App Update – Version 6.0.4

From today, you’ll be able to download a new version of the Pooled Energy application from both the Google PlayStore and the Apple App Store. It can take up-to 24…

March 31st, 2021

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How to fix a Green Pool

A fair number of the pools that we convert to Pooled Energy are green when we arrive. The owners have given up on the unending task of manually keeping the…

August 25th, 2015

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Are smart meters really that smart?

Are smart meters really that smart? Yes! Smart meters digitally measure when and how much electricity you use at home and send this information to a registered Metering Coordinator to…

January 21st, 2020

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App Update – Version 6.0.2

From today, you’ll be able to download a new version of the Pooled Energy application from both the Google PlayStore and the Apple App Store. It can take up-to 24…

December 15th, 2020

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Swimming pool covers! Tips on the pros and cons

Just over 10% of the pools we look after have covers. The most common objection from people we speak to is that they either don’t like the look of them or don’t have space on their pool deck for the roller. You can see from our analysis of swimming pool water temperature they offer a significant temperature gain – more on average than heaters often provide.

September 14th, 2017

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Will Solar PV panels reduce the cost of running my swimming pool?

From July 2017 many swimming pool owners are experiencing an astonishing 30% or more increase in the price of electricity required to filter and chlorinate their pools and are now looking to adding solar PV panels to reduce these new costs.   Will solar PV panels help? Not necessarily. Adding solar panels to a home with pool, will certainly reduce the amount of energy you will need to purchase from the Grid, but it will also likely force you to use more expensive Grid energy, actually putting your bills up. The reason for this apparent contradiction is the weather. This blog explains why it happens, how you can avoid the problem and how you can save dollars.

July 24th, 2017

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What Sort of Pool Sweep, Cleaner or Robot Should I Buy?

A pool sweep or robot makes a pool much easier to manage and keep clean.  You can hand vacuum the pool, brush the bottom or flail away with a net, but it is quite a chore.  If you want a clean, automated pool, we would strongly recommend an automated pool sweep.

July 10th, 2017

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What causes my pool to go green?

What causes a green pool? The green colour is algae, which contains the green pigment chlorphyll. The more algae in the water the greener your pool. Algae growth is normally prevented…

August 17th, 2015

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What affects the temperature of my pool water?

One of the really unique aspects of our business is that we’re automatically harvesting large amounts of data on swimming pools, regularly and reliably. One of these data points is water temperature. Using a large enough group of pools to be statistically meaningful I’ve looked at water temperature with some surprising results. For each of the graphs below – click on the image for a higher resolution version if you want a closer look.

March 31st, 2016

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