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Little-Known Benefits of Solar Attic Fans

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

Solar attic fans work to keep air circulating throughout the warmer, less used parts of the home. Generally speaking, the idea is that by keeping warmer air from pooling in the attic, the entire home is made more energy efficient. What’s more, because many attic fans are solar powered, there is no ongoing cost to run them. If these reasons …

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Get a Peek at a Water Technician’s Inspection Checklist

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Water professionals who visit residences and businesses to inspect them for water system trouble often carry with them a checklist that includes every inspection point that should be identified during the visit. In addition to this, there are equipment readings and water measurements that are often taken, and these are included as part of the overall inspection report. Today’s blog …

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What is ‘Whole Home’ Water Treatment?

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

When you think about your use of water, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Most people default to thinking about drawing water from the tap into a glass for drinking. Following that are the other common uses of water like showering, cooking, washing dishes and clothes, cleaning the home, and watering the lawn. When you evaluate the …

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What to Look for in a Pool Pump

In Financial Advice, Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

Envision this: it’s a beautiful day, and you and the family are out relaxing by the pool. You’ve spent a lot of time, money, and energy outfitting the perfect pool area, complete with water features, a filtration system, and high-quality accessories. So, you’d probably be less than pleased to see your filtration system, water features and spa jets suddenly stop …

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4 Reasons to Condition Your Water

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Water is a necessary resource that many of us take for granted; after all, water is all around us and seemingly available whenever we need it. If we want a hot shower, we wait a few seconds for the hot water heater to distribute water at the temperature we like, and then we take the shower. If we want a …

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What is PV Monitoring, and Why Does It Matter?

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

Solar power systems are investments that are worth protecting. That means more than just opting for the installation warranty or ensuring correct product selection and integration. It also means staying ahead of the curve by anticipating potential system issues before they become more costly, saving you time and money in the long run. This is precisely why PV monitoring is …

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Little-known Health Benefits of Drinking Filtered Water

In News, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

The most common reason people cite for wanting to drink filtered water is the taste. Second to that, the other most common reason people cite for wanting to drink filtered water is to avoid dangerous pathogens and organisms that may cause sickness or disease. There is good reason for this latter concern, as the NRDC (National Resources Defence Council, an …

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Key Benefits of Solar Heating for Domestic Water

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Uncategorized by The LeverEdge

Traditional water heaters typically rely on a gas-fueled method of combustion that burns a non-renewable resource (natural gas) in exchange for thermal energy (heat) being applied to your water. In colder climates, these systems are seen as a necessity because current technology only allows water to be heated by the sun down to a certain temperature threshold. However, sunnier geographical …

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3 Facts about UV Sterilization

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

You may have heard of more than one way to sterilize water. There are additives, filters, ionizers and all different manners of treatment methods that come with their own advantages and disadvantages. With UV water sterilization, however, there are only advantages. To explain, we offer 3 facts relevant to UV water sterilization.       Fact #1: UV water treatment is …

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The Effect of Throttling Shower Water

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

The Lever Edge is all about water use and taking advantage of the most up-to-date water filtration, conditioning, and activation technologies. So, when we notice trends in the water industry, we tend to sit up and take notice. In the residential water sector in particular, there seems to be a preoccupation with using restricted water nozzles on shower heads. The …