Get the Most out of Your Pool in Tampa, FL, by Installing a Solar Pool Heater
If you think that it would be nice to be able to heat your pool in Tampa, Florida – or you already have the ability to do so but are less than enthusiastic about how much it costs – then why not invest in a solar pool heater? Solar pool heaters are especially cost-effective here in Florida, where balmy year-round temperatures make pool heating a viable option not only in the summer, but throughout the fall, winter, and spring as well. Your pool is a big investment, and if you’re not able to use it for part of the year because of cold water, then you aren’t really getting as much actual use out of your investment as you should. Compared to conventional pool heating systems that practically guzzle costly electricity or natural gas, solar pool heaters utilize fuel – sunlight – that is totally free.
According to the Florida Solar Energy Center, an average solar pool heater has a very favorable payback period of one-and-a-half to seven years. What this means is, assuming an average cost of a couple of thousand dollars (fully installed), a solar pool heating system can pay for itself within only a couple of years through a reduction in your pool heating costs. Naturally, there are several factors that can influence the length of the payback period. These include the cost of the system, the amount of pool water that it has to heat, the desired length of your swimming season, and the amount of direct sunlight that your home in Tampa receives.
For more information about having a solar pool heater installed at your home anywhere in or near Tampa, FL, please contact Florida Energy Water & Air today.