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The meaning of Energy Star Ratings

This section is a regular feature of our newsletters.  It is intended to be unbiased, general Industry comment dealing in objective facts. What do Star Ratings mean?   They have…

May 10th, 2018

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From green to clean

So your pool turned green.  Summer strikes again. But never fear!  We can fix this, and make sure it doesn’t happen again! Your pool is constantly bombarded by algae spores…

January 25th, 2019

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Common Swimming Pool Terms Simplified!

  Keeping a pool clean and comfortable is a technical business! However, pool owners shouldn’t feel worried or intimidated by all the jargon. Here are some common swimming pool terms…

April 2nd, 2019

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Swimming pools, grid backup and renewable energy

The electricity grid is increasingly challenged.  Pooled Energy helps stabilize the grid and reduce greenhouse emissions The Australian Electricity Market Operator (AEMO) has just released their review of the electricity…

June 25th, 2018

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Pooled Energy’s Solar Optimiser Algorithm

Pooled Energy’s Solar Optimiser Algorithm is now available. Our Adaptive Solar Control uses weather data to maximise your solar PV ( and solar thermal heating ) and lowers the running cost of your pool. It’s free – Please ask for it if you want it.

February 13th, 2018

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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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Want to extend the swimming season beyond the summer months? Here’s tips on recommended pool heating solutions

When you heat your swimming pool not only do you need to choose the most appropriate type of heater to match your needs, you should also think about how the heater will be connected to your pool and the other equipment. Some heating types dictate the plumbing method and others you have a choice. For the same heater and the same heat output, the plumbing method can have significant effects on your energy consumption, your power bills, and the ease of operation. We’ll walk through each possible configuration and look at their pros and cons.

September 4th, 2017

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