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Off-Grid Propane or Solar Refrigerator Are you looking to install an off-grid solar refrigerator in your off-grid cabin? Perhaps your wondering whether an off-grid propane refrigerator is the better option. Both perform the same job, but one utilizes fossil fuels while the other depends on a sustainable source. Both an off-grid propane fridge and a solar-powered fridge have pros & cons, so if you’re living off the grid in Canada and do not have access to AC power, you’re considering one or the other.  If you have a year-round cabin or an off-grid home, you require a long-term investment in...

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Need a Solar Hybrid Heater? Do you need a solar hybrid heater for your off-grid home or cabin? No one wants to talk about solar air conditioning in the fall and winter months, but this EG4 solar hybrid unit also offers heat. Warm your off-grid space this winter with no batteries or AC connections required. How do Solar Heat Pumps work? Active solar heat pump systems have solar panels mounted on a roof or south-facing wall. These collectors absorb the sun's radiation and, using DC voltage generated from the solar panels, power a DC condenser/compressor to produce radiant heat. A solar...

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Indoor Direct Vent Propane Heaters Indoor direct vent propane heaters offer an efficient and affordable solution to heating your off-grid home or cottage. Canadian Off-Grid Depot sells propane wall heaters across Canada, delivering and installing them in Southern Ontario. Where electricity is non-existent and wood scarce, propane heaters offer a safe alternative to electric and wood-burning heat.   Are Indoor Propane Heaters Safe? Appropriately used, indoor propane heaters are a safe alternative to electric space heaters and wood fireplaces. Choosing the suitable size propane heater for the space you are warming is the first step in the safe operation of a...

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Indoor Wood Burning Stove for Off-Grid Living A high-efficiency, indoor wood-burning stove for off-grid living is an investment that will heat your space for a lifetime. At Canadian Off-Grid Depot, we are a preferred distributor of the IronStrike brand of freestanding wood-burning stoves. Canadian Off-Grid Depot is a distributor of indoor wood-burning stoves. If you require installation services, at this time, we can suggest a WETT-certified installer.   Benefits of a Wood-Burning Stove  The benefits of a freestanding wood-burning stove are immediate once you’ve settled into your space on a cold winter’s night. Clean energy is a must for most...

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Do you have a cabana or outdoor structure for your backyard guests? Wouldn't it be convenient if your guests had a bathroom that wasn't located inside your home? If you do not have the ability to tie in to your existing plumbing or your septic, this is an excellent solution. The Cinderella Incinerating toilet can easily be added to your outdoor structure, accessory building, detached garage, pool cabana or backyard bunkie. Two models available.  The Comfort model requires 240vac at 8 amp. The Freedom model requires a propane connection and either a 12vdc or 120vac with an adapter.    Looking...

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