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Energy Star Certified Variable Speed Pumps

Tweet Pentair and Hayward have recently earned Energy Star certification on their line of variable speed pool pumps. This is a big step for both companies and the energy star certification further demonstrates the benefit of variable speed pool pump technology. To have this seal of approval from the EPA and Department of Energy, the .. read more

Poway Pool Pump Rebate

Tweet The city of Poway is offering $300 rebates for the installation of qualifying variable speed pool pumps. This is in addition to SDG&E’s $200 rebate for a combined rebate of $500! This is a great incentive to upgrade your old single speed pool pump to the new technology utilizing permanent magnet motors with variable .. read more

On July 9th, 2011, posted in: Poolman News by

Algae infested pools

Tweet There’s nothing worse than an algae infested pool. Whether it happened from an equipment failure, a foreclosure property or just lack of chemicals, there’s always a fix and no pool is too tough to correct. It is best to correct the problem immediately so as not to create a health hazard in your backyard. .. read more

On May 23rd, 2011, posted in: Poolman News by

Salt Water Pool

Tweet Salt water chlorine generators transform ordinary salt into free chlorine for both pool and spa water that’s clean, clear and soft on your skin. They are one of the best ways to keep your pool and spa safely sanitized. Through the electrolytic process, salt is converted into pure chlorine as it passes through the .. read more

On May 22nd, 2011, posted in: Energy Efficiency, Pool Equipment by

Energy Efficient LED Pool Lights

Tweet LED Pool Lights offer a wide array of benefits. They have a multitude of brilliant colors and light shows, last up to 20 times longer, and consume 75% less electricity than traditional incandescent lights. LED pool lights can be integrated into most pool light niches and all the major pool equipment manufacturers offer a .. read more

On April 20th, 2011, posted in: Energy Efficiency by

Pool Safety Fence

Tweet Only one single device has ever been tested, researched, and proven to have an effect upon drownings, and it’s been around for decades: a four-sided, isolation type pool fence, made from wrought-iron or approved vinyl material. A four-sided, isolation-type fence does not attach to a structure or a block wall, and should include a .. read more

On March 22nd, 2011, posted in: Pool Safety by Tags: , , , ,

SDG&E Pool Pump Rebates

Tweet SDG&E is offering Southern California customers a $200 rebate on the installation of select variable speed pool pumps and controllers. With variable speed pump technology, home owners can save significantly on their electricity bills. These highly efficient pool pumps utilize permanent magnet motors and move the pool water at slower rates over longer periods .. read more

Energy Efficient Pool Equipment

Tweet Over the last few years pool manufacturers have been busy developing energy efficient pool equipment to help save you money and offer environmentally friendly alternatives. Variable speed pool pump technology uses permanent magnet motors similar to the ones used in hybrid cars to replace the induction motor. For example, by reducing the speed of .. read more

Welcome to our new site!

Tweet Welcome to the new and improved San Diego Poolman website. We will be adding more content daily and hope the new site will be more user-friendly and offer a wealth of information. Thank you for visiting and please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

On January 21st, 2011, posted in: Poolman News by