Energy Saving Tips Elmont NY

Manufacturers in Elmont, service technicians, and the Department of Energy all have their take on how to make a pool more energy-efficient.

Local Companies

Ferber Co Management Inc
(718) 507-5892
7711 35TH Ave Ste 5C
Flushing, NY
Art Brown Consulting
(917) 916-3229
167 Carroll St
Brooklyn, NY
Bacon Consulting
(718) 484-2482
467 Saint Marks Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Consulting Q & U
(718) 896-0900
6402 99th St
Flushing, NY
H C & W Shipping Inc
(718) 276-4034
24506 S Conduit Ave
Jamaica, NY
Hasenfeld & Klein
646.436.3320
1525 55 street
Brooklyn, NY
Compensations Solution Cnsltng
(212) 929-7477
351 W 24TH St Ste 8C
New York, NY
Greenblatt Consultants Inc
(718) 352-4100
4226 Bell Blvd
Flushing, NY
Stanson Automated
(718) 249-8063
1099 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Patwell Consultants
(718) 210-3631
155 Water Street
Brooklyn, NY
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By Bob Dumas, Technical Editor


Manufacturers, service technicians, and the Department of Energy all have their take on how to make a swimming pool more energy-efficient.


Here's a roundup of some useful advice from the experts:


In commercial settings, consider switching the lighting from 300-watt fluorescents to halogen lights. They are brighter, and therefore safer, and can be tied to a dimmer switch and throttled down to use less power.


If the pool has an automatic cleaner, have the customer switch to a collection-type (such as a vacuum sweep or robot) if they don't already have one. This way, less debris reaches the filter, keeping it in top working order. Remember: Keep the auto-cleaner in top working order as well.


Insulate any exposed PVC with tape especially designed for insulation purposes.


Talk the swimming pool owner into brushing and skimming between your visits. It will reduce demand on the filter and automatic cleaner.


Shut off the waterfeatures when the pool is not in use and/or pool owner is away.


Wind is a primary culprit in heat loss and evaporation. Create windbreaks when and where possible: rockscapes, walls, shrubs, fencing, etc.


Set the filtration system to run during off-peak hours.


Keep the decks clean and encourage the pool owner to do the same. Debris from the deck finds its way into the pool. Anything you can do to keep debris out of the pool water eases the burden on the system and, consequently, it uses less energy.

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