Today is the first day of summer, and here in South Florida that means our swimming pools will be in especially heavy demand. As any pool owner knows, the energy needed to run the pool filtration pump can add some serious dollars to our electric bills – an average of $460 per year according to EnergyStar.gov!
Their studies also show that replacing your old pool pump with an EnergyStar rated pump could save you up to $340 per year in electric bills, and pay for itself in less than two years. Best of all, many manufacturers are offering rebates on new EnergyStar pool pumps:
DID YOU KNOW?
If all pool pumps sold in the United States were ENERGY STAR certified, the energy cost savings would grow to about $155 million each year and 2.5 billion pounds of annual greenhouse gas emissions would be prevented, equivalent to the emission from more than 260,000 vehicles.