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What Exactly is Ultraviolet Sterilization?

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There is more than just one way to sterilize water. You may think that one of those ways is simply to heat the water to the boiling point, thus removing all of the harmful pathogens and microbes, right? While boiling water does eliminate most harmful microbes, it is not very energy efficient and it doesn’t completely eliminate everything. In fact, …

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The LeverEdge Enhances the Company’s Resources with New Hire

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The LeverEdge announced today that John Alger, a professional engineer, has joined the company to further develop the growing need for engineering and design services. The company manufactures and distributes solar pool, solar water and solar electric systems through a network of dealers across the United States. John Alger comes with an extensive background and experience in solar thermal and …

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Bottled Water vs Filtered Water from the Tap

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

By now, you’ve probably heard a lot about the wastefulness of drinking bottled water. There is good reason to believe that mass consumption of bottled water yields a huge amount of waste, and that doesn’t bode well for our landfills and recycling centers that are already operating at maximum capacities. In fact, in the United States alone, the production of …

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The LeverEdge Appoints New Solar Pool Heating Distributor in California

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The LeverEdge is proud to announce the appointment of Celestial Solar Supply, located in Banning, CA, as Southwest Distributor for Hi-Tec and iSwim Solar Pool Heating collectors. The owner, Jon Huneycutt, and his well-seasoned staff, have over 20 years of experience in the solar pool heating industry. The organization’s expertise in sales, marketing, and installation will be a valuable resource …

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Types of Water Contamination

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Many of us take for granted the water that we consume on a daily basis. Whether we like to admit it or not, we live in a world that contains many harmful chemicals and substances that can turn ordinary drinking water into a serious health risk. While not all of us in the United States are prone to the same …

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What Exactly is Hard Water?

In Uncategorized, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

To call water ‘hard’ might seem like a contradiction in terms, but the phrase ‘hard water’ refers to a specific kind of water that develops naturally. The reason you may have heard of hard water is because in many geographical locations, water comes from springs, rivers and other sources that include many layers of sediment. Some of this sediment may …

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Carrollwood Day School’s annual 5th grade class tour of Solar Hydronics Corp

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Solar Hydronics Corp (SHC) and The LeverEdge hosted their annual educational tour for the 5th grade class of Carrollwood Day School this week. The tour of Solar Hydronics Corp allowed the students an up-close opportunity to learn about how the sun’s energy can be harnessed for solar electricity, solar hot water, solar pool heating, and solar attic fans for cooling. …

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An Educational Visit for Carrollwood Day School

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Recently, Solar Hydronics Corp (SHC) and The LeverEdge hosted an educational tour for the 5th grade class of Carrollwood Day School. The 5th graders are currently discussing the idea of recognizing a need and turning a solution for that need into an invention. Pertaining to that discussion, Rick Sims, National Sales Manager for SHC, recounted the history of harnessing solar …

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iSwim Functionality Simplified

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iSwim connects seamlessly to your existing pool pump and filter and is controlled by an automatic controller. All you have to do is set your desired pool temperature and let iSwim do the rest. The automatic controller senses when your pool is cooler than you prefer and there is adequate sunlight to heat your pool. Water is diverted from your …

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Pool Heater Cost of Ownership

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The total cost of ownership for electric, natural gas, or propane pool heaters can be two to three times higher than the cost of owning a solar pool heater. In addition to the original purchase price, with a conventional heater, you’ll have higher maintenance costs, plus the expense of operation itself. With a solar pool heater, there are no fuel …