Solar Heating

dan77October 7, 2010

Any opinions on solar heating for a swimming pool in the DFW area? Is it as effective as gas or electric?

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clanch

We live in San Diego CA, solar heating was the best thing we did. We still have gas heater, but solar works better than I though it would.

    Bookmark   October 8, 2010 at 10:31AM
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brentr_gw

We live in Jacksonville and love our solar heat as it is free and automatic. We also have a heat pump and only use this an auxillary backup.

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 7:33AM
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dan77

Thank you. I appreciate it!

    Bookmark   October 9, 2010 at 11:04AM
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azbabs

Phoenix here, solar extends our swim time (March-November). I put on a solar cover when the nights get cooler. Generally have water temps in the mid 80's.
Love the solar. Makes pool usable and comfortable 9 months out of the year. Mid summer when the pool gets to warm just from the sun, I run the solar at night and it cools down the pool.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2010 at 5:46PM
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