HELIOCOL vs
ELECTRIC HEAT PUMPS

Saves Money

Solar Energy is FREE

Solar energy costs just $30 per year for pool heating

Solar
$30-$75
per year

An electric heat pump will cost hundreds of dollars annually

Electric
$840
per year

Compare Annual Energy Costs

  • 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.

Saves Time

ZERO Maintenance

Heliocol Solar Pool Heating

A Heliocol solar pool heating system is maintenance-free, saving hundreds of dollars in parts and labor over its lifetime.

A Heliocol solar pool heating system does not require any additional maintenance costs.

HIGH Maintenance

Electric Heat Pumps

An electric heat pump used for pool heating requires periodic service by a licensed A/C technician, adding to expenses over the system's lifetime.

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.

Lasts Longer

Longer Lifetime

: Heliocol solar pool heating systems last longer than 20 years compared to electric heat pumps which require replacement after 10 years.
  1. electric heaters typically last 5 years or more.
  2. 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.