Swimming Pool Solar Panels

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Many people have turned to swimming pool solar panels to keep their pool warm all year long. It does make a lot of sense. It can cost a great deal to install a pool, then, depending on where you live, you may only be able to use it for a few months each year due to the weather. With a heated pool, one can enjoy year round swimming no matter what the season.

Having a solar pool heater installed can be a bit expensive at first, but if one follows some of the tips and guidelines on the internet they should be able to handle it themselves. And heating a pool using traditional electric pool heaters can cost a fortune—especially in cooler weather. Solar pool heating panels will definitely save you a lot of money in the long run.

One of the first things to think about is where you will place the swimming pool solar panels. These are the large square panels that the sun shines into. The size and quantity of these will depend on the size of your pool, where you are located and a few other factors. There are online calculators that can help you figure this out. It is important that these panels receive good strong light during mid-day when the sun is at its highest point.

swimming pool solar heater The swimming pool solar panels system is pretty simple, it uses tubing that carries the water for the pool in front of reflectors that have caught the heat from the sun, and this heat is then transferred to the water. There are pumps that help circulate the heated water back through the pool. A lot of the heater’s efficiency will depend on what type of pump you have, so be extra careful you get the right size pump for your pool.

As you start to investigate the various options of DIY swimming pool heaters, you will see that there is quite a wide range of options. This is good, but it can be overwhelming. A good way to go through some of them is to write down the pros and cons of each, then at least you can narrow it down some. However, a lot will depend on you--what your experience and ambition is, how much time and money you have and how home-made you would like your swimming pool solar panels to truly be. Installing a solar pool heater is a good decision to make. It may seem like a lot of money and/or time in the beginning but having a smaller electric bill will be a wonderful feeling, you will help the environment and your family will enjoy your pool all year long.


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