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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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