Community-Builder

Create jobs in your local community with our
Community-Builder series of DIY kits.

  • We provide parts for local production of DIY Electric Grid node boxes.
    These are local assembly, fabrication and testing jobs that create local skills in
    the real world of real wealth generation.
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  • We provide training for installation and maintenance of locally produced energy.
    These are local technician jobs that create local skills in
    the real world of energy generation and management.


    Our DIY Kits for Local Community Wealth and Skill Producers

    We supply the basic circuit boards, and any parts that you cannot source locally.  The box is a standard aluminum outlet box that you can buy at a home center.  

    1.  Basic Node Box

    *    optionally connects to a small group of solar panels
    *    connects to optional utility backup power
    *    provides two appliance outlets for pulsed DC power (and optional USB outputs as shown)
    .     includes “smart receptacle” switch to detect inductive appliances
    *    connects to other nodes using wire that you purchase at Home Depot/Lowes
    .     You can add your own battery charger by permanently wiring into this node, or by plugging in.

    2.  Basic Dump Load Node
    *   optionally connects to a small group of solar panels
    *   connects to optional utility backup power
    *   provides a hard wired connection to an electric water heater
    .    is adjustable to provide from 0-100% of the water heater load depending on system needs
         (a 1500 watt water heater can be adjusted to heat at a slower rate from 0-1500 watts)
    *    connects to other nodes using wire that you purchase at Home Depot/Lowes

    (circuit board and pilot lights  not  shown)

    3.  Dump Load Node-Extra

    4.  Refrigerator/Heatpump Node
    *    optionally connects to a small group of solar panels
    *    provides two outlets for refrigerators and heat pumps
    *    connects to other nodes using wire that you purchase at Home Depot/Lowes
    ..    You can add your own battery charger by permanently wiring into this node, or by plugging in.