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Now that Summer’s Here, Let’s Talk about Attic Venting

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

Very few home and business owners know that built-up heat in an attic can literally ruin a building. It’s true! If left untreated, ‘hot spots’ within the airspace of an attic can significantly contribute to premature breakdown of core building components, including wood, metal, and even masonry. What’s more, keeping a home or commercial building cool in the summertime is …

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Energy-Efficient Home Solutions Powered by the Sun

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

When homeowners make home improvements like an extension or a loft conversion, they generally do not make energy efficiency upgrades beyond those required by the building code. However, installing energy efficient upgrades, such as solar-powered heating or hot water, will not only make your home warmer but also lower your energy bills. If you need any remedial work or home …

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An Overview of Solar Pool Heating Controllers

In Raise Your Solar I.Q., Solar Advice 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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Product Spotlight: The iSwim Pool Heating System

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

There are many ways to take advantage of the thermal energy emitted by the sun. On a residential level, home water heating and swimming pool heating are two of the most common methods. One of the most logical and easy-to-use systems for solar pool heating on the market today is the iSwim pool heating system available from The LeverEdge.   …

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Addressing Indoor Air Quality

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

It’s something that you probably don’t spend much time thinking about: the quality of the air you breathe inside your home or business. It may seem like a non-issue; perhaps you think you don’t need to treat your indoor air because you have an air filter on your A/C unit. That should do the job, right? Or, maybe you have …

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4 Health Benefits of Good Hydration

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

At The LeverEdge, we pride ourselves in, not only providing whole-home water treatment solutions, but also educating our customers on the benefits of consuming purer, better-tasting water – and consuming enough of it! To that end, the blog post for this week will focus on four health benefits related to consumption of that one thing we all know we need, but may …

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Solar PV Systems Just in Time for the New Year

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

2017 is officially behind us, and with the new year comes new opportunities for improvement: personal improvement, professional improvement, home improvement, and more. You may already know that The LeverEdge provides complete water treatment solutions for homes and businesses, but did you also know that we are experts in solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, too? Adding a solar power generation system …

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Dealing with Degrading Water Infrastructure

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

Of all of the problems that the United States has to contend with, one of the more surprising of them might be the country’s aging water treatment and transmission infrastructure. One reputable source for information on this topic is the American Society of Civil Engineers, which has recently released a shocking statistic: every year, we lose more than 6 billion …