Category Archives: The Environment

Environmental Issues

Britain’s ‘best’ tap waters named

Water supplied by Severn Trent has been named Britain’s best tasting tap water by a panel of food and drink experts. The panel, including Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens, gave 10 firms’ samples a mark out of five for clarity, smell … Continue reading

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New solar concentrators could replace solar panels

A new compact method utilizing solar concentrators to generate electricity could make solar panels that contain expensive photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight into electricity a thing of the past. Solar concentrators can be used to increase the electrical power obtained … Continue reading

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New 97% Efficient Certikin Genie Boiler – (it’s Green, it’s Lean!)

As we all know the cost of all fuels is rising faster than your average Sputnik, so it is refreshing to see new products emerge onto the market for the Swimming Pool Industry. The Genie Boiler is one such product; … Continue reading

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Solar Sun Rings – ‘Finaly Free Heat’!

The Solar Sun Ring is a passive solar swimming pool heating device made from two sheets of heavyweight U.V. resistant vinyl. The upper clear layer holds insulating air and focuses sunlight on the blue colored lower layer. The blue layer … Continue reading

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Domestic Solar Water Heating – The Myth?

We at UKPoolstore are asked about the “Solar heating” options for Swimming Pools almost daily, and we have just finished installing a Roth solar heating system on our display pool at our Notcutt’s display site. What we can say is … Continue reading

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