During a blackout, your pool equipment will stop working because there is no power. This means both chlorination and filtration will not be working. There are a number of actions…Read More
When you slow most things down it is quite reasonable to expect that you will save a bit of energy, just think of the difference between running and walking or…
July 11th, 2018Read More
Turning off your Pool Equipment in Winter? Don’t! It will it cost you more than any savings on electricity.
The operating time of pool equipment required to maintain pool water in a good quality state can be reduced in winter as biological activity declines with the decline in water…
July 3rd, 2018Read More
Connecting Gas and Electric pool heaters You can ask us to connect new or existing pool heater to the Pooled Energy Intelligent Pool Controller (IPC). This will enable us to…
May 7th, 2018Read More
Lights went out for Earth Hour on March 24th, but this year, there was an unusual participant. Pooled Energy has shut down hundreds of swimming pools all across Sydney to support Earth Hour.
March 24th, 2018Read More
Pooled Energy moves into the big-time with a $2.5M grant from the Australian Renewable Energy Authority (ARENA)
Press Release by ARENA and POOLED ENERGY – 15th February
5000 swimming pools to trial technology that saves energy, manages peak demand, and improves Grid stability
February 16th, 2018Read More
Australia is a global leader with solar PV generation and there are massive forward commitments for large scale arrays and large forward marketing estimates for roof-top solar as at January 2018. The sun is free and solar panels seem to be inexpensive and getting cheaper, so, why are electricity prices rising so much? Electricity prices have nearly tripled in a decade and, despite some political and pundit comments, it seems inevitable that they will continue to rise. We often hear that solar electricity is the least expensive sort of electricity available, so, how can that be?
February 14th, 2018Read More
Pool owners know how time-consuming maintenance can be – testing the water with a pH stick, adding chemicals like chlorine (volumes of which were often based on guesswork), fiddling with the pumps, and sometimes ending up with algae despite your best efforts.
September 28th, 2017Read More
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, 2017Read More
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, 2017Read More