At Pooled Energy we are! There has been a lot of publicity in the press and on TV recently regarding the significantly increasing cost of electricity and the problems with electricity generation, distribution and reliability. The cost of electricity that all Electricity Retailers purchase in the National Electricity Market has increased dramatically in the last 12 months and, like the other retailers, we have no option but to pass these costs on.

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If you’re one of the 1.4 million Australians with a pool in their backyard, did you know that a pool uses up to 30% of your total energy costs every year? In the case of this Sydney sider, the pool consumed in excess of 40% of their entire electricity bill. With the Pooled Energy system, this pool’s energy consumption has dropped to approximately 14%. Pooled Energy – has found a smarter solution designed to save pool owners significant energy, chemicals, time and money. It also keeps pools cleaner and healthier for longer.

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John Huggart has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of innovative Australian electricity retailer and pool technology developer, Pooled Energy.  John was most recently with Alinta Energy leading Sales and Marketing and has deep industry expertise and experience in driving growth both in electricity and gas markets as well as services with the establishment of Solar, […]

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Only a pool owner understands the frustration of looking after their pool chemistry. Carting around drums of dangerous chemicals, messing with test kits, balancing pH and buffer, buying the latest recommendation from the pool shop. And, you still wind up with red eyes and a green pool! There is a better way with Pooled Energy’s Advanced Water Chemistry solution! Read the blog to discover how.

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A General Discussion to HELP You Understand the Different Types of Meters and Their Advantages Electricity retailers are not legally permitted to recommend types of meters. If you have a swimming pool, it will generally consume about 30% of the total electricity of a typical house.  You can reduce the amount of electricity required by about […]

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GENERAL QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER WHEN BUILDING A NEW POOL   Please note that this is generic advice. If you want specific advice, you are in the Sydney area, you can email us the plans of your proposed pool and the proposed equipment list to info@pooledenergy.com.  This is FREE of charge and with no obligation. How […]

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Infinity Edge pools look marvellous with that waterfall over the edge and the sublime look with the eye drawn to infinity over perfect water. However, that waterfall is an excellent evaporative cooler that can cool the pool by several degrees, waste a lot of water through evaporation and use up far more chemicals than you […]

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Follow these simple steps to remove a dead animal (such as a rodent) from your pool and disinfect the water to guarantee it’s clean, healthy and ready to enjoy: Close the pool to swimmers (include signage). Wear plumber’s disposable gloves (gauntlets). Use a leaf scoop/net or bucket to remove the dead animal from the pool. Bag the dead animal a plastic […]

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On Sunday morning we’ll all adjust our clocks for daylight savings. If you’re anything like me, you wander around the house grumbling at “dumb” clocks and appliances that need to be changed manually. …..How’s this done again?…..Where did I put that manual?…. What time is it now?…… And praise the “smart” clocks and gizmos that […]

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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. Let’s have a closer look at the pros and cons of swimming pool covers.

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