To make sure a small wind system is right for
you, are some things to consider:
You have at least 10 MPH average wind
sped. Best results at 12 MPH or more.
Your property is unobstructed from tall
buildings and trees. Ideally, you should have .5 acres or more.
The local zoning allows a structure that
is at least 45 tall.
Your local utility has an existing
Look through the
Siting Wind Generators booklet
linked at left. It will help you determine the suitability of your location.
Once you have determined you have the right conditions for a wind system,
you will need to consider the best place on your property. Proper siting is
critical to the performance and longevity of the your investment. It can
make the difference between years of trouble free operation or continuous
frustration. (For details on your needs and requirements please
contact us with your questions)
This guide is a precursor to investing in a small residential scale wind
generator. Whether your reason for investing is because of your concern for
the environment, helping reduce foreign fuel imports or pure economics, we
at Sunsmiths Ltd Co want to make sure you get the most from your wind
generator. Before making any investment in small wind be sure to review this
simple guide carefully, ask lots of questions and once you feel confident,
We have financing available with a Revolving
Credit Financing Program. Contact us for details.
Financing by GE
The Skystream 3.7 is UL approved, with a 5 year Warranty. It has a rated
capacity of 2.4 kW and can provide anywhere from 40% - 90%* of a household’s
or small business’s total energy needs. And because it operates at a low
RPM, Skystream is as quiet as the trees blowing in the wind. The Skystream
3.7 is grid direct – no batteries – the grid is your storage system.
*Actual savings based on wind speed at the site and monthly energy
Small needs, like RV or Sail Boat battery charging, then the Air Breeze is
right for you. 200w - 12 or 24 VDC units are available – with more than
100,000 sold in 120 countries – the world’s most popular small wind
Off Gird – Whisper Models are DC power producers and great for battery
charging systems in line with PV’s.
Technical information is very well developed
on Southwest Windpower’s Website,
the manufactures of the Skystream 3.7, AIR and Whisper brands of Wind
Turbines and Towers.
You have ideas and needs, we have plans and systems that will answers all
these questions and more. Contact us by phone