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Pool Heating

Parent Category: Swimming Pools
Pool heating provides more enjoyment and comfort to swimmers. But since pool heating can add up to high heating bills and consumes a lot of energy, pool owners should use energy-saving pool heating systems such as solar pool heaters.
the rubber in the heating is degenerating because of wear.... only fix is to replace the rubber
  == Answer ==   Try www.anthonysylvanpools.com Ken
Answer . \nIf you have a harsh winter then as soon as the last frost. Usually around late April or May is good. \n. \nMarcy
My propane company advised me NOT to use my pool heater. They said my pool heater would burn 5 to 6 gallons of propane per hour.
Answer . \nAbove ground pools are the cheapest. Any in-ground pools are very costly. Many people love the above ground pools and the whole family can enjoy. If you would like further info go to:\n. \nGoogle.com\n. \nThen type in the question you asked on the board.\n. \nMarcy
  == Pool temp. ==   I hear that it takes a full day to come up to temperature. 
That depends on the size of the pool And what sort of system you intend to install.the conversion only involves fitting the element to the filtration system and the electronic controls then putting the required amount of salt in the pool. You have a choice in the type of salt you use 1 sodium...
  == Answer ==     You must first DRAIN the water off the pool cover!! Get a hose or plastic tube (available from most pet stores (fish department) and syphon off the water. This will take th weight of the water off the cover so you can lift it off of the pool.
  == Answer ==   Go to GarrettVinylPools.com and click on liners at bottom of page.
One thousandth part of a volt. Correct Answer=0.001
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  It just simply floats on the water. You need to lay it in your pool and cut it so that it fits.
that depends on the size and location of the pool another clear conceptz is how green the pool is? and how many hours of pool cleanning will it take?
  == Answer ==   Rocky's Easy Roller of Canada k
It really depends on what the indoor pool's components look like,first and foremost being the pump motor. If the pump is 12V DC (ormultiples of that...), you are in business, because a 12V solarpower system is very straightforward to design and implement, asyou don't need an inverter. If it's not ...
The cost effectiveness of the heating system depends on the initial cost of the system and the operating costs. These will vary depending on the local utility rates and financing options. The most cost effective based on initial investment is a gas heater. These are less expensive up front. The most...
Heat your pool right . While the heater manufacturers have all kinds of charts and graphs, as a pool service provider in the desert southwest U.S., I can tell you that you want at LEAST 300,000 BTU's, depending on your local climate. In colder areas where you need to heat the water from a lower...
  == Answer ==   You have a few options. If the pool is above ground and it's in the sunlight you may be able to get away with a "solar" cover which will work okay. If the pool is in-ground or if you really need some heat, I'd suggest you try a solar collector network on the roof - a pump...
  == Answer ==   Try this link www.jandy.com Ken
  == Answer ==   The bubbles on the cover should be facing the water.
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Write one volt equals 1,000 millivolts at the top of your paper. This is the standard conversion of volts to millivolts.Write down the number of volts you need to convert in decimal form. For example, if you have four volts, write 4.0. Move the decimal point over three times to the right to convert...
  We've had many people buy a Hayward Heat Pro heat pump for their pool. Whether or not it is the best for your pool depends on your pool and where you live. Here's a link to the Hayward Heat Pro: http://shop.bluehaven.com/product/hayward-heat-pro/hayward-pool-heaters
The yellow pages under swimming pools. Or if you live in Calif, Nev, Fl, Tx, Az look up IPSSA.Com or IPSSA.inc Do you have a portable spa? Electric heater could be the problem. A gas heater would not trip the breaker. K
Interesting thought! Having a black colored pool floor would certainly pick up heat if the sun can shine directly on it but it will radiate heat away quickly when the pool is shaded. Perhaps putting a solar pool cover on the pool when it is shaded or at night would help trap the heat a black pool...
Size does matter when choosing a pool heater. Especially a gas pool heater. To help you choose the proper size, there are a few simple steps to do.First: Determine what temperature you would like to keep your pool during the coldest months of operation.Second: Look at the average temperature during...
  == Answer ==   Maybe your filter needs to be cleaned. WHen was the last time?
  Is this heat pump approved by your local codes or that of NSPF for use in or around swimming pools? I think not. Not a good idea to mix water and electricity.   Yes you could, if you live in a very hot climate... heat pumps would only be able to heat water to spa temperature if the weather...
