GAS 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 a gas heat pump will average $1,704 per year in heating expenses.
Gas heat pump figures based on a 1,000 square foot, uncovered outdoor pool in Atlanta, Ga. heated with an 80 percent efficient natural gas heater at $.80 per therm and uncovered for 8 hours per day. 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.
Gas Heat Pumps
Due to the high operating temperature, maintenance on gas heat pumps can be frequent and major repairs can be costly.
Maintenance details based on information provided by the U.S. Department of Energy at www.energysavers.gov.
- Gas 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.