So maybe a neighbor or your pool guy has mentioned the idea of upgrading your pool equipment with a variable speed pump and you are wondering if this is legitimate and worth the expense? Here is my take on it. The Arizona Legislature passed Title 44 and included it into […]
A Handy Piece of Equipment
Every now and then we run into situations where we need to vacuum, circulate and filter water without using the installed equipment. Some examples are commercial fountains or ponds that don’t lend themselves to using the existing circulation equipment. So what to do? We built a portable pump and filter […]
A Shocking Situation
Whether it is servicing pools or doing pool repairs and inspections, I am amazed at the poor and unsafe condition of many of the electrical connections and controls associated with the operation of the pool equipment. This is a concern for both the pool owner and our technicians. Please, please […]
So you have decided to build a pool! Sounds exciting!
If you are considering an in floor cleaning system, one of the most the most common is the Zodiac Caretaker line. Regardless of “brand”, the primary thing is to make sure you have enough pop up heads and the system has its own dedicated booster pump. If your system lacks […]
My pool pump quit! Based on new AZ Law – Title 44 what are my options?
If your pump can be repaired then you are not required to replace it. If it cannot be repaired then YES you have to replace it with a new variable speed pump. The Arizona Legislature recently passed Title 44 and included it into the Appliance and Equipment Energy-Efficiency Standards of […]