As summer nears it’s end we prepare to say goodbye to warm weather, long days and swimming pools until next year. Pool owners, both commercial and residential, switch on their pool heaters as the swim season winds down. Depending on the type of pool heater you have you will see a different cost associated with keeping your pool open longer than pool owners without a pool heater.
Pool Heating Heater Types
Gas Pool Heater
Your gas pool heater will use either natural gas or propane to keep your water in the comfortable swim range. This type of pool heater uses gas to heat coils and water is continually run over them and returned to your swimming pool.
Electric Pool Heater
Electric pool heaters draw in air, warm the air and use the warmed air to heat water, then return the warmed water to the swimming pool. Connecting to your existing electric system an electric pool heater is an option for home or commercial swimming pool owners that don’t have a gas connection or want to front the cost for designing and connecting a new system.
Solar Pool Heater
Using the sun’s energy and a pool pump, solar pool heaters are great for extending the pool season by making use of the free sun rays. Solar heating panels are placed on your rooftop, and Suntopia’s unique technology will match it to blend into your roof. Water is run through the system, heating it along the way, and returned to your swimming pool with the use of your heat pump.
If you are looking to extend your swim season, solar pool heaters are a great option that don’t have the ongoing costs like gas and electric pool heaters do. Weigh your options and contact your local Suntopia Solar Pool Heating installer to learn more about your options, costs, and estimated savings.