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The Rowlen Commitment: Quality Service & Customer Satisfaction

For over fifty years, Rowlen has built an excellent reputation in providing the best services in swimming pool heat pump installation. We have extensive experience in integrating heat pumps into existing pool pipework systems, ensuring that your swimming pools stay warm

Rowlen Boiler Services is a family-run business, committed to delivering only the best quality service and customer satisfaction, and emphasizing the importance of installing energy-efficient and reliable swimming pool heat pumps that prioritises the comfort of our clients around London, Kent, and Surrey.

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Being local means we can provide faster service and support, especially helpful for maintenance or when emergency issues arise.

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Our team of professionals have in-depth knowledge of the local environment and building regulations, ensuring that installations meet all local standards and are optimized for the area’s specific climate conditions.

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Local services mean more personalized care. Rowlen understands the importance of customer satisfaction and strives to meet the specific needs and preferences of each client in our service areas.

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Swimming Pool Heat Pump Installation

Step 1: Consultation and Initial Assessment

Our expert engineers will conduct a thorough site survey of your existing pool to understand your heating needs, evaluating factors such as the size of your swimming pool, air temperature, and typical usage patterns. This assessment helps us identify the most appropriate swimming pool heat pump, ensuring it aligns with your specific requirements for optimum performance, even in cold weather.

Step 2: Installation and Setup

After selecting the right swimming pool heat pump, whether it’s an air source heat pump or another model suitable for outdoor pools, our certified technicians will manage the installation process. We ensure that your new heat pump integrates seamlessly with existing pool pipework systems and electrical supply, adhering to all safety standards for energy-efficient heating. Our team will also adjust the settings for maximum efficiency, maintaining the pool water at your desired temperature with optimal energy consumption.

Step 3: Aftercare and Support

Following the installation, we’ll guide you through the operation and maintenance of your new heat pump to ensure you’re comfortable managing its features, from the air flow to the water flow meters. Our service includes ongoing support to help minimize running costs and extend the swimming season effectively. We’re committed to helping you achieve energy savings while ensuring your swimming pool remains at the perfect heated water temperature, backed by our dedicated aftercare and support services.

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Why Switch to Swimming Pool Heat Pumps

Pool heat pumps come equipped with features such as heat exchangers, air source heat pumps, and multiple heat pump units, ensuring optimum efficiency and performance. They are designed to work with existing pipework systems and can be installed outdoors, requiring good air flow and a suitable location.

Extended Swimming Season

Utilize swimming pool heat pumps to extend your swimming season, offering desired temperature control for pool water, enabling early morning and late evening swims despite the unpredictable weather.

Energy Saving and Cost-Effective

Experience significant energy savings with swimming pool heat pumps, which transfer heat efficiently from the air to your pool, resulting in less heat loss and lower running costs compared to traditional gas or electric pool heaters.

Environmentally Friendly and Quiet Operation

Opt for an eco-friendly heating solution with low energy consumption and minimal CO2 emissions. Enjoy the added benefit of quiet operation, avoiding the noise associated with gas heaters.

Durability, Safety, and Easy Integration

Benefit from the durable design of swimming pool heat pumps, ensuring years of reliable use with proper maintenance. These units offer safe operation of multiple heat pumps without combustion risks and can be easily integrated with existing swimming pool systems.

Versatile and Low Maintenance

Swimming pool heat pumps cater to various pool types and sizes with minimal maintenance requirements, providing consistent temperature control and adaptability to changing weather conditions, ensuring a comfortable swimming experience.

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Swimming Pool Heat Pumps FAQ

  • Can I install my own swimming pool heat pump?

    While it is technically possible to install your own swimming pool heat pump, it is generally not recommended. Proper installation requires specific technical knowledge and skills to ensure safety and optimal performance. For the best results and to ensure your safety, professional installation by a certified technician is advised.

    Contact Rowlen for a comprehensive swimming pool heat pump installation and a free quote tailored to your London, Surrey, or Kent home.

  • Where should a Swimming pool heat pump be installed?

    A pool heat pump unitshould ideally be installed outdoors to ensure good air flow and proper function. It should be positioned at least 2.5 meters away from the swimming pool to prevent chlorinated water from corroding the heat pump unit itself. Additionally, make sure that there is at least 1 meter of unobstructed space in front of the vertical air intake grilles to facilitate efficient air source heat pump operation and energy consumption optimization.

  • Can you add a heat pump to an existing pool?

    Yes, adding a heat pump to an existing pool is not only possible, but also advisable. It is important to assess your existing pool pipework system and ensure it is compatible with the new heat pump. Rowlen’s experts can also help integrate a new heat pump with your existing pool heater, pool filter, and electrical supply.

  • What factors should I consider when choosing a pool heat pump?

