Install Pool Heating | Pool Heated Throughout the Year

Many people are already familiar with the benefits of using heat pump technology to keep swimming pools heated throughout the year. By using this technology, you harness the power of the environment to keep your pool at a comfortable temperature all throughout the different seasons of the year. This can add many more months of enjoyment of your pool, where it would otherwise be netted up and waiting for summer to come around again.

Installing your pool’s heat pump is a fairly straight forward task and can be completed in one day. The manufacturer’s installation recommendations will form the backbone of the installation, as this also helps to avoid invalidating the warranty or preventing the pump from working as expected. If you would like to learn more about installing pool heating, take these tips into account.

The Best Location

The installer will search for the best location for the heat pump, where it can access a good flow of air. Optimum performance and efficiency of the heat pump is greatly dependent on good air flow. Wherever possible, the heat pump should always be installed outdoors, thus maximising its exposure to good supplies of air at all times. This makes it easier for the pump to extract heat from the air.

Heat Pump and Pool Pump Distance

If for whatever reason the heat pump cannot be installed outside, and needs to be installed inside a pump house, the heat pump should be situated as close to the pool pump as possible, in order to minimise friction in the pipes. Should the pipe run be too long, you might sit with an insufficient water flow rate through the heat pump.

Water Flow Rate

Pool heat pumps state the necessary water flow rate for it to operate optimally. Should the water flow rate be too low, then the water in the heat pump overheats, leading to the heat pump switching off. There is also a maximum possible flow rate through each size of pool pipe, irrespective of the power of the pump.

If you are still looking for tips on how to install pool heating, speak to us at Lex Pools. Since 1998, we have installed thousands of pool heat pumps and solar panels, and helped countless homeowners and commercial entities heat their pools for less. We remain at the forefront of pool heating and automatic chlorination solutions, and we use our vast experience in both the domestic and commercial swimming pool industries to the benefit of our valued clients.

We are also partnered with leading brands in the swimming pool industry, including Clearwater, Baracuda, Zodiac, Sun Command and Pentair Water, to name a few. Thanks to our large buying power, we are able to keep our rates as competitive as possible to ensure maximum market penetration, and to ensure that as many South Africans as possible are able to benefit from this incredible technology.

For all the information you need on how to install pool heating and the great benefits that it holds, contact our team of passionate industry professionals today.

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