This episode of The Master Builders Podcast is called “Solar Power” and co-hosts Max Rafferty and Robert Shaw talk about harnessing the power of the sun to the benefit of builders. Featured today are two interviews with experts on the subject, Alistair Sproul of the University of New South Wales and Rohan Forrest of Carter Grange.
Alistair explains the systems and hardware of solar power and how people can utilise it for both business and home use. On the other hand, Rohan talks about designing and installing solar power for their clients. He also talks about the reasons clients actually switch to solar and shares some tips for prospective builders of the technology.
04:38 Introduction to Alistair and defining solar energy
08:16 Traditional solar power and battery technology
16:22 Role of the inverter and effects of shading
24:03 Introduction to Rohan and Carter Grange
29:36 What drives clients to take up solar
33:56 3 tips for builders of solar