This 400+ Watt solar panel setup for a van gives a baseline guide of everything necessary to build and connect a solar panel system.
When it comes to hot weather van insulation: radiant heat prevention, ventilation, and airflow are going to be some of the biggest areas of focus. Here are some heat prevention techniques that can be addressed during the van construction process.
We’ve compared eight of the best roof vent fans for vanlife and RV enthusiasts. While all vent fans are going to make a difference in the amount of cooling in your vehicle, two brands stand out among the rest: Maxxair and Fan-tasitc.
Summer can be a tough time for van dwellers. But there's more to staying cool than ventilation, fans and shade! We’ve put together a long list of tips and tricks to stay cool in a camper van during summer.
There are three types of heat transfer that can occur and cause your van to heat up or cool down at different rates. When insulating your van, it is important to know these three types, how they work, and how you can manipulate them to make your vanlife experience more comfortable.
This solar panel setup kit will help outline everything you need to buy to complete your own DIY solar system for a campervan. We will show you what you need, how to wire it, and what electronics you can charge using this 200 Watt system.
This setup guide for a DIY 100 watt solar panel van kit gives you an idea of everything you need to buy and how to properly connect your solar panel system. A basic 100 watt solar kit is enough electricity to power small electronics such as a laptop and cell phones, or one larger item such as a refrigerator.
There are many different ways to heat your campervan in winter. The most popular heating solutions are: electric heaters, wood stoves, diesel/gasoline heaters, and propane heaters. Properly heating your camper will lead to a more comfortable experience when traveling and allow you to visit colder places throughout the year.
In this article on battery basics we help you decide which batteries are best for your van build, what size batteries you need, how to wire multiple batteries together and how to maintain them.
When it comes to powering your van, there is a lot more involved than just going to the store and buying solar. In this guide we explain the different types of solar panels, calculating how many you need to buy, and discuss solar charge controller basics.