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Which Swimming Pool Heat Pump Is Best?

Most pool owners understand the differences between a swimming pool heater and heat pump. However, when it comes to heat pumps, pool owners are especially curious about which swimming pool heat pump is best? Are Raypak heat pumps more reliable than the Pentair heat pumps? Or, does the manufacturer not play a huge deciding factor?

In this blog article, we compare some of the best heat pumps for swimming pools in hopes of narrowing down which unit is best for your pool.

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Which Is Best: A Swimming Pool Heater or Heat Pump?

In terms of heating, what is better, a swimming pool heater or heat pump?

Every year, like clockwork, pool owners ask us this question. Both swimming pool heaters and heat pumps provide excellent heat sources for pool heating. Honestly, the answer depends on a couple of different factors. Comparatively, they are unique to the pool owner’s needs and wants.

Before making your purchase, let’s discuss the pros and cons of swimming pool heaters and heat pumps.   (more…)

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Raypak: 2017 International Pool Spa Show

We’re here with John Kane, the National Sales Manager with Raypak, a leading manufacturer of pool heaters. Raypak’s a specialized company, meaning they work exclusively with gas heaters and heat pumps. As they our one of Inyo’s favorite brands, we ask them a few questions about the differences between copper and cupronickel, LoNOx (low emission heaters), sizing and their manufacturer warranty.

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How Long Does It Take to Heat a Pool?

No one likes swimming in a cold pool, especially when pool heaters exist. And if you own a heater, I’m sure you especially don’t like playing the waiting game. Once thought as a luxury item, swimming pool heaters are becoming a necessity for pool owners everywhere. Pool heaters add comfort to your swimming experience and can extend your swimming season for weeks.

One of the most frequently asked questions we hear from pool owners is, “How long does it take to heat a pool?” This is an important question because it helps pool owners determine what size pool heater they need to purchase for their pool and how long in advance they need to start their heater so that it is warm enough to swim. 

Overall, buying a heater that is too small for your pool is counter productive.  Even if only for monetary purposes, it’s a good idea to know how long it will take to heat your pool. (more…)

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