Solar Builder Magazine's special Inverter Issue is
, and APsystems is featured throughout.
Always follow best practices to head off gateway communication issues, says Christopher Barrett, APsystems Director of Technical Services, in the "Ask An Expert" feature compiled by Solar Builder editors. Even in a "wireless" world, hard-wired CAT-5 connections can be the best and most reliable option, Christopher says - and save you the time and trouble of returning to the jobsite to sort out Wi-Fi problems.
Remember to compare warranties when doing your calculations - there's real value in that certificate, should a system component ever need to be replaced. That's one of the insights APsystems contributes to an informative story on Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE), the formula that determines a solar array's investment value over its lifetime.
Power and versatility are the hallmarks of the new APsystems YC500i with EnergyMax, a microinverter designed and built for today's high-output modules, profiled in Solar Builder's 2017 Inverter Buyers Guide.
Find out more about APsystems microinverters, "The Installers' Choice," on the inside front cover of the edition, on newsstands now.
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