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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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Pool Air Pillow Sizing

Now that winter is approaching, more and more pool owners are gearing up to prepare their pools for the winter season. Winter covers and air pillows have become an important part of the winterization process. It’s easy to size your pool cover, but what about your air pillows?

This blog serves as a guide to assist pool owners with sizing their pool air pillows and to help them decide how many air pillows to purchase this season.

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How Many Lights Do I Need For My Pool?

Are you in the process of building your pool and can’t really decide how many lights you need? Choosing the right number of lights for your pool can maximize your pool’s beauty and safety. But I bet you’re wondering, “How many lights do I need for my pool?” Before you can answer that, let’s run through all of the preliminary things you need to consider before purchasing your lights for your new pool. (more…)

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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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California’s New Variable Speed Pool Pump Law

Living in Florida, we view the state of California as a front-runner in energy efficiency. This is especially true in the pool industry. With Title 20, California set the industry standard for pool motor efficiency. It was the first successful attempt to regulate residential pool pump and motor combinations. However, make room for California’s new variable speed pool pump law. Although Title 20 has been around for over 10 years, new rules and regulations threaten the current status quo as we see today.

In this article, we will describe what Title 20 is and how the changes can affect pool owners in the United States.   (more…)

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