New Pool Install- What Pump?

bran4August 31, 2014

We are having a 18x36 free form kidney pool installed with a rough in for a water feature (won't be installed for another few years). We are wondering what type of pump to install, a flopro vs or 2 single hp pumps.
The builder is suggesting two single hp pumps but I am inclined to think that a single vs pump would suffice.
Any suggestions or reccomendations would be appreciated.

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ktm250sx

I just had a pool built and have two single speed pumps. I have four fire/water bowls and to have the bowls running I would have to run the VS pump on high anyways. My pool builder was not a big fan of the VS pumps though they seem to be very popular around this area of Texas. I went with his suggestion mostly because of my previous experience with pool pumps. I just didn't see them ever paying for themselves before needing replaced.

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muddy_water

I would go with a VS pump because you should be able to lower the speed when not running the feature and really dial it in for flow when you want too. Intelliflow from Pentair.

    Bookmark   September 1, 2014 at 8:44PM
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