Thursday, October 11, 2007

Weston Florida home goes Green with Solar Pool Heating

When we bought our home in Weston Florida it came with a gas heated pool.


With high energy costs and the strain it was putting on our pockets.....we decided to go with solar power as an alternative to gas heating. It is a great way to save yourself thousands of dollars in the long run and is environmentally safe. As a matter of fact...many of our eco-fans out there support this and after having it installed and utilizing it for two seasons we definitely have seen those benefits. The green laws were really a great idea and in the long run it will help others just as it has for my family.


In order to get the most out of it you need solar panels strategically installed on you roof. Depending on which way your home faces and how much area you have for coverage will determine the amount of panels you will need.






Because of how this house is positioned.. we needed a few additional panels to get full heating exposure. I also needed to submit an architect plan for our association which was approved very quick.



As you can see...you will need to add PVC piping to your filtering pump system in order for the flow of water to go up though the pipes and into storage of your panels where they are heated by the sun and as the temperature rises the water will flow back through the system and into your pool water in order for the flow of water to go up though the pipes and into storage of your panels where they are heated by the sun and as the temperature rises the water will flow back through the system and into your pool water.

Piping is re-cut and re-routed through the system and the black box with the dial on it turns clock wise as the temperature changes to open the flow of water and it begins to circulate
through the system and back into the pool continuing to heat to the water.

The Helio-Matic controls your thermostat temperature. The dial has either an automatic or manual control that caters to the users convenience. You can make changes to the temperature that is comfortable to you. It goes as high as 100 degrees but in the hot summer months can heat up the water much higher so you might have to make adjustments along the way.
Once installed...it does not cost you a dime to run and homeowners that are looking to add an additonal 3 months of pool time and save money with high electric or gas heating costs...then this is the way to go. You will also save up to 10 hours of heating time by having this constantly running....just set it and forget it.
If you are interested in Real Estate for sale in Florida ......then we strongly urge you to look at the opportunities available here.


For more information please contact Neal The Real Deal Bloom -REMAX Hometown


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2 comments:

WooHoo Sally! said...

Very informative post Neal. Great info and kept my attention because you used your own personal experience as well!

WooHoo Sally

Nealb63 said...

Why thank you Sally for stopping by to leave me your most informative comment:)