Today’s Pool Heaters Reduce Costs Using ‘Green’ Technology

Replacing pool heaters is the perfect place to start in the effort to lower facility operating costs.

The buzz words today are all about saving costs and being ‘green’ or energy-efficient. With pool heaters, it is easy to go green. Older heaters, between seven and 10 years old, may have initially been approximately 78 percent efficient, but over time, they are now probably only 60 percent. This degradation typically occurs as heat exchanger tubes become clogged with … Read More

Using Audio and Visual Equipment to Investigate Pool Water Loss Issues

Pool leak detection can be a matter of inspecting each line internally via a camera—from the pool to the pump—looking for any obvious problems.

Sometimes, homeowners suspect (or even know) their pool is leaking prior to closing it for the season, but in many cases, they wait until spring to confirm it. Some pool owners think the leak will fix itself, and sometimes it does—temporarily. This rarely happens though. In fact, it usually becomes worse before they decide to take action, whether doing something … Read More