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Energy Saving Guide

 Pool Pump Energy Saving - Swimming pool pumps are huge consumers of electrical energy. Most pumps run constantly for 6-8 hours a day, drawing large electrical loads the whole time. There are several steps that can be taken to reduce the energy used to run a pool pump, and I will cover them here from the cheapest and easiest upgrade to the largest energy saving measures. Steps: High Efficiency Motors Seasonal Run Times Two Speed Pumps Eliminating Back Pressure High Efficiency Motors Energy Savings - Approximately 15% - 20% Cost - $200 to $400 High Efficiency Motors run at the same rpm as standard pumps motors, but they use less electricity. Energy efficient motors use 15% to 20% less energy than standard efficiency motors. Energy efficient motors are often recognizable by the large hump on the top of the motor. This is a capacitor that aids the efficiency of the motor. If your motor does not have this hump, you do not have a high efficiency motor....   More Info