Energy Saving Tips Niagara Falls NY

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

Local Companies

Marra & Associates, LLC
(716) 609-0363
13 Kate Land Ct.
Getzville, NY
Partner On-Call Network
(716) 332-6152
1207 Delaware Ave., Ste 423
Buffalo, NY
The Soliance Group
(716) 478-7544
6989 Rebecca Dr.
Niagara Falls, NY
Vic Carucci Editorial Services
(716) 688-8676
11 Lillyridge Dr.
East Amherst, NY
General Mills, Inc.
(716) 856-6060
54 South Michigan Ave.
Buffalo, NY
MGB Co. Inc. DBA Michael Brummer & Associates Inc.
(716) 479-7980
168 Farber Ln.
Williamsville, NY
Martin Business Consulting, LLC
(716) 425-6095
8292 Old Post Rd. E.
East Amherst, NY
Science Tech. Transfer & Economic Outreach
(716) 636-2568
1576 Sweet Home Rd., Ste. 107
Amherst, NY
Starbright
(716) 400-1538
44 Fairfield
Buffalo, NY
Bremner Food Group
(716) 693-4715
570 Fillmore Ave.
Tonawanda, 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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