Who Sets Water Quality Standards?

In Solar Advice, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

A lot of the time, we take for granted the clean water that we use and consume every day. Most of the time, when we need water, we just go to the tap, turn the handle, and out it comes. We don’t spend a lot of energy thinking about who is responsible for ensuring that water quality meets a set …

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Product Spotlight: The GE AvantaPure Water Treatment System

In Cleaning Products, Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Unconditioned water presents a host of unwanted consequences, and not just for pipes and spigots. Did you know that unconditioned water can higher amounts of calcium, magnesium, chlorine, and other chemicals that can cause problems for home appliances like dishwashers and humidifiers?   It’s true. And, it’s for this reason among many why The LeverEdge helps customers with premium water …

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An Overview of Solar Pool Heating Controllers

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Water Tech by The LeverEdge

You may already know how easy it is to tap the power of the sun to heat your pool. And, you may already know how efficient solar pool heating systems are, but you may not be aware of the importance of a functional, reliable solar pool heating controller.   A solar pool heating controller provides three essential functions:   Intelligently …

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Why You May Need Solar Attic Fans

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

It seems like energy efficiency is on everyone’s minds these days, and for good reason. Now more than ever, we have to be as innovative as possible when addressing the challenges of using less grid-sourced electricity, reducing our carbon footprint, and keeping the health of the environment a top priority.   In the united front against wasteful energy use, an …

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When Is It Time to Invest in a Water Treatment Solution?

In Commercial Solar, Financial Advice, Raise Your Solar I.Q., Residential Solar, Water Tech by The LeverEdge

With all of the different things you need to stay on top of in daily life, it might be hard to envision having to make time to evaluate your water treatment system (or lack thereof). You might not think it warrants much attention; after all, doesn’t your municipal water supplier do a good enough job of maintaining the cleanliness and …

Commercial vs. Residential Solar – What’s the Difference?

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

Of the thousands upon thousands of new customers taking advantage of solar power generation technology, many of them are commercial enterprises wanting to reduce their carbon footprint while making their businesses more profitable. Commercial solar has grown into a colossal industry in its own rite, and many of the lessons learned within the residential solar realm have crossed over into …

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Does Filtered Water Really Taste Better?

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

When you draw a nice, refreshing glass of water from the tap in your home or business,  you may not ask yourself  “Could this water taste better?” But we do, it’s our job! Let’s look at what causes poor water taste and what can be done about it.   Consider the many water contaminants that can potentially cause poor taste: bacteria, fungi, …

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Traditional vs. Modern Pool Heating Methods

In Solar Advice by The LeverEdge

At The LeverEdge, we work with customers who want cleaner, better water for all purposes – drinking, cleaning, cooking, and even swimming. For pool owners, there have historically been at least three methods of pool heating available: Solar thermal heating Electric (also called a heat pump) Gas-fueled solar pool heaters   Of these three methods of pool heating, electric and gas …

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The Differences Between Tap, Filtered, Purified and Other Waters

In Water Tech by The LeverEdge

Have you ever wondered what makes distilled water different from filtered water? How about spring water and tap water? Do you know the processes that go into producing these different water types, and why they are so important? In this week’s blog post, we’re going to look at the most common types of water and what distinguishes one from another. …