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  • Earth Day Friendly Pool Equipment & Chemicals
    Mark Garcia
    Earth Day Friendly pool equipment that can reduce your reliance on chlorine, eco-friendly pool heating, and natural chemicals by Natural Chemistry and SeaKlear.
    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:45 PM
  • On Reducing Pool Pump Energy Usage
    Rob Cox
    Pool Pumps can be energy wasters, especially when inefficient single speed pump motors are used. Or when the pool pump runs for too long each day, or when the water is not balanced and sanitized properly.
    Today's blog post is about pool pump energy usage, and how you can save pump electricity, energy and money, while making your pool more ecofriendly at the same time.

    Saturday, April 09, 2016 10:15 AM
  • Swimming Pools: Reduce, Recycle, Reuse
    It's Earth Day! ReDuce, ReUse and ReCycle your swimming pool! How to save energy, reduce consumption and recycle your old pool products.
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 9:57 AM
  • Reduce Consumption: The Environmentally Responsible Pool
    Rob Cox
    Swimming pools can consume a lot of energy in circulating, heating and lighting. They can waste a lot of water through evaporation, leaks and backwashing the filters. Waste water could be toxic to the local watershed, if discharged improperly. However - with proper methods and modern pool technology, you can reduce your swimming pool's impact on the environment.
    Tuesday, June 04, 2013 11:07 AM
  • Easy Energy-Saving Tips for Your Pool and Hot Tub
    Rob Cox
    While pool and hot tub ownership will invariably come with their share of expenses, there are some easy ways that you can shave some money off those utility bills, cut down on water and energy usage, and limit the environmental impact of your pool and/or hot tub. When you’re running your equipment at peak efficiency, you can feel better about your investment and enjoy your pool or hot tub to the fullest.
    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 2:53 PM
  • Earth Day: How to make your pool more eco-friendly
    There are also methods or practices that can do the same, reducing your pool's hungry demand for power, chemicals and water. This in turn will reduce the effect that your pool has on the environment. In honor of Earth Day 2012, let's look at some methods and products that will make your swimming pool more eco-friendly. How to make your pool more eco-friendly http://blog.poolcenter.com/make-your-pool-more-eco-friendly

    Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:40 PM
  • How to Save Money around the Swimming Pool
    Rob Cox
    Lots of ways to spend money around the pool, no doubt about it. There are also ways to economize around the pool, make better use of resources which also results in a smaller footprint or impact of owning a pool. We think that swimming pools should be affordable to maintain, and fortunately, they are! Here's some tips of reducing the cost of pool maintenance.
    Sunday, June 12, 2011 8:41 PM
  • Aquatic Facility Carbon Footprints
    Rob Cox
    Implementing green practices at your facility can be divided into three categories—Reducing Energy Consumption, Reducing Water Consumption and Recycling. Some are considered long-termefforts and itmay take time to see direct results. The impact of other practices may show immediately; however, all efforts will help in managing your facility’s overall carbon footprint.
    Saturday, July 10, 2010 1:53 PM
  • 5 ways to keep the heat in the swimming pool
    Rob Cox
    steamy poolIf you have a solar heater heating your pool, or a pool heat pump, the cost to heat your pool can be very low. If you heat your pool with fossil fuel, namely natural or propane gas, like an estimated 900,000 pool owners do, you may be interested to know ways to reduce your gas bill and reduce your pool's energy demand.
    Friday, May 28, 2010 3:53 PM
  • 5 ways to operate your pool in an Eco Friendly manner ~ without spending a dime!
    Rob Cox
    I was looking over my blog post of March 13, with the same name "5 ways to operate your pool in an Eco Friendly manner ..." and I realized that most of my 5 ways involved the expenditure of dollars from your pocket. New equipment is fine if you can afford it, and I hope you can  ~ but there are easy ways to reduce and reuse resources around the pool, without spending a dime.
    Sunday, March 21, 2010 8:09 PM
  • 5 ways to operate your pool in an Eco Friendly manner
    Rob Cox
    Eco Friendly practices for operating swimming pools are becoming necessary as utility costs skyrocket in some parts of the country. Also, many communities are now stewarding the natural areas surrounding their homes, keeping natural areas natural by not allowing their pools or pool owners to discharge pollutants into the air or the ground.
    Saturday, March 13, 2010 12:10 PM