Solar Pool Heating Articles & Websites
Using renewable energy resources for pool heating can improve the quality of life while promoting sustainable development throughout the world. Solar pool heating systems are practical, reliable, cost-effective, and healthier for people and the environment.
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Solar Pool Heating Articles
“Sunshine Policy” – AQUA Magazine, May 2008
How much do you know about solar heating? How fast can you learn? In addition to the incentive of growing consumer demand for solar heat, there may soon be legislative requirements that pools be — at least partly — heated by the sun. Lawmakers on both the East and West Coasts — and from both sides of the aisle — have introduced legislation that would require solar heating systems to supplement gas pool heaters. Read More
“Sun Up” – Athletic Business Magazine, December 2009
A year ago, natural gas prices were nearly three times what they were in 1999. Now they’re only twice as high. But heating a commercial swimming pool still takes a chunk of change, especially when you consider the relatively cheap power available from the ball
of superheated hydrogen and helium that can be viewed, most days, up in the sky. Read More
Solar Pool Heating Websites
American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE)
ACORE is a non-profit organization in Washington, D.C., focused on accelerating the adoption of renewable energy technologies into the mainstream of American society through work in convening, information publishing and communications. With a focus on trade, finance and policy, ACORE promotes the production of solar pool heating devices and other alternative energy equipment options for electricity, hydrogen, fuels and end-use energy including solar energy, wind power, geothermal energy, hydro & ocean energy, waste energy and fuels, biomass energy and biofuels.
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
DSIRE is an ongoing project of the North Carolina Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) funded by the U.S. Department of Energy joining their efforts to accelerate the use of renewable energy sources and technologies in and through state and local government and community activities. The purpose is to promote the use of renewable energy technologies and green building practices.
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. Energy efficient choices can save families about a third on their energy bill with similar savings of greenhouse gas emissions, without sacrificing features, style or comfort. ENERGY STAR helps you make the energy efficient choice.
EPA, Clean Energy
EPA’s Clean Energy Programs are working with state policy makers, electric and gas utilities, energy customers, and other key stakeholders. By identifying, designing and implementing clean energy policy and technology solutions, they are delivering important environmental and economic benefits.
Environmental Resources Trust
ERT is a Washington, DC-based, non-profit organization that pioneers the use of market forces to protect and improve the global environment. Founded in 1996, ERT is harnessing the power of markets to address the challenges of tempering climate change, securing clean and reliable power, and encouraging environmentally beneficial land use.
Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC)
Explore the FSEC site to learn how you can use solar hot water to heat your pool. With tips on sizing, how solar hot water works on pools, and how you’re system can or will be installed, this site is just the place to warm up to solar.
GreenYour.com is an interactive resource for people seeking to green anything in their life. Whether you want to green your dining and dating, or your cleaning and lighting, GreenYour will provide tips on the best green-practices and products and services that can help you make a difference.
Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA)
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the national association for the solar energy trade including solar powered pool heater manufacturers, pool solar heater dealers, solar panel distributors, pool solar heating contractors, swimming pool solar heater installers, residential solar energy architects, energy savings consultants, and marketers. They work to expand the use of solar technologies in the global marketplace.
Solar Energy International (SEI)
SEI works cooperatively with grassroots and development organizations to meet sustainable development goals with renewable energies. Thru education and technical assistance, SEI empowers others to use renewable energy technologies and provides the expertise to plan, engineer and implement sustainable development projects.
The Solar Guide
The Solar Guide aims to give consumers the practical information they want when comparing pool heaters and purchasing solar and renewable energy systems. Learn about solar panels, what solar energy costs, the benefits of going solar, government incentives and your investment of this renewable energy.
US Dept. of Energy – Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
EERE is supportive of advancing technologies such as biomass and biofuels, solar power, wind power, advanced vehicles, and hydrogen fuel cells. They welcome the participation of energy businesses and people of goodwill throughout the country coming together to bring a safer, cleaner, sustainable, and more secure future to our country and a better, healthier world for generations to come.