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Solar heating FAQ's

Solar FAQ's Does Solar heating work? People will argue that solar heating does not work. It is hard to argue that the sun is not powerful and that your roof does not generate high heat. Also that a heat pump is better. A solar system that is sized correctly or even over sized will perform outstanding. The Sun the the most powerful heat source. You need sun to make a solar system work. Most pools will be swim-able from Sept - May. Your roof will drive excellent temperatures during these months and will reach 55-60 degrees in high summer.  This heat generated on your roof will lift the pool temps very fast i.e. within a day from 18-22 degrees, up to Set temp  Simply...

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Solar Operating Guide

- Solar Controller The solar controller controls the solar pump. It continuously monitors the temperature difference between the pool water & the Sunbather solar. Whenever the Sunbather solar is 7°c warmer than the pool water, the controller switches the pump on. The controller switches the pump off when the Sunbather solar has no heat to contribute to the pool. The desired pool temperature can be set by pressing the ‘Set Temp’ button and using the arrows to scroll through to the preferred temperature. If the power to the solar controller is interrupted, eg. by time clock or power failure, the default setting when power is resumed is “ON” and “AUTO”, this will of course enable the solar pump to run....

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Pool chemistry, tricks and tips

Water chemistry tips   Things to check if you have a chlorinating cell or automated dosing/ feeder: Acid bin is full Salt levels are correct All power plugs are plugged in correctly  Use a testing kit to test water balance   Pool Water Chemistry 101Maintaining the right chemistry in your pool water could be the most important job you’ll have as a pool owner. Not only it's crucial in keeping your pool clean and healthy, it's also important that you always consult the pool manufacturers guide to ensure your warranty is not voided because of poor water balance. We know how daunting and convoluted these pool chemicals can seem in the beginning, but once you understand the reasons behind it you’ll see Pool water...

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Downunder specifications and useful details

Downunder useful installation specification and information.  As each outdoor area is different. We have an excellent solution for any area. A Downunder hidden roller can fit in almost any area. Installation guide: HERE PDF and specs: HERE Quick install videos below:

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Solar heating performance Sept 2021 1st week

We are testing solar heating performance. September 3rd (1st week). We will add in some additional temps and performance.  Auckland Air temp 16 sunny day   32sqm pool 60sqm solar Filtration 10am - 4pm Bubble blanket Start temp 15 degrees End of day temp 19 degrees     28sqm pool 30sqm solar Filtration 10m - 4pm Start temp 15 degrees End of day 21 degrees   Pool temp start of day 14 degrees No cover 24sqm pool, solar 36sqm Filtration 10am - 5pm End of day temp 21 degrees     Hobsonville No photo reference: 14 degrees start temp End of day temp 17.3 degrees 4mm thermal cover blanket 32sqm solar 28sqm pool   Bucklands beach - Heat pump and solar...

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