How do you heat an 11x7 meter indoor swimming pool using a diesel heater or heat pump?

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What are the pros and cons of an electric heat pump versus a natural gas pool heater?

Answer . An electric heat pump needs heat available to pump. If it is 30 degrees outside, heating a spa to 102 or so, may be impossible unless the heater has some type of alternative heat source.\n. \nA properly sized, gas fired heater can take care of a larger range of heating needs.\n. \nA c (MORE)

How long does it take to heat a pool with a pool heater?

This would depend to a great degree (pardon the pun) on the size of the pool and the BTU rating of the heater. However, I have an 18' X 36' pool (about 25,000 Imperial gallons) and my gas heater raises the temperature at a rate of about 1/2 degree per hour. -- This is not really an answer but wil (MORE)

How do you determine swimming pool heat loss?

This is really a very simple matter. Trying to access all the variables is a very complex task, so just set your pool heater to maintain a constant temperature, and record your natural gas consumption daily, along with the other relevant parameters (water temperature, air temperature and relative (MORE)

How do you wire a swimming pool heat pump?

Answer . Follow the manufacturers instruction manual and code in your area. Or better yet, get a professional to see that all systems are compatible and that you have a balanced system and can test the system once is on line. Ken

When heating an inground pool do you turn on both the heater and the pump?

Answer . If you want to heat your pool you first have to turn on the pump because nothing works without the pump running. You will not get filtration, circulation or heat. Turn on the pump set the thermostat to desired temp range. If you are starting with a water temp of about 55 degrees mor (MORE)

What US President built an indoor swimming pool?

Answer . Since 1969, the White House press briefing room has stood over an indoor pool that was built by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933.. The above info is from the following website:. http://usinfo.state.gov/xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-english&y=2007&m=July&x=20070711160024e (MORE)

What is the best way to heat a swimming pool?

Solar. I would say ... it depends. Solar is a great option for those who are concerned about the environment or their wallet. Options include solar blankets or covers as well as panel systems that mount on your roof.. Other heating options would be a natural gas heater or heat pump. Many of the ne (MORE)

What is the best brand of pool heat pumps?

Aquacal and Rheem make good pool heat pumps and have betterwarranties. The Aquacal SS175 has a 7 year parts, 2 year labor, 7year compressor and lifetime heat exchanger warranty. The RheemM8350ti has a similar warranty but only has a 10 year warranty onthe heat exchanger.

Who makes the best pool heat pump?

you dont use a pump put a clear cover over the pool for a whole day but make sure its a hot sunny day the the next day its warm and its even more fun to swim in it at night

What is the effect of using home heating fuel in your F350 Diesel instead of pump diesel?

I had a neighbor who used home heating fuel in his old Mercedes 300 sedan with no problems, according to him. I suspect that in this day with all the folks watching over us and making sure we don't hurt ourselves on sharp objects you will be spied upon by a jealous neighbor and arrested by Homeland (MORE)

Why is my Pool pump over heating?

switch in motor , capacitor,1/2 voltage if a 220v motor , to big of impeler, pump out put flow choked - restricted or shorted motor. pool pump repair guy in longwood fl.

HOW long does it take to heat a pool with a SOLAR pool heater?

It depends on the size of your pool, the number of panels, your location and the desired temperature gain. Assuming my panels are equal to the sf of the surface area of my pool in (for example) North Carolina I can expect to see about a 1 degree rise per hour using a blanket during the sun, so wh (MORE)

What size Btu pool heater will heat a 34500 gallon inground swimming pool?

At a minimum you would need a 400K btu gas heater. This pool is larger than a 20 x 40' pool or 800 sq. ft. Many things dictate the size or sizing of a pool heater such as the surface area of the pool, the size of the gas line from the meter to the heater, the distance of the run from the meter to th (MORE)

Do you use a solar cover during the day to heat the pool or at night to keep the heat in the water or use it all the time if you are not swimming in the pool?

A solar bubble cover will have little or no use at all at night ... thus the word solar = SUN. The cover will also have little affect on retaining the heat gained from covering the pool during the day. The pool will still loose a good portion of what is gained daily. Covering the pool at night can r (MORE)

How many BTU's to heat a swimming pool?

It takes one Btu to raise one pound of water one degree based on the density of the water. Water weighs approximately 8.345 pounds per gallon around pool temperatures. So, take the gallons of water in the pool, multiply that by 8.345 to get the weight of the water and multiply that for every degree (MORE)

What are the normal temperatures to keep an indoor heated pool at?

As a lead maintenance technician and contractor our training tells us that an indoor temperature for a pool for apartments should be 82-84 for hotels and resorts the temperature should be slightly higer 84-86. Exterior pools should be heated to 80 to 82 for apartments and 82-84 for hotels and resor (MORE)

Should an indoor pool be heated?

