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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Over the last few months, the Pooled Energy engineering team has been working hard to improve performance, capabilities and ease-of-use for the Pooled Energy system and application. Version 4.6 of the Pooled Energy application is now live and brings with it enhancements to improve your pool experience. These include: Reduce Water Level feature We’ve added […]

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  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 you should know, what they mean and why they are important.   pH This is the first thing that needs management in a pool! pH […]

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  Why does your pool go green and especially when you want it the most; Christmas, children’s birthday parties, New Year’s Eve and whenever guests come to stay. Not only does a green pool look bad and is a costly hassle to fix, you and the kids could end up with an ear infection! But […]

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Pooled Energy achieved its first 1,000 pools under management in January 2019 and is using them to deliver big savings to its customers.  The aggregate energy consumption reductions delivered by Pooled Energy at these 1,000 pools, is enough to power ~400 average Australian dwellings. As a group, these pools are now removing annual consumption of […]

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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 and if the conditions are favourable – sunlight, warmth, micronutrients like phosphates, and a lack of sanitizer – they will quickly cause an algal bloom […]

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1. Heating and Cooling Run the air-conditioning a little warmer in summer and a little cooler in winter. It will make a big difference. Air conditioners’ efficiency drops dramatically once the temperature difference between the inside of your home and the air outside is greater than eight degrees. An increase of the air conditioning temperature […]

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Are you seeing rust or corrosion on stainless steel components in your swimming pool? What does the manufacturer or the pool shop say? They say it’s the water chemistry, right? Too acid or too alkaline or some costly chemical component they can sell you is missing. Wrong! It’s not the water. It’s not the chemicals. […]

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Camilla’s green pool was a ‘pea soup’ – until the Pooled Energy team, headed by Thomas, came to the rescue. The Pooled Energy system was installed on Monday 29 October 2018 – when Camilla’s green pool looked like this (pictures from Thomas’ cell phone).     By Thursday 1 November 2018 the difference was clear. Camilla’s […]

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Ausgrid, the poles and wires distributor of electricity to much of Sydney and to most Pooled Energy customers, has advised the introduction of Seasonal Time-of-Use Periods for all customers on Time-of-Use tariffs, effective 1st July 2018. This means that your peak and shoulder usage will change depending on whether it is a working day and whether […]

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