FAQ

Types of Heat Pumps

Posted by Kimberley Sanderson on

Type of Heat Pumps: Pool heat pumps typically fall into two types:- Inverter driven On-Off An Inverter driven heat pumps are a newer generation of heat pumps. They are variable speed which allows the fan and compressor to run at different speeds according to the demand from the pool. On/Off heat pumps can only run at 100% or turn off. They are not variable speed. The advantage of inverter heat pumps over on/off models is:- 1. More efficient = lower running costs: When inverter heat pumps run at reduced speed their efficiency (COP - Coefficient of Performance) rises drastically. Inverter driven heat...

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How does a swimming pool solar pod heater work

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A  solar pod works by water being pumped through the black tubing which is in the pod, the pod acts like a green house with the sun beaming down on the dome which in turn heats the black tubing which is then pumped back into your pool. Solar pods can be linked together for better performance.  Buy Solar Pods Here

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How to use chlorine tablets

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Chlorine in tablet form are slow release tablets and are designed to make it really easy to manage the chlorine levels unlike liquid or fast dissoluble tablets. Load up the dispenser with tablets (depending on the size of your pool or spa) and place in your pool or hot tub, after a couple of days check the chlorine levels with the test strips and adjust the dispenser to release more or less chlorine as required. - keep doing the same thing throughout the season. * Chlorine tablets come in different grades, at 123 Pools we have the highest and best premium chlorine...

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