“How can I lower the cost of heating my pool?”
Does this question bother you! The cost of heating a pool in your Sydney home can be significantly high and knowing a few hacks or cost-effective pool heating options can be very rewarding. We list out some of the top cost-effective pool heating options for extending the swimming seasons.
- USE A SOLAR POOL COVER/ POOL BLANKET
Using an insulated pool cover can significantly reduce evaporation and save you fuel cost by cutting heat loss. Pool bubble blanket floats on top of the water and allows solar energy to pass through and save energy by trapping and retaining the heat in your pool. Yet another type of pool cover includes the more rigid and versatile solar pool slats that too trap and retain the heat to keep your pool warm. Pool covers thus, virtually stops evaporation to save precious water as also keeps pool water cleaner by keeping debris away.
- SOLAR RINGS FOR POOL
Made of insulated UV resistant vinyl, solar rings absorb sun’s heat to keep your pool warm. Simply use as many to cover your pool’s surface area. However, solar rings need direct sunlight to keep your pool water warm enough and have the added hassle of manually removing them each time you use the pool. Pool covers are comparatively a cheaper and practical option.
- CONSIDER A SOLAR POOL HEATER
Solar pool heaters are significantly more cost-effective than gas and electric pool heaters because it only uses the sun’s heat to warm the pool. They consist of a set of solar collectors,
Moreover, it has significantly low running costs and the savings you make in energy bills means that a solar pool heater can actually pay for itself in 3-5 years. Solar pool heating not only brings the pool season earlier in springtime, it also helps you extend your swimming season in the fall.
- CONSIDER POOL HEAT PUMPS
Probably the most cost-effective and economical way to heat your pool at any time of the year, pool heat pumps use ambient heat from the outside environment to heat your pool. It facilitates affordable heating relatively slowly and set desired temperature levels as per your comfort with just a touch of a button.
It heats the water by circulating the swimming pool water through a filter and a water heater and consumes a certain quota of energy and thus are best run for a limited time since they consume the most energy, whether electricity or gas.
Yet another simple and affordable way is to use a liquid solar blanket. Just mixing a little quantity of liquid solar cover, creates a molecular film of a solar blanket over the surface of your pool which helps prevent evaporation by up to 30%, thus keeping your pool warm.
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Your pool is probably the best part of your home and it certainly shouldn’t burn a hole in your pocket each time you take a splash.
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As Sydney’s leading pool heating specialists we guide you to the best pool heating solution for your pool. Call now to take the expert’s advice and enjoy your pool more often.