New or Used? Why Second Hand is the New New

Do you enjoy buying something new? The fresh, new smell. That tastefully contrived packaging. There’s no denying the satisfaction we derive from a product that’s never had a previous owner. So why, according to the Gumtree Second Hand Economy Report 2020, has the Australian market for pre-owned goods increased by AUD $3 billion over any… Continue reading New or Used? Why Second Hand is the New New

Enphase Envoy with MQTT

As a solar installer, I think it’s great that solar inverters are related accessories are, in the last few years, starting to get connected to the Internet. Being able to see a graph of—for example—production vs consumption, is an enormous help in reducing a power bill and environmental footprint. The average user is fascinated with… Continue reading Enphase Envoy with MQTT

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