By upgrading to one of the 4 best pool heat pumps vs. a gas swimming pool heater you can achieve significant energy savings on your monthly pool operating costs. Pool heat pumps are lightweight, compact and easy to install or service, making them ideal for both new pools and spas and existing system upgrades. Heat pumps run on electricity and use a fraction of the energy to generate the same amount of heat as a gas heater. Say goodbye to skyrocketing gas bills from your old propane and natural gas pool heaters and hello to major energy savings.
The 4 best heat pumps for your swimming pool.
Trane Swimming Pool Heat Pump
Trane, the most recognized brand for durability and reliability has released a heat pump focused on the pool industry. Trane heat pumps are one of the most reliable, energy efficient solution to heat your pool. All of Trane heat pumps will quietly and efficiently keep your pool at the perfect temperature, so your pool will always be ready when you want to swim. Trane heat pumps are also designed with a front plumbing configuration for ease of installation and the inlet and outlet plumbing connections are oriented for convenient drop-in replacement.
Hayward Heat Pro Heat Pump
High performance, energy-efficient HeatPro heat pumps quietly and economically maintain the ideal water temperature at all times. HeatPro features the industry’s only standard Ultra Gold corrosion resistant evaporator fin which provides extreme durability, especially in coastal environments. It’s compact design allows for easy installation and service on new or existing pools. Features include a titanium heat exchanger – excellent salt water and chemical corrosion resistance and exclusive ‘Ultra Gold’ evaporator coil corrosion resistant especially in coastal areas.
Pentair UltraTemp Heat Pump
Pentair’s UltraTemp heat pump is an environmentally friendly heat pump that uses an ozone-friendly refrigerant and has a 100% pure titanium heat exchanger that assures corrosion-free performance for extra-long life. The UltraTemp heat pump provides digital controls with dual thermostats to offer precise temperature control for pool/spa combinations. This way, you can avoid overheating and energy waste. Add the self-diagnostic software that continuously monitors the system for peak performance and you’ve got a great energy efficient system.
Aquacal Heatwave 100,000 BTU Heat Pump
The Aquacal Heatwave heat pump comes in a few BTU options ranging from 100K to 125k and are fully tested and certified by AHRI. A few of the HeatWave SuperQuiet models are ICEBREAKERS, which heat and cool the pool. The ICEBREAKER heat pump units extend the swimming season longer than any other heat pump by continuing to operate in low temperatures. In addition you can save money when using a variable speed pump by reducing the RPM needed to achieve the same flow rate.
Swimming pool heat pumps are a great way to extend your pool season and save you big bucks with installing an energy efficient system. Remember, heat pumps are only a small piece of the puzzle to achieve a complete energy efficient pool system so be sure to research all your options including variable speed pumps, LED pool lights, salt water systems, and pool automation.