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Autumn weather? Don’t close the pool just yet!

Where did the summer go, folks?! At the time of writing, we’ve had some absolutely miserable weather, which is a real shame; not the August we’ve been hoping for! I suspect many of you reading this may be thinking that … Continue reading

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Pool Heaters – Enjoy your pool whatever the weather!

A few years ago, I was in the Bavarian Alps sat in the outdoor section of a swimming pool. The air was cold, but the pool was like a bath. After a while, the heavens opened and the rain started … 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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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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