Pool Heating News

  • Changes Made to Solar Rebate Program

    A separate budget has been established solely for the solar pool heating system sub-program. Thirty percent of the thermal sub-program’s remaining funds will be dedicated to pool systems, totaling $50,078,180, according to the California Public Utilities Commission. The program now also caps cash-back at 50 percent of the total system cost. This change, which went into effect Jan. 30, will ...

  • Borough of Poole secures heat network funding with Carbon Trust support

    Borough of Poole has been awarded funding to investigate the possibility of implementing heat networks which could provide cheaper heat to homes and businesses in Poole. The Heat Network Delivery Unit (HNDU) at the Department for Energy and Climate Change awarded the council £73,783 to particularly focus towards proving the feasibility of heat networks on the town’s regeneration ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Global HVAC Equipment Market Forecast to rise 6.1% yearly through 2016 to $107 billion

    World demand to rise 6.1% annually through 2016 Global demand for HVAC equipment is forecast to rise 6.1 percent yearly through 2016 to $107 billion. This growth rate is an acceleration from the gains of the 2006-2011 period, reflecting in part the reduced 2011 bases of the developed countries as the global recession of 2009 restrained construction spending and reduced access to ...


  • Aquatherm Industries Offers Solar Pool Heating Installer Training as NABCEP Continuing Education Provider

    Aquatherm Industries announced today it has received approval from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) to conduct a Continuing Education Course on the topic of Solar Pool Heating as a NABCEP Continuing Education Provider. The course will also satisfy training requirements set forth NABCEP to become a Certified Solar Heating ...

  • Aquatherm Industries Sets World Record in Solar Thermal Efficiency with Ultrasun Solar Pool Heating Collector

    Aquatherm Industries, Inc. announced today it has set a world record in solar thermal efficiency with its newest flagship collector, Ultrasun. The collector was tested at TÜV Rheinland PTL in Tempe, Arizona to ISO Standard 9806 and certified by IAPMO R&T (International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials). Having ...


  • Solar swimming fun in 370 m² indoor swimming pool

    The days when indoor swimming pools heated tons of hot water with electricity or fossil fuels are long gone. Modern swimming baths are supplied with environmentally friendly solar heating that enables ideal water temperatures all year round. In sunny Rome, a regenerative sports centre has been opened in October 2012 at which a TiSUN solar system with 72 m² of TiSUN collector surface ...


    By TiSUN GmbH

  • Smartcool Launches ECO3 Energy Evolution

    Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to present a new program promoting better energy efficiency for homes and businesses through Smartcool retrofits.  Full details are available at the new ECO3 Energy Evolution site: www.smartcooleco3.com. Smartcool's ECO3 saves an average 20% of the energy used by ...


    By Smartcool Systems Inc.

  • WaterFurnace Introduces 5 Series High Temperature Hydronic Heat Pump

    WaterFurnace International, Inc., a leading manufacturer of residential and commercial geothermal and water source heat pumps, introduces the 5 Series 502W12 high temperature hydronic heat pump. Capable of 150°F water output, the 5 Series 502W12 makes upgrading to a WaterFurnace geothermal system easy, particularly where the replacement system must work with existing cast iron or baseboard ...


  • Solar Pool Heater Manufacturer Hits Price Per BTU Breakthrough

    Aquatherm Industries, the largest U.S. manufacturer of swimming pool solar heaters, announced today it has broken the $2 (USD)/sq. ft. mark for its Sunlite™ brand of pool solar heating systems. The manufacturer believes this pricing is unprecedented in unglazed solar thermal, and cites ...


  • GreenDoor Lab Showcases Gallery of Energy-Efficient Features at GreenDoor at Edenglen in Ontario

    How can I save on my utility bills? How can I help protect my family's health? The answers to those and many other important questions will be revealed to home shoppers who visit the GreenDoor Lab at Brookfield Homes' new ...


  • Aquatherm Industries Solar Pool Heaters Introduces Eagle Claw™ Series Mounting Hardware

    The largest U.S. manufacturer of solar heating systems for swimming pools is proud to introduce its new, patent-pending mounting installation hardware, dubbed “The Eagle Claw Mounting System.” Already known as “the most trusted name in ...


  • Aquatherm Industries Appoints Adam Shagan as Sales Coordinator

    Aquatherm Industries, manufacturer of solar pool heaters, announced today that Adam Shagan has been hired as Sales Coordinator as of November 1st, 2011. In his new position, Mr. Shagan will be responsible for both domestic and international shipping logistics for the manufacturer’s worldwide network of dealers and distributors. ...


  • Solar Pool Heating System Manufacturer Aquatherm Industries Names New International Distributor in the Pacific Rim

    Aquatherm Industries, the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of solar pool heaters, has named Energy Conscious Design Limited in Auckland, New Zealand its newest International Distributor of the company's flagship solar pool heater product, ...


  • Solar Pool Heater Manufacturer Aquatherm Industries Becomes Silver IPSSA Member

    Aquatherm Industries, the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of solar pool heating systems is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Independent Pool and Spa Service Association (IPSSA) as a Silver Associate Member. The nationwide organization promotes the mutual professional benefit and growth of its ...


  • Eglin Air Force Base Cuts Costs and Goes Solar with Aquatherm Solar Pool Heater

    With an ongoing push by the United States government to go green, most military installations start with their biggest energy hogs – in many cases a swimming pool or aquatic training facility. Heating a pool with natural gas, propane, or electric by means of a conventional fossil-fuel heater consumes a massive amount of energy and can cost thousands of dollars a month to maintain a comfortable ...


  • Manufacturer of Solar Pool Heaters Aquatherm Industries Announces Support for Campus Sustainability Movement

    Aquatherm Industries, Inc. is proud to announce its support for the Campus Sustainability Movement. Over the past decade, hundreds of colleges and universities in the US and Canada have actively embraced sustainability and made this concept an integral part of their institutional community. Sustainable development has been described as meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ...


  • Possible MRSA Outbreak at a Public Pool in Arizona

    Three girls recently became infected with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) in the small town of Safford, Arizona.  According to the news report in the Eastern Arizona Courier, all three had spent time at a local public pool frequented by area residents to escape the Arizona summer heat. This is not the first time that MRSA has been linked with swimming ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Waterborne Amoeba Causes Third Death this Summer

    Today, CNN reported that the death of a teenager in Brevard County, Florida, has been linked to Naegleria fowleri.  This is the third death linked to the waterborne amoeba this year.  It is believed that the amoeba entered the teen’s body when she swam in a nearby river.  The other two confirmed cases this year occurred in Louisiana and Virginia. According to the U.S. Centers ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Possible MRSA Outbreak at Popular Arizona Pool

    Three girls recently became infected with Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas (MRSA) in the small town of Safford, Arizona.  According to a news report in the Eastern Arizona Courier, all three had spent time at a local public pool frequented by area residents to escape the Arizona summer heat. This is not the first time that MRSA has been linked with swimming ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Wanderport in Its Third and Final Phase to Production

    Wanderport Corp. (PINKSHEETS: WDRP) today released its corporate strategy and update to shareholders as it moves through its third and final Phase in the production of the innovative microwave energy tank-less water heater. Wanderport is delighted to report the followingRECENT ACHIEVEMENTS:The company now updates, ...


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