Understanding how much electricity a swimming pool heat pump uses depends on the pump, the size of your pool and other important factors. We’ve got the information you need so that you can plan your swimming pool usage for the year ahead.
How Much Electricity Will I Use Heating My Pool?
If you have a swimming pool heat pump then the amount of electricity you use will be dependent on the size of your pool. However, if you have a large swimming pool with a 32kw heater then you can expect to use around 5kW per hour, which will cost just under £2 a day or approximately £55 – £60 a month.
The good news is that when you choose a heat pump, you will get around five times more electricity for every until you buy. This is because a heat pump takes in heat from the air and compresses it to make energy that you can use to heat your pool – essentially emitting more power than it takes to run the pump!
Why Heat Pumps are a Great Choice
Heat pumps are a great choice for many reasons, including the fact that they are the most environmentally friendly option for heating your pool. In addition, they offer the lowest energy cost, allowing you to get the results you need for less than expected.
When you compare the cost of energy used by a heat pump to other methods, you may be surprised at the difference:
- If you use natural gas to heat your pool, it will cost 50% more than a heat pump
- If you use oil or propane, it will cost 66% more than a heat pump
- If you use electric heaters, it will cost 75% more than a heat pump
All in all, it’s clear that a heat pump can save you a lot of money and keep your pool at the temperature you need.
How Much Will it Cost to Install a Heat Pump?
Having a heat pump installed is a great way to reduce your ongoing energy costs but you will need to find the installation fee and pump fee upfront in order to benefit from a heat pump system. Working out how much that will cost is dependent on the size of the pump, how close it will be to the heat source and whether you need additional pipework installed to get to the pool.
Costs can start at around £500 and work up to the thousands, but the pump will last for over ten years and help you reduce your bills significantly, saving you more than you spend in the long run. If you are interested in installing a heat pump then getting a no obligation quote from a reputable company is the best way to proceed.
Make sure that you ask for a variety of options, giving you the ability to choose the best solution for your pool.
Rowlen are Here to Help
At Rowlen, we have years of experience in helping people heat their pools effectively. Not only can we provide you with accurate information and competitive pricing but we can install your heat pump at a time that suits you so that you can start to enjoy the money saving benefits sooner.
Get in touch with our team today to arrange your quote and let us help you to make a decision that works for you – we look forward to helping you!