Pool heating / Guides

Swimming Pool Heating - Save energy & money & be Eco-friendly as possible Tips
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Heating a Swimming Pool - Top 10 Cost-Efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat a pool

...pool... Want to reduce energy costs for swimming pool heating? Reduce heat loss & maximize free heat gains... Tips to reduce energy use by good pool design 1) Pool Insulation to reduce heat loss: When planning a pool, think insulation . All pool designs, including a Natural pool or swimming pond , can benef...

Saving Energy in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs - Our Top Tips to Save Money
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Top tips for energy efficient swimming pools - reduce pool cleaning & running costs

...heating systems for pools, see our how to guide on energy saving ways to heat a pool here . Robotic pool cleaners save on electricity costs Robot pool cleaners have revolutionized the swimming pool cleaning task and are an energy saving method of moving toward the goal of ‘greener’ pools. Essentially, they’re a Roo...

Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

...heating, swimming pool heating, or in conjunction with hydronic radiant heaters or radiant floors. The percentage of your heating demand that a collector will provide in any situation depends on solar availability and consumption; meaning, how efficient your home is, how big your pool is or how much hot water you consu...

Hydraloop gray water recovery and treatment systems
Greywater Recycling

At last, a compact & easy to maintain solution for gray water recycling & treatment - the Hydraloop

...pool. Calculation for water savings when recycling gray water with a Hydraloop system What can recycled gray water be used for? First, we should distinguish what graywater or grey water is. Graywater refers to waste water from showers, bathroom sinks and laundry, but not kitchen sinks or toilets. That’s known...

Pallet beds are trending but pallets can be toxic so be careful
Recycled and Reclaimed Materials

Is it safe to build beds or furniture with shipping pallets?

...pooling" or a type of pallet rental has become more common in transport logistics companies. Some pallet suppliers pool reusable pallets, sometimes fitted with integral tracking devices which makes them expensive. A pallet management company can help supply, clean, repair, and reuse pallets - the ultimate in recycling ...

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...heating our high performance home’s interior in the colder months, instead the sun’s heat is being used up to evaporate the window condensation while also putting all that moisture back into the home interior and ultimately raising the humidity level. (Most folks don’t realize that evaporation is the biggest cause of h...

Choosing the right firewood
Wood stove and biomass heat

Burning the right firewood for maximum heat output and minimum environmental impact

...pool) and you mostly make harmful smoke instead of heat! Second Rule for Wood-Burning? Choose a high-efficiency wood-burning stove or fireplace for the most eco-friendly way to burn wood for heat and be sure to maintain your stove or fireplace for optimal combustion. Buying the right stove in the first place allo...