SOLAR PV and POOLS – non-Pooled Energy pool Below are examples of a non-Pooled Energy pool in Coogee, with data taken during different weather over a single week. This data is derived from a third party, solar monitoring service for a home.   The time-clocks for the operation of the pool are set to use electricity […]

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Pooled Energy has a new algorithm (under development) in the Network Operating Centre, which is inside the Internet Cloud, that looks out for pool leaks. These can be difficult to distinguish, especially in pools which have automatic top-up. Below is shown a trend of a pool’s salinity over 5 weeks. In a normal pool, the […]

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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 driving your car more slowly. In most cases a 10% reduction in speed gives you a 10% reduction in energy. Pool Pumps are different however […]

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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 temperature and solar radiation. Some people even go so far as to turn their pool equipment off in winter because of concerns about the high […]

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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 grid performance over summer 2017-18, and it shows how challenging and expensive it has become to keep enough backup power available to avoid blackouts. Last […]

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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 been used in the US since the 1970s and in Australia since the 1980s.   There used to be a 6 star system, which was […]

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Pooled Energy has passed an important milestone with 500 pools or about 25 million litres of pool water under management. 

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Pooled Energy’s new Solar Heater Control system is available – no need to repair/replace old solar controllers

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Connecting Gas and Electric pool heaters For systems installed after February 2018, you can ask us to connect new or existing pool heater to the Pooled Energy Intelligent Pool Controller (IPC). This will enable us to synchronise the heater operation with the other pool equipment and save energy as described below.  This arrangement also allows […]

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Unless you have been otherwise advised, your pool water chemistry already uses Pooled Energy’s proprietary Advanced Water Chemistry and is in the process of being upgraded to AWC 2.0.   AWC 2.0 is an exciting improvement on AWC, which was already a major improvement on the 70 year old conventional chlorine technology that preceded it. […]

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