Swimming Pool Heating

Swimming Pool HeatingYou can reduce the cost of heating your swimming pool by installing a high-efficiency or solar heater, using a pool cover, managing the water temperature, and using a smaller pump less often. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/herreid

Heating a swimming pool can consume a lot of energy and add up to high heating bills. You can improve your swimming pool’s heating and energy efficiency by doing the following:

Installing a High Efficiency or Solar Pool Heater

You can reduce swimming pool heating costs by installing an energy-efficient pool heater. Learn more about the following:

  • Gas pool heaters
  • Heat pump pool heaters
  • Solar pool heaters.

Using a Pool Cover >

Covering a pool when it is not in use is the single most effective means of reducing pool heating costs.

Managing the Water Temperature >

Choose an efficient pool temperature and turn the temperature down or turn off the heater when the pool won’t be used for several days.

Installing a Smaller Pump and Operating it Less >

Choose a smaller, energy-efficient pump and reduce the time it runs to save energy and money.

Source:http://energy.gov/energysaver/swimming-pool-heating

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