In the summer the pool does fine not to be heated. It is set on a timer to be filtered and water is treated and kept clean. During the winter the pool is heated at a lower temperature but way above freezing and watched closely. The pump is always circulating the water. I have put it on a 4 hour time (MORE)

How do you size heat pump for in ground pool?

Decide how warm you want your pool water to be. Most people prefer a temperature in the high 70s or low 80s (Fahrenheit), but your individual taste may vary. . Step 2. Determine the average temperature during the coldest month you wish to use the pool. You can usually do a quick estimation based o (MORE)

Was the swimming pools heated on the Titanic?

There was only ONE pool on board the Titanic. It was the first heated pool onboard a luxury ocean liner. It was sealed off 10 seconds after the ship started to flood, and so has been hidden away (sealed off) from submersibles since it sank nearly a hundred years ago.

How does a heat pump use freon to heat?

A valve is used to reverse the flow of freon. In the heat mode, the high or hot side gas is pumped to the indoor unit, The low or cold side is pumped to the outdoor unit. The valve is reversed for the cool mode. Pumping cool gas to the indoor unit and hot gas to the outdoor unit.

Our condo runs an outdoor heated swimming pool in MI. The pool is 30 ft sq. The water temp is 90 F. The water meter is telling us that we are losing 4200 gallons of water a day. Is the meter accurate?

The best way to determine if the meter is accurate is to have the water co. come and check it out. If in doubt, have them change it out. If you are losing 4200 gals. of water a day I question your estimate of the pools size of 30 ft. sq. But setting that question aside, if you are losing that much (MORE)

Is a heat pump or gas heater better to heat with for inground pools?

Hi there, Both are good in their own way. The heat pump is cheaper to run than a gas heater but slower to heat water. Reliability is probably more on the side of gas pool heaters too. Generally, there is not a lot of electronics in a gas heater to go wrong. Hope this helps you out a bit! Ch (MORE)

What size heat pump to heat 18000 gallon pool?

The size of the heat pump is not the true question in this case. Most, if not all produce enough btu to heat a pool that size. The true question on a heatpump is how long. The larger the btu rating of the heatpump... the faster the pool water will reach desired temp. Heatpumps should only be used (MORE)

What is better to use an Infrared heater or a heat pump?

In my experience, one of the typically-market-available stand-aloneinfrared heaters, which retail for around $200, run on 120 V, andare noted as being 1,500 watt, cost about $1.00 to $1.50 per day torun, in Central Virginia, where we have Dominion Virginia Power. Invery cold temperatures, such as th (MORE)

How much heat does a swimming pool lose?

A swimming pool can lose up to 90% of it's stored heat over night if not insulated. I'm a big fan of liquid insulators, versus taking on and off a thermal or solar cover.

How can your body heat water in a swimming pool?

If the temperature of the water is less than your body temperature, then heat will be transferred from the warmer body to the colder body of water. The molecules in your skin vibrate because they are warm. When a water molecule touches a warm vibrating skin molecule, some of the heat energy in the s (MORE)

How heat pump used to heat the building?

Imagine a window AC unit installed backwards, rejecting heat indoors while air conditioning the world, this is a heat pumps heat mode. As the unit is air conditioning in the cool outdoors eventually the outdoor coil will ice up requiring a defrost cycle, defrost is the AC mode except the outdoor fan (MORE)

Is Olympic swimming pool water heated?

Yes, Olympic swimming pools (and all competitive swimming pools) are heated. Olympic swimming pools are kept at temperatures typically around 77-79 degrees Fahrenheit or around 25-26.1 degrees Celsius. However, the temperature can go up to 82 degrees Fahrenheit or 27.7 degrees Celsius and be accept (MORE)

Is an olympic swimming pool heated?

The temperature of the water is actively regulated to maintain a fixed point. Thus it is both heated and cooled depending on what is needed to maintain that temperature.

How much electricity does a pool heat pump use?

The amount of electricity that a pool heat pump depends on the size of the pool. a 140,000 BTU unit will cost you about $100 extra during the spring and summer and about $200 during the winter.

What are the purposes of swimming pool heat pumps?

The purpose of a swimming pool heat pump is to rise the temperature of the water. The pool then can be used for swimming even on days when the weather is not perfect. The swimming pool season is extended.

What is needed to get heating in your home swimming pool?

The requirements to get heating in one's home swimming pool are that one must purchase a heating unit and have it installed. There are now solar and geothermal systems which provide up to 70% savings compared to traditional heaters.

Where can one purchase pool heat pumps?

There are plenty of places in order for one to purchase pool heat pumps. However, it is strongly suggested that one should check out from the website Amazon.