Category Archives: Pool Heating

Swimming Pool Heaters in Orlando, FL – Gas, Electric or Solar?

Hayward H-Series gas heater before installation Summit Heat Pump before installation Swimming pool solar panels So many people each year come across the decision making process of purchasing a new swimming pool heater and wonder which way they should go. If you live in Orlando, FL or in the same basic climate this article should…
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A Move Toward More Efficient Swimming Pools

This month's Aqua magazine (for spa and pool professionals) reports a movement in the industry toward more efficient swimming pools.  The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals is working to establish national efficiency standards under APSP-15.  In the past, efforts like these have come haphazardly at the state and local levels through laws and regulations.  APSP-15 will offer the industry…
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Are you ready for a Pool Heater Orlando?

As far back as the first century BC people began enjoying heated swimming pools.  This was when Gaius Maecenas, a rich Roman lord and patron of the arts, built the first heated swimming pool*.  I'm guessing that just as we are feeling a touch of spring in the air here in Orlando, Gaius felt that…
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Pool Heater Repair in Orlando

Heater & old circuit board assembly. New top assembly installed.   Is your pool or spa heater on the fritz?  This pool heater repair was done to a Sta-Rite Max-E-Term Heater.  A common problem with digital auto ignition heaters is circuit board issues.  It seems like everything has a computer controlled circuit board in it…
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Heat Pump Installation: A Central Florida Pool Service

This service call started out as a heat pump repair.  I discovered that the compressor was bad and worked with a local HVAC company to verify the worn compressor.  The cost of repairing/replacing an old compressor is quite high so the homeowner opted to purchase a new heat pump. As you can see from the picture, I temporarily…
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