Thinking of getting a Pool? Get one that is Energy-Efficient! Warm the pool naturally, keep a darker color at the bottom of the pool and a lighter color along the sides to increase the opportunity for reflection. Invest in a pool cover to reduce the amount of evaporation your pool experiences and keep your water bill down. Consider installing a salt-water pool as the salt will slowly produces chlorine, limiting the amount of other chemicals you need to balance the water alkalinity. An energy-efficient pool pump will help cut the cost of your electricity bill while helping the environment. Consider this for the many hours the pump will run during summer and it will help during the winters too. With these tips running the pump for many hours each day will not matter.
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Installing and Maintaining an Energy-Efficient Pool