More stories about Pumps

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Drive to Succeed

    After years of legislation, rebates, seminars and word-of-mouth, the industry has begun to embrace the benefits of the pump affinity law.

  • New Title 20 Amendments are Adopted

    California has passed new energy efficiency standards for pumps, motors and spa testing

  • In hot water

    Pumps can be a danger area as well. The friction of the mechanical shaft seal in the pump generates heat.

  • CEC Releases Proposed Title 20 Amendments

    The California Energy Commission has proposed amendments to Title 20, including the contentious subject of replacement pump motors.

  • Florida Primed for New Law

    Swimming pool pumps, heaters and portable spas likely will be subject to new energy efficiency standards in Florida.

  • Hayward Acquires Summit

    In a move to strengthen its position in Canada and Europe, Hay-ward Industries has acquired Summit Pool Heaters, a heat pump manufacturer based in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.