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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 …

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Solar Attic Fans 101

In Raise Your Solar I.Q. by The LeverEdge

Solar power can be harnessed in many unique ways, from solar-heated water panels to PV arrays. Home and business owners can also install solar attic fans. You may not be familiar with solar attic fans and how they can benefit a building by reducing energy costs and keeping air circulation consistent, so, in this post we’re going to have a critical look …

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How to Obtain Financing for LeverEdge Solutions

In Financial Advice by The LeverEdge

For most people, a significant home improvement project requires a fair amount of planning. If there’s going to be disruption in day-to-day life because of significant repairs to the floor, for example, then life has to accommodate for the time spent for the repairs to be completed.  Another sizable part of the planning process involves obtaining financing for the home …