new pool pump motor law
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:
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 pentair.com & 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.