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HEAT PUMPS

Popular Pumps That Are Providing The Heat

For a while now, heat pumps have been a firm favourite within the UK industry and they’re often the go-to choice for heating the water in pools and spas in an environmentally friendly way. With manufacturers constantly refining technologies and releasing increasingly efficient models, it’s a sector that boasts a wide range of options. Choosing the right one is essential though so this issue, we put various heat pump options under the spotlight By Jon Wadeson

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or pools and spas across the UK, heat pumps have, for a long time now, been accepted as the ideal solution to heat water efficiently, and in many cases, extend the season for their owners. With models producing up to several times more energy than they consume, they often effortlessly outperform some more conventional heating methods and that makes them an easy choice for both owners and installers alike. With impressive energy and therefore cost savings to be made, the latest heat pump models on offer are becoming increasingly sophisticated and intelligent in their

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operation, with many designs increasingly featuring some form of inverter technology – something which only adds to their appeal and use. With various brands, models and options available from a variety of sources, careful research and professional advice is a must, but there’s usually a perfect heat pump solution on offer for virtually any pool or spa configuration and we take a closer look at the various options on offer.

HELIOTHERM – THE AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMP FOR ALL SEASONS According to Earth Save Products (ESP),

swimming pool designers and installers can sometimes struggle to utilise air source heat pump technology to heat pools and the pool environment, but the company believes it has the perfect solution. Their range of Heliotherm units reliably achieve flow temperatures of 62°C at their normal setting with no significant reduction in efficiency. This allows pool designers to use flow temperatures of 55°C+ enabling all year round heating without any issues. These products are designed and manufactured in Austria and perfected to work in extreme weather conditions – more severe than could ever be experienced in the UK – and still

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) June 2018  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) June 2018  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...