Warm Up Your Pool

Cool Pool Warm up for Winter – Solar Panels

Swimming pools are hotting up. Exploit the sun’s natural energy and extend your swimming season with solar panels. Kathryn Alexander tells you how. Living in sunny areas that get cold and snowy, and even where...

Save Energy & Save Your Environment

Save energy to save money Typical mid-income households spend $100 to $200 on electricity every month using between 750 and 1,000 units or kilowatt-hours (kWh). Source: http://www.eia.gov/electricity/ Most households could easily save 20–30 percent of...
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Keep Your Pool Covered

Roldeck the Rolls Royce of pool covers worldwide Keeping You and Your Pool Safely Covered Kathryn Alexander talks to Caryn Formby about pool safety and PowerPlastic’s solid safety covers, and why you should keep your pool...
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Pool Cover-up to Save Energy

A blue thermal cover is rolled out over the water while the pool is not in use. These covers will heat pool water by 6º–8º C ( 42º-46.4º F) and so help conserve energy....
Save energy with thermal covers

Save Energy

Roll-up stations are recommended for larger swimming pools, so that when the pool is in use, the thermal cover can be rolled up and stored neatly at one end of the pool. PowerPlastics' thermal...
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One Way to Help Beat Power Outages

A new generation solid pool cover from PowerPlastics will keep your children safe and it will also help you do your bit in avoiding load shedding. Cut Down on Your Electricity Usage to Avoid Power...
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Soak Your Cares Away in a Hot Water Spa

Above: The best of both worlds. Natural hot springs are channelled into a series of handpacked concrete pools; a ramp at one end of the pool allows bathers safe and easy access. A Hot Water Spa...
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Pleasures of a Hot Spa Soak

Tips to Ensure Your Hot Spa is Always Ready to Give You a Soothing Soak Studies show that most people wish they had more time in the day to relax. Unwinding in a spa is the perfect...
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Pool Heating Options

Choose Your Pool and Spa Heating Options Although swimming pools generally contain cold water which may or may not be heated, a hot water spa will always contain heated water. Most spas are fitted with electric...

Turn on the Heat: Solar Heating for Your Pool

The Secrets of Solar Heating In  a country where the sun shines long and hot, it makes sense to exploit the natural heat of the sun, not only to heat the water in our homes,...
Stylish Indoor Pool

Go Swimming in Your Living Room

Gracious living. Good looking and built for every season, this indoor pool is warmed with a heat pump. Constructed from handpacked concrete, it features a simple, yet stunning inlay of tiles in its floor,...

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