    When selecting a pool heat pump, consider the size of your swimming pool, the desired temperature increase, potential heat loss, and the unit’s efficiency. The choice between air source heat pumps and other types should be based on your specific needs, such as the swimming season length and the typical cold weather in your area. Additionally, assess the heat pump’s energy consumption, running costs, and whether your existing boiler or pool setup, such as the pool pump and water flow rate meters can accommodate the new system.

  • How do swimming pool heat pumps work?

    Heat pumps work by transferring heat from the air outside into your pool water, utilizing an evaporator coil and a heat exchanger. Air source heat pumps, for instance, extract warm air, boosting the temperature expelled air by using a liquid refrigerant, and a compressor, and then transfer this heated air to the pool water. This process is highly energy-efficient, reducing running costs and energy consumption while maintaining the desired temperature for your swimming pool. They are ideal for extending the swimming season, ensuring your swimming pool remains warm even in cooler air temperature and during varying weather conditions.

  • How does Rowlen accommodate various swimming pool heating systems, including gas boilers, electric boilers, and heat pumps?

    Rowlen provides a wide range of heating solutions for swimming pools, catering to preferences for gas boilers, electric boilers, or heat pumps. Our approach is tailored to each type:

    • Gas Boilers: Gas swimming pool boilers, ideal for larger pools, offer efficient heating regardless of air temperature, even in windy conditions. These boilers are notable for their high BTU ratings, making them a cost-effective choice compared to oil boilers.
    • Electric Boilers: For those without gas access or seeking eco-friendly options, electric boilers are a straightforward and reliable choice. Our experts assist in selecting the perfect model for your pool, considering factors like size and insulation.
    • Heat Pumps: Popular among eco-conscious pool owners, heat pumps provide energy-efficient heating with lower operating costs. We specialize in advising on the best heat pump for your pool and climate, ensuring efficiency and sustainability.

    Regardless of your choice, our installation includes:

    • Consultation: Understanding your needs to recommend the optimal heating solution.
    • Custom Installation: Setup by certified technicians for peak performance.
    • Maintenance Plans: Extending the lifespan of your system with annual servicing.
    • Repair Services: Addressing issues promptly to keep your pool warm year-round.

    Explore the best heating options for your pool by contacting Rowlen today.

  • Should I schedule an annual service after a new heat pump installation?

    Yes, we recommend annual servicing for all swimming pool heating systems to maintain safety, efficiency, and warranty coverage. This includes inspections for leaks, combustion chamber cleaning, and water chemistry maintenance. Annual checks by a Gas Safe registered engineer are essential for gas boilers.

  • How energy-efficient are pool heat pumps compared to traditional pool heaters?

    Pool heat pumps are significantly more energy-efficient than traditional pool heaters, such as gas or electric models. Heat pumps operate by extracting heat from the surrounding air and transferring it to the pool water, which consumes less energy than generating heat directly. This efficiency can lead to considerable savings on your energy bills, making heat pumps a cost-effective solution over the long term.

  • Can I install a pool heat pump in an indoor pool area?

    Yes, you can install a pool heat pump for an indoor pool, but it requires proper ventilation to ensure efficient operation and to prevent humidity issues. The pool area needs to be well-ventilated to allow the heat pump to access fresh air and to ensure the expelled cool air is adequately removed from the indoor environment. Consult with a professional, like those from Rowlen, to determine the best installation approach for your indoor pool.

  • What is the lifespan of a pool heat pump?

    The lifespan of a pool heat pump typically ranges from 10 to 20 years, depending on the model, maintenance routine, and operating conditions. Regular maintenance and timely repairs can significantly extend the life of your heat pump, ensuring it provides efficient heating for many years.

  • Do I need a special electric supply to operate a pool heat pump?

    Pool heat pumps generally require a dedicated electrical supply, often 220-240 volts, depending on the size and model of the heat pump. It’s important to have a qualified electrician review and prepare your electrical supply before installing a heat pump to ensure it meets the specific requirements and adheres to local building codes.

  • How do I choose the right size heat pump for my pool?

    Choosing the right size heat pump for your pool involves considering several factors, including the pool’s surface area, volume, desired temperature increase, and average local air temperatures. A properly sized heat pump will efficiently maintain your pool at the desired temperature without overworking. Rowlen can help you calculate the correct size based on your pool’s specifics and your heating needs.

  • Are there any government incentives for installing a pool heat pump?

    In some regions, government incentives or rebates may be available for installing energy-efficient appliances like pool heat pumps. These programs aim to encourage the use of green technology by offsetting part of the installation costs. Check with local authorities or energy programs in your area, or consult with Rowlen’s professionals, who may have up-to-date information on available incentives.

  • How quickly can a pool heat pump heat my pool?

    The speed at which a pool heat pump can heat your pool depends on several factors, including the air temperature, water temperature, and size of both the pool and the heat pump. Generally, heat pumps warm the pool more gradually than gas heaters but more efficiently. Expect several days to achieve the desired temperature, especially at the start of the season or if the pool was significantly cold.

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