  == Answer ==     The H100 has a flow rate of 20-70 gpm, if you are moving more than 70 gpm then yes, if not, then no.
A redundant gas valve has two or three valve operators physically in series but wired in parallel with one another. This built in saftey feature allows any operator (pilot or main) to block gas from getting to the main burner.EX: standing pilot, intermittent pilot, and direct burner are classified...
Darker. Dark colors absorb heat, light colors reflect. I was told our black bottom pool would keep our pool 10 degrees warmer. Not sure if that is true, as I have no basis for comparison, but that's what I was told by our pool builder and other pool experts. Another perk of a darker colored pool is...
Why is your pool having it's cycle...Let us know how many it takes when you find out.
  == Answer ==     The bubbles go down and the smooth side up.
  Yes they do. Plus they are safer most are capable of generating more heat that a solar cover. The effect is that Solar Sun Rings with 70% to 80% coverage outperform bubble pack covers with 100% coverage. cheers mark tahiliani (jm)
  == Answer ==   not much since the water doesn't usually release very much heat
You lay it across the surface of the pool.
Well, it depends on the size of heat pump and the size of pool! However, a 30x12 ft, 2-3.5ft deep pool with an 18kw heater will take 4 to 5 days.
yes it has happened when you step on it or fall on it it will move around you like a rubber tube so no matter how much you squirm it will just get tighter and tighter until it completely covers you. i hope this helps
No! if you cut the cover in two each of the little bubbles of insulated air will burst! It may be too difficult to do it anyway. All those bubble bottoms will be topless.
  == Answer ==   I prefer the Raypak. I have had far less problems with this brand than all others in the last 25 years.
You MAY be able to switch between propane and natural gas- but they have different heat values. They will have a different size orifice, and a different flow rate. You will need to check with the maker of YOUR heater to see if parts are available to make the conversion. DO NOT try this without a...
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  When I purchased my solar cover I was told to have the bubbles down. This is logical since the bubble side is gray in color and the flat side is blue. Yes, and you want the bubbles that collected the heat to be in the water to add to the temp. k
I have had several pool covers over the years, blue, blue and black, clear, clear with diamond shaped bubbles. Last year I purchase a "Gold Series" solar cover. It is blue on the top with a reflective good metallic layer that faces down. This cover is by far the best cover I have ever owned. It's...
The specific heat of water is 4.179 Joules per gram per degree  Centigrade. The density of water is 1 gram per cubic centimeter, so  one liter is 1000 grams. This means it takes 4179 Joules to raise  one liter one degree Centigrade.
Decide how warm you want your pool water to be. Most people prefer a temperature in the high 70s or low 80s (Fahrenheit), but your individual taste may vary.Step 2Determine the average temperature during the coldest month you wish to use the pool. You can usually do a quick estimation based on your...
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== Answer ==   My pool is 44 x 20. If I didn't have a reel, there would be no way that I could pull the solar cover off by myself. I think it depends on how big your pool is but I couldn't use my solar cover without one.   == Answer ==   I find my reel a pain in the butt! The cover never...
I am a national lifeguard, working at an outdoor pool. Temperature should be between 74 ~ 80. If it's over 80 degree, there is possibly a great chance of bacteria growing.
  == Answer ==   This is a vague question!     What type of pool are you heating?     You have a lot of options, as you probably already know because you are asking for ''the best'' way.     Solar heating is the cheapest way, but isn't very effective, in my opinion.  ...
the pilot light in my fireplace is working but when i turn the switch on (new switch) it wouldn't fire up
Considering how hot it is in Yuma most of the year 115 + in the summer it's not really necessary to heat a pool. In fact most pools loose more water through evaporation than pools in other places. Several hotels put a canopy over the pools to help keep them cool.
Worms come out at night and on cloudy, darkened days. When they travel across the ground and end up in the pool they drown and collect there. Unlike crickets, spiders and other insects, worms lack the ability to swim to a place where they can get out of the water
If you don't cover it its likely to turn into a mosquito farm. Your best bet may be to get a pool maintenance chap to keep an eye on it occasionally.
  == Origins of the Hollowell heat pump ==   Excerpt from:   = Will Utilities Warm Up to Low-Temperature Heat Pumps? =   2.3.06   Jay Stein, Managing Director, E Source Research, Plattshttp://www.energypulse.net/centers/article/article_print.cfm?a_id=1199     What Is a Low...
