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  • How Do I Prepare My Heat Pump Pool Heater for a Hurricane?

    With hurricane season upon us, we have received many questions from customers who are inquiring about protecting their heat pump pool heater in case of a hurricane. Our systems do not require specific preparation for such weather systems. However, there are certain steps that can be taken to...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: August 28, 2015
    Tags - storm - protection
  • Why Isn’t My Swimming Pool Heat Pump Cooling My Pool?

    Even the most reliable swimming pool heat pump system can occasionally experience problems. Proper maintenance will keep problems to a minimum, but what can you do when your unit just doesn't seem to be cooling as well as you'd expect?  If you notice that your heat pump is not...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: August 18, 2015
    Tags - cooling
  • How Much Does a Swimming Pool Heat Pump Cost to Operate?

    This is one of the most common questions pool owners ask—and for good reason. A heated pool not only adds tremendously to the comfort of swimmers, but also helps extend the swimming season in states that experience cold winters. Although the exact answer depends on several factors, which vary...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: August 14, 2015
    Tags - cost
  • Can I Cool My Swimming Pool Water With a Heat Pump?

    If you live in a warm region of the country, or the world, you know that in the summer months your swimming pool water can feel more like a spa than a refreshing pool. Did you know that you can purchase a heat pump that can both heat and cool your swimming pool? These heat pumps are called...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: August 4, 2015
    Tags - cooling
  • Astral vs. AquaCal Heat Pumps: An Honest Comparison

    The energy efficiency of heat pumps leads many environmentally conscious pool owners to choose heat pump pool heaters to heat their pools. As a leader in the industry, AquaCal® receives phone calls daily from pool owners asking about the differences between our heat pumps and those made by...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: July 29, 2015
    Tags - comparison
  • Should I Shut Off My Water Feature While Heating My Swimming Pool?

    Today’s swimming pools tend to look significantly different from pools of the past. Some have built in water fixtures, some have "negative edges" and appear to have no boundaries, and others look more like a lagoon than a swimming pool. Sure, modern pool features look cool, but are they also...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: July 23, 2015
    Tags - water feature
  • How Do I Protect My Heat Pump During a Lightning Storm?

    Summer months usually represent barbeques, pool parties, enjoying time with family and friends and, of course, summer storms. These storms are often accompanied by severe lightning that can damage not only electrical devices in your home, but also your pool heat pump. Pool owners in the...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: July 8, 2015
    Tags - lighting - protection
  • Where are AquaCal Heat Pumps Made?

    AquaCal is located in St Petersburg, Florida. We are proud to produce an American-made product, and to support the local community through job creation. While Florida is not typically recognized as a strong state for manufacturing, most people would be surprised at the level of...
    Read more » Category: AquaCal   |  Date: July 1, 2015
    Tags - manufacturing
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