The summer is here and so is the blazing Californian heat! So if you are planning to survive this summer in style, there is nothing like having your own in ground pool. However, there are a lot of things to consider when you are choosing the right swimming pool equipment to make the most out of your pool experience and one of the best equipment features around is a solar powered heating system.
Why should you choose a heated swimming pool?
With a heated swimming pool in your backyard, you and the whole family and enjoy the pool all year round. Not to mention that the heat does wonders for those suffering from arthritis, recovering from injuries, stressed out after a long day, and improves your overall quality of physical and mental health.
Heated pools are amazing, but why should you choose a solar powered heater instead of gas or electric?
Solar Equipment Is Especially Durable
Unlike gas or electric heaters which typically last around 3 to 7 years, solar equipment can last anywhere from 12 to 20 years. In fact, some can even out last 20 years with proper care. So instead of getting a heating system that will replacing every 5 or so years, get a solar one that can double or triple that length of time.
Solar Costs Less Money And Maintenance
Gas and electric heaters need to be serviced by a technician every year or so, a solar heater requires very little servicing once installed. This means less money spent on maintenance. Not to mention that because you are using solar energy, you can expect to save a ton on heating and energy costs while still being able to enjoy a cozy dip in your pool throughout the year.
Solar Energy Is Great For The Environment
As you probably already knew, solar energy is one of the most eco-friendly sources of energy there is. Thus it comes at no surprise that solar heated pools are generating and utilizing an energy source that is completely clean, renewable, and reliable. Unlike fossil fuels that can cause 3 to 10 tons of carbon dioxide to heat a pool for a year, you can sleep soundly knowing that your solar heated pool is safe for your family and the environment.