Version 4.9.1 of the Pooled Energy application sees some minor additions that will mostly go unnoticed by you the user. As required in iOS13 and Android 9, the Pooled Energy application now asks for location services to be enabled Location services are used for Wi-Fi configuration and Direct Connection Added a warning prompt that displays […]

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robotic pool cleaner

In the world of pool automation, few things perk up the ears more than the term, ‘robotic pool cleaner’. To some, it inspires imagery of a hot, android pool guy, to others it’s a 1960’s-style robot doing the chores while those who are more informed on such matters will think along the lines of small(ish) […]

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They say of owning a boat that the best day you’ll ever have will be the day you buy it. The next best day will be the day you sell it. While a swimming pool is no boat, the quote will still resonate with many pool owners who recognise that the initial thrill of ownership […]

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Choosing a pool cleaning service can be a task wrought with uncertainty. There are so many options that things get complicated quickly and there’s a temptation to choose the first offering that seems to do the lot. However, this can be a recipe for an unhealthy pool and/or you can end up with some large […]

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Chlorine Hair

There are many myths surrounding the effects of swimming pools on hair – especially blonde hair. It’s not surprising; regular pool swimmers who don’t take precautions will often end up with a severe case of chlorine hair that sees it become frizzy, matted, dry and generally unpleasant. But can it actually change colour? The answer […]

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Smart Meter Australia

There are many advantages to having Smart Meters in Australia but, in a domestic setting, they are particularly useful when being integrated with the management of swimming pools. By automating heating, sanitation, chemistry and general pool-maintenance operations, smart meters have the potential to provide clean, comfortable pools with minimal personal input while saving power, reducing […]

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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 water clear. Combined with a scientific understanding of what makes your pool go green and a bit of practice we’ve perfected our method for fixing green pools.

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Since our last app release, we’ve been working on squashing some bugs and improving a few bits and bobs within the Pooled Energy application. Version 4.8 of the application includes: Wi-Fi Configuration re-write: No longer automatically connects the user onto the network that their device is connected to Displays a list of nearby Wi-Fi networks […]

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Since our last app release, we’ve been working on squashing some bugs and improving a few bits and bobs within the Pooled Energy application. Version 4.7 of the application includes: Guided Backwash: Changes made under the hood to give a more reliable and stable experience for users Miscellaneous & Bug Fixes: Weekly and Monthly views […]

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Pool automation

There are several ‘levels’ in automating a pool and the first step is to simply decide what you are trying to achieve. Is it more free time? Better quality, healthier water that does not go green? Energy savings? Elimination of dangerous chemicals from around the house, kids and pets? Getting rid of the regular ‘pool […]

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