February 2013

Thanks to a giant evacuated tubing solar installation, Bunbury South West Sports Centre now uses the sun’s free energy to reduce energy costs by thousands of dollars each month. The size of the project is impressive with the panels taking up almost 1000 square metres of...

The City of Stirling's quest to become more sustainable has seen the installation of a new commercial solar pool heating system at its Balga Leisurepark. Installed in the last quarter of 2012 to heat each of the Leisurepark's three swimming pools, the solar heating system has...

Minister for the environment Bill Marmion officially opened the Goldfields Oasis Recreation Centre's renewable energy project this week by switching on solar heating panels for the centre's swimming pools. The 1500sqm of matting is one of the largest solar heating projects in Australia. Mr Marmion praised...

As fantastic as solar pool heating systems are, the sunlight they depend upon is not consistent enough to provide the sole source of heat for a pool that always needs to be the same temperature. Solar pool heaters can extend the swimming season for months....

How do solar pool heating systems switch on and off? Well, the owner can certainly do it manually, but we recommend equipping these systems with an automated controller. The controller works much like the thermostat for a home heating system. It has a sensor in the...