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new pool pump motor law

Posted on September 8, 2011 at 3:46 PM Comments comments (9728)
New Florida Energy Efficient Swimming Pool Pump Law
Efffective Date March 2012
             Simply , Your existing Pool pump motor dies You will have 1 of 3 options:
  1. Replace your old single speed motor with a 2 speed motor.
               (A) you will have to replace your existing single speed timer with a new
                    2 speed timer.
               (b) the 2 speed motor is still old technology internals & a metal casing/housing.
               (c) life expectancy 3 - 5 year
2.  Replace your old single speed motor with a variable speed motor.
               (a) they are more expensive than the 2 speed motors , but you can use  your
                    existing timer. which in some cases make them a less expensive option
                    depending on your circumstances.
               (b) depending on the brand you choose, the AO Smith unit has a aluminum
                    housing which will increase the service life of the unit.
               (C) life expectancy 5 plus years
               (D) typical monthly energy savings $ 55.00 to $ 70.00 .
3. Replace your old single speed motor with a new variable speed or variable flo pump.
               (A) these units are ultra quiet & very energy efficient.
               (B) these units are also available with SVRS (safety vacuum release system)
                    which provides for the unit to shut down if there is a blockage or low water
                    level in the pool , so you can protect your swimmers from entrapment &
                    protect your pump from overheating from low pool water level.
               (c) there is an avg upcharge for the SVRS upgrade of about $ 300.00
               (d) these units come with on board electronic programming for up to
                    8 different run scheldules @ 8 different speeds per day.
               (e) these units have to many features to list them all today , such as password
                    lockout to protect from anyone tampering with your presets.
               (F) visit our useful web sites page & click on  & follow the energy
                    savings links for more information & check out the energy savings calculator
                    to see what your savings will be.
               (G) typical monthly energy savings $ 60.00 to $ 90.00
Or you can give us a call or e-mail us with your info & we can estimate your savings for you.
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