ELECTRIC HEAT PUMPS
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- A Heliocol solar pool heating system operates using free solar energy over its lifetime. The only additional utility expense is the additional running of your pool pump which may increase your electric bill by $30 to $74 per year.
- A typical outdoor swimming pool in Atlanta, Georgia heated with an electric heat pump will average $840 per year in heating expenses.
Electric heat pump figures based on a 1,000 square foot, uncovered outdoor pool in Atlanta, Ga. heated with air to water heat pump with an average COP of 5.0 at $.085/kwh. Annual cost estimated based using average monthly cost to heat the pool to 78 degrees Fahrenheit from April 1 to October 31. Figures provided by the U.S. Department of Energy website, www.energysavers.gov.
Heliocol Solar Pool Heating
A Heliocol solar pool heating system is maintenance-free, saving hundreds of dollars in parts and labor over its lifetime.
Electric Heat Pumps
Electric heat pumps require periodic service by a licensed A/C technician adding hundreds of dollars to its cost over the system’s ten-year lifetime.
Maintenance details based on information provided by the U.S. Department of Energy at www.energysavers.gov.
- electric heaters typically last 5 years or more.
- Heliocol solar pool heating systems last more than 20 years.
System lifetime details based on information provided by the U.S. Department of Energy at www.energysavers.gov.