller Sizing and Selection

Each time you charge deep cycle batteries with solar panels, it’s necessary to use a charge controller in the circuit in order to protect the battery from overcharging or from over discharging. The exception to this rule is when using solar panels smaller than 5 Watts. Choosing the most suitable charge controller is simple and only requires two steps: Step …

Solar for tiny homes simplified

Tiny House Solar System Selection Simplified with Boxed Solar

Webo Solar is committed to supporting renewable energy projects of all sizes. We have helped people power their homes, RV’s, boats, backpacking trips, backyards, offices, and commercial projects. One realm of renewable energy that we are excited to begin supporting is the Tiny House movement. We want to aid the hands-on investment of off-grid, sustainable living. Tiny Houses not only …

Surrette Rolls Deep Cycle Batteries

Maintenance and Management of Deep Cycle Batteries

One of the most important aspects of an off-grid system are the deep cycle batteries. We have provided some important and helpful information you should utilize in order to maintain your lead-acid batteries. First off, there are two types of deep cycle batteries that we will be referring to; flooded and sealed batteries. Flooded batteries have excess acid and require …