Natural gas pool and spa heaters use less energy and heat water faster than electric heaters. You can help save on energy costs by following a few simple steps.
Energy Conservation Tips
Pools need to be filtered. How long you should filter your pool depends on:
You can save up to 50% on pool heating costs by using a pool cover. Pool covers help prevent chemical loss and water evaporation.
There are two types of pool covers:
When shopping for a pool cover, be sure to check the durability, warranty, insulation value and safety features, as well as the price. If you have small children, be sure to choose a cover that will prevent them from being trapped underneath it.
Pool Heaters and Timers
Pool heaters expand pool usage by extending swimming hours in the day and swimming months in the year. Energy-efficient natural gas pool heaters use less energy than electric heaters and cost less to operate.
A filter time clock is an easy way to manage pool filtering. Check your clock’s instruction manual for directions on setting the operation times.
Appliance Selection Tips
When its time to replace your old pool motor and pump assembly, consider a new energy-efficient model to help save on pool filtering costs.
Consider purchasing a cover for your spa or pool. Covers are worthwhile investments that help reduce operating costs.
Read our tips on selecting a qualified contractor to install or repair your spa or pool.
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