Recommend 400,000 BTU heater
== Heat Pumps verses Gas Heat ==   Heat pumps do not operate at as wide a temperature difference spectrum so though the air is warmer than outside it is closer to your body temperature and feels cooler to you cuz it is.   ( T.D. = temperature difference ) from the measured media going in to...
Kindly rephrase the question for more clarity. It looks like you want to use an electric 600 watt radiator heater. Please, DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS DUMB STUNT. How much do you value your life or that of your family. I hope you have very good insurance coverage. Electricity and water do not mix well. The...
  I was told by Teledyne Laars that your pilot generator needs to produce at least 500mv to open the gas valve. Mine makes 350mv and will not open the valve. Hmm, I think that should be nearer to 600 mv - 700 mv.
This will depend on the pH levels as well as how much you use the  heater. I have seen pH levels of 5.5 cause e heat exchenger to go  from brand new to ruined in as little as 6 weeks.
  your heater is more than likely to be working at night, but simply retain the temperature rather than increasing it. a solar cover will assist this. Are you running the pool pump at night too. Pump not working nothing works.
Answer . Assuming the heater is running properly, is sized correctly the filter is clean it could possibly mean that the run time for the pump is not sufficient. How long is the filter/pump running? The water returning to the pool may not feel "hot" to the touch and shouldn't. Ken
Answer . You shouldn't. The solar cover will keep the chlorine from disolving in the sun. Take the cover off and shock the pool. When the chlorine drops to a normal level cover the pool again if you use a blanket.
== PROs of Solar Fish ==   The solar fish works fine in my pool in the east end of long island. The fish leaks a small amount of alcohol on the surface of the pool which helps to maintain heat. The cost of each fish is approx. $25.00 and last about 2 months   Although the solar fish do work...
It will depend on the UV resistance of the material that the cover  is made from. The less expensive covers are going to be made from  'cheap' materials.
yes it will shut down. the low pressure switch will shut it down.
This could be down to a faulty part like a failed heater, circulation pump or thermostat, or even simply that there is not enough water in the Hot Tub.Taken from the Hot Tubs FAQ at http://www.hottubsbarn.co.uk/
  It depends on the type of system, smaller heaters like an El Nino or Ez heat you may see only 10 degrees, with a Bigger name brand pool heater like a Fafco or Vortex system you will see up to 20 Degrees above ambient air temperature. So in places like Florida you can use them to basically swim...
  A blanket can help increase the temperature up to 10 degrees, a liquid blanket less than that. Used together you will still only see a maximum of 10 degrees but the liquid cover will help minimize heat loss while the cover is off and people are swimming. Unless there is some reason you can't...
Just trim the blanket to fit the pool. Why have all that extra material hanging over the deck? Serves no purpose.
  you dont use a pump put a clear cover over the pool for a whole day but make sure its a hot sunny day the the next day its warm and its even more fun to swim in it at night
The pic associated with this answer has nothing to do with a Solar  Cover or Solar Blanket. It looks as if these are solar panels for  electricity.   Solar blankets look like a stronger version of bubble wrap. Their  primary purpose when they are laid on the water (bubble side down)  is to...
  The effect is that Solar Sun Rings with 70% to 80% coverage outperform bubble pack solar covers with 100% coverage. cheers mark tahiliani (jm)
  Absolutely yes! When we use our pool solar blanket we can get the temp up to around 90 with no problem. We live in Maryland. The key is to keep the cover on as much as possible and todefinitely leave it on a night when most heat is lost. The cover acts as a means to allow solar energy in and...
  == Answer ==   Picture, if you will, the reel system out over one end of the pool by about 6 - 8' from one end and straddling the width of the pool. With the straps coming down from the tubing to the cover at that 6' to 8' area directly below the reel tubing. When you are ready to roll up...
Pool heating pumps can cost $2000 and up. It is best to call around  to different pool repair places to compare prices.
In order to reduce electricity consumption (and potentially reduce electricity expenses) it is advisable to turn off pool-heaters until the time at which the pool is to be used. So as to have a pool at a suitable swimming temperature, it would be advisable to turn on the heater a number of hours...
  You would not believe just how easy your job will be with a pool cover reel system. .... If it is installed correctly. k
  Explain "bip".
  == Answer ==     you might want to check into how much lime and calcium is in your water, also there are airborne particles that will settle onto the water.
The swimming pool temp should be 26 - 27 degree cent