More stories about Heating

  • Geothermal Heaters Explained

    It helps to understand geothermal heaters vs. air-source heat pumps

  • Heaters Ignite Turf War

    Two Florida associations are clashing over a code defining who can install pool heaters

  • Aboveground and Amazing

    Boasting new shapes, sizes and installation options, temporary pools are opening new markets for dealers

  • In Memoriam: Daniel Shimek

    Remembering the hearth and fireplace industry pioneer

  • Pool Owners Find New Way to Harness Sun

    The ability to heat pool water with solar energy is expanding.

  • Calcium Phosphate Scale

    Though calcium phosphate scale is a newly discovered problem for the swimming pool industry, it has long been recognized in the boiler industry, where the practice of using polyphosphonates to control calcium carbonate scale is often used.

  • Preventing Heat Damage

    On a manual pool and spa system with valves (i.e., one with no automation), when most owners want to use the spa, they will turn the suction and return valves over from ‘pool’ to ‘spa,’ and flip on the heater.

  • Lawmakers Propose Solar Heater Tax Credits

    A new federal bill may extend tax credits for solar heaters added to commercial pools.

  • Virtual Education

    Pool and spa businesses have been buffeted by the economy, and while there are signs of a recovery, it’s not going to turn around overnight.

  • Pool Heating Takes New Shapes

    When Douglas Ecker was contracted to redesign the electrical system for a California school, he knew he’d have to take energy efficiency into account.