More stories about Pumps

  • Arizona Rolls Out Rebates for Eco-Friendly Pumps

    A new program launched by Arizona Public Service Energy is offering rebates for energy-efficient pool pumps.

  • California to Cut Two-Speed Pump Rebates

    California utilities are phasing out rebates for two-speed pumps to focus solely on incentives for variable-speed models.

  • Industry Scores Licensing Victory In Texas

    Texas service technicians should soon be able to change out pump motors with peace of mind.

  • Maintenance Mode

    A common concern among techs is setting off the SVRS while vacuuming. By plugging a vacuum into the skimmer, a tech can cause the vacuum level to increase and the SVRS to trip.

  • In Complete Compliance:one

    For a pool to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, it takes more than just connecting two drains to the pump and adding a VGB-approved drain cover.

  • Below the Surface

    Javier Payan has had a change of heart. When the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act first passed, the president of Payan Pool Service in El Cajon, Calif., agreed with many in the industry. Then he and his crews began conducting the site evaluations necessary to help bring public pools...

  • In Complete Compliance:two

    For a pool to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, it takes more than just connecting two drains to the pump and adding a VGB-approved drain cover.

  • Test Drive

    Pools by Ben sold close to 100 variable-speed pumps in 2008, but the company still felt a significant portion of its market remained untapped.

  • A.O. Smith Acquires Heat Pump Manufacturer

    One of the biggest names in pump motors now will be behind a line of pool heat pumps.

  • Energy-Conscious Cleaning

    Pool pumps have been a focal point for energy efficiency in several states. Automatic cleaners may be next.