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July 4th swimming pool heating with a discontinued heat pump from almost the 20th century
Pool Heat Pumps

July 4th swimming pool heating with a discontinued heat pump from almost the 20th century

I have a swimming pool heat pump at my home that was left over from a successful run test 10 plus years ago. It probably has the old freon 22 that was discontinued in 2010.  I like to watch heat pumps working in the field for a few years before...
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Aquaculture, hydroponic and Aquaponics backstage at Disney World in Orlando Florida
Aquaculture

Aquaculture, hydroponic and Aquaponics backstage at Disney World in Orlando Florida

Here at Green Planet Supply we pride ourselves at well....being green. Our heat pumps heat and chill Aquaponic and Hydroponic farms using much less energy than almost any other method.  We also love to save hotels, motels, campgrounds and resorts money heating their swimming pools and spas with heat pumps. I was being happy...
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Should I repair the parts of my old freon 22 swimming pool heat pump or replace it?
Pool Heat Pumps

Should I repair the parts of my old freon 22 swimming pool heat pump or replace it?

I get calls like this almost every day. Swimming pool heat pumps should last 10 to 15 years. 10 years ago many pool heaters  used the old discontinued freon 22 refrigerant.  I come from a service background. It is natural for me to try to repair my customers old heat pumps...
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Zen and the Art of freezing my butt because high end hotels and motels don’t have my heat pumps.
Pool Heat Pumps

Zen and the Art of freezing my butt because high end hotels and motels don’t have my heat pumps.

Heat pumps are my life; especially for swimming pools and aquaculture / hydroponics  applications. Since I missed hockey-sign ups, I have not been getting my usual exercise. I have not been feeling the healthiest and was looking for some good clean swimming fun with my family. I was eagerly anticipating a work-out...
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Pool Heat Pumps

Hidden truth about pool heat pumps in the USA

Be aware if you are going to use a national well known name brand heat pump that it might have been built in another country: as far away as China. In the last couple years we’ve been noticing that some of the major names in swimming pool heat pump manufacturing...
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Pool Heat Pumps

I want to use my pool for as much of the year as possible. I live in  Massachusetts. Is a heat pump right for me?

I grew up in MA so I know your area well. In your state I like to heat from May first through as much of October as possible unless you have too much of a falling leaf situation. Some of my heartier  customers start in April if they are having...
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Pool Heat Pumps

I live in Illinois and want to know how to prepare my heat pump for the winter?

Thank you for writing. The best thing to do if follow your manufacturers procedure that is in most owners manuals. If that isn't an option then I would disconnect the water pipes and put a wet vac on each pipe on the heat pump and suck out any remaining water....
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Pool Heat Pumps

Example of question we receive frequently, Do Florida pools need a heat & Cool?

"Marc- Thanks for all the info.  I've been looking at the Ultraquiet 130.  I really can't understand why I would choose the "regular" vs the hot and cold version for a few hundred dollars more? I certainly don't ever need to "chill" my pool but it seems that this also...
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Multiple pool heat pump installation layout
Pool Heat Pumps

Multiple pool heat pump installation layout

Some installations require more than one pool heat pump. That is true with large pools and large aquaculture farms. Here is a diagram with a suggested piping for a multiple unit set up. If you have any questions about your project that we can help you with, please send us...
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Pool Heat Pumps

Spring (Pool) Cleaning: Your Pool Opening Checklist

Spring has sprung!  It is time for the pool opening season to begin for northern climates.  With that in mind you will need to take a good look at your pool.  Take your time and be sure to go over these steps while opening your pool for the season. Step...
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Geothermal

DIY geothermal residential installation. How much can you do?

Installing a geothermal heating system is not rocket science. Most of the work can be done by the homeowner or hired out to a professional saving $20,000 to $60,000 and making the payback very fast especially considering the tax credits or local money that might be available from utilities. Everyone...
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Aquaculture water heating and chilling, benefits. PROS and CONS
Aquaculture

Aquaculture water heating and chilling, benefits. PROS and CONS

I love heating aquaculture and aquaponic farms with heat pumps. I have found that most applications can benefit from using heat pump technology over other methods like solar, gas or electric element heaters. Air to water, Water to water geothermal and air to air heat pumps are usually 4 to...
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Geothermal

Geothermal heat pump vs heat pump

I am asked often about whether a client should use a traditional air to air or air to water heat pump or if they should go in the Geothermal heat pump direction. There are many factors to consider when deciding what technology you should use to heat or cool your...
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Our #1 commitment is to help you succeed

When it comes heating or cooling air or water, a heat pump is a wise choice. Harvesting the earth's natural energy to produce heat, or to remove heat is the cleanest, greenest, most cost effective way to go. The challenge is when you don't have all the information you need to realistically consider your options. Each heat pump installation is unique to your goals needs and your location. Many important factors need to be considered at the planning stage as fixing errors after an installation can be costly and time consuming. We can help you save time and money.

All questions are welcome. I understand that selecting the right equipment can be difficult and even stressful with so much information and so many choices available. Let me help you start, and complete, your heating or cooling project successfully.

My name is Marcus Miller, and I’m a heat pump professional with over 38 years of experience in heating and cooling with pool heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps and aquaculture heat pumps. I can help you choose the right equipment for your needs. You can talk to me directly or text me at 360 348 7574.