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Tim from Pacific pools FAQ’s when choosing a pool heating source

FAQ’s for pool solar heating:   Not sure about pool heating. Her are some FAQ’s to help you make a decision. Here are some questions from some of Tim’s clients. To help save you time, we have just added questions here FYI. Heat pumps are easy to install. Pool solar heating is not easy to install.  Does it include a heat pump or similar, so you can still adjust the temperature? Comes with a pump and controller, with ability to set a target temp.  Pump will service water to and from roof Do you know approx running costs? I assume the pump requires electricity? Or does the solar run the pump? Cost per season $380 or around 2000kWh How does...

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Heat pump vs Pool solar heating - Performance 20 degrees to 28 degrees in 1 day no pool cover

This example is in Carterton. Heat pump 27kw Pool size 9m x 4m No cover was on the pool during this period Pool ambient 17 degrees Date November 1st Heat pump COP 6 PSH solar system COP 35 Performance 20 degrees to 28 degrees, in 1 day no pool cover! The heat pump had been working, for days on end. It never got above 22 degrees. We installed our pool solar heating system, which covers 72sqm of a hay shed, with our the PSH solar system. The heat pump was turned off We started the system at 8am on 20 degrees By 2:45pm the pool got to 27 degrees  By 5pm the pool was 28 degrees Achieved this lift in heat...

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Pool heating performance Heat pump vs solar

There is always varying information around heating a pool sith pool solar vs heat pump vs gas.  Gas is #1 - without question. But does come at a cost, however you get heat on demand. Feed back from a customer below, the result will shock you.We are dropping in photos of actual performance of solar systems.  We will make note if a cover is used and where a cover is not used. n.b. Solar does not need a cover, but granted it is not effective when cold (But you are not swimming when it is cool. A heat pump acts the same on cool days i.e. They take the ambient air and strip out the warm air. So if warm air...

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