The higher the flow rate the better the performance will be. InyoPools Product Specialist Matt S. These help to raise the heat pump off the ground and also reduce noise and vibration While the heat pump is operating, it is normal for condensation water to drip from it - particularly in humid conditions. The green wire will be under the green screw to the far right. You will first need to locate all the parts that were put away when you closed your swimming pool. How To Vacuum the Pool with a Cartridge Filter If your pool uses a cartridge filter, the following are the steps.
The pump installation is a straightforward project which can be accomplished in about an hour. Intex above ground pools are a cost effective alternative to installing an inground pool. Where possible the water should run through the heat pump first and then the existing heater so that the heat pump does most of the heating work. Attach one of the ends of the hoses to the skimmer by clamping it together. Insufficient clearance - Heat pump blowing onto shed Insufficient clearance - should be at least 2.
The disadvantage of this arrangement is that the air temperature inside the pool room will soon be reduced to the same as the outside air temperature. Some pool owners like to stick the end of the swimming pool vacuum hose in from of the thinking that the pool water pressure will fill the vacuum hose faster. Unit installed on paving slabs. The thermostat on the existing heater eg gas boiler can be set lower than the heat pump so that the existing heater will only operate if required. Our engineers are qualified electricians and experienced heat pump engineers that will install your heat pump in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
Level the pump to the incoming and outgoing lines, and make the connection into the unions or use a coupling and a short section of pipe. With most skimmers you need to remove the basket in order to attach the hose. Using a heat pump will normally give greatly reduced running costs compared to an electric heater and the use of heat pump on spas and hot tubs is becoming increasingly popular. If you have a pool heater, the pool filter will release water to the heater before going to the chlorinator. Please contact us for details. Should blow to the outside, not inside the shed.
You will need to remove the brushes from underneath the device when vacuuming large debris or leaves on the pool floor Step 5 With the hose clamp 6 , fasten the end of the hose D 11 to the top connection of the cleaner. You can bend and push pipes a bit while making connections, there can be an inch of play in most directions. This means that your pool vacuum hose has a 100% air free prime. If the outlet is not protected from the weather install a protective cover over the outlet. Sand filters are some of the most popular previously mentioned ground pool filters and pumps that are available in the marketplace. This only lasts for a millisecond or so while the compressor starts and the current then reverts to the normal running current for the unit.
From inside of the pool, unscrew the nozzle from the water return connector See Fig. As soon as we unhook the hose from the skimmer basket the pressure returns to normal. For vertical fan models, ducting can be constructed to to vent the expelled air out through the wall of the building. If the water flow rate is too low, then the water in the heat pump will overheat and the heat pump will switch off. The size of circuit breaker required is normally stated on the listing for each heat pump and is normally slightly larger than the startup current.
Pool Pump Wiring Position the new pump in the best location, which may be different from the former position. Ducting of a vertical fan heat pump to outdoors Installation of a horizontal fan heat pump in a plant room 8. Move the vacuum head slowly and deliberately across the bottom and sides of the pool. Run the filter pump for 10-15 minutes before connecting the auto cleaner to the water return connector. Installation Service - Let us install it for you We offer a full installation service for pool heat pumps using our fully qualified engineers. Once all of the pipe fittings are set and the cement has had time to dry, the pump can be tested.
While it may not prevent all electrical shocks, it will generally prevent these injuries from being severe or fatal. Pool vacuums keep the bottom surface clean from debris. Plumbing It is easy to add a heat pump to an existing pool pipework system. Please contact us for further information. The bypass setup also allows you to adjust the water flow rate passing though our heat pump.
Start in a clockwise direction at the first thread with a half width overlap for the full length of the thread. Screw each section of hose together. Please contact us if you would like any advice on incorporating a heat pump onto a hot tub or swim spa. How would I wire it up just to see if it's still good? For indoor pools, this may not be desirable and some sort of air heating may then be required negating the benefit of locating the heat pump indoors. Determine the location for your pump. We sell a range of winter covers for pool heat pumps to protect your unit - see our section The pipes to and from the heat pump can be insulated to help reduce heat loss.
Your new pool sand filter should now be ready to operate. Another occurrence which we need to address is unwanted lifting of the unit from the pool floor. If you notice any sort of leak, simply tighten the clamps to remedy the problem. Attach the bare copper wire to the bonding lug on your new pump motor. The reason you want to use the closet skimmer is because the father the pool vacuum head is from the pump the less suction you will have, so if you use the closet skimmer you will have more suction then if you were to use the skimmer that was further away. Note that most 3-phase installations are 380v-415v, however in France it is possible to find both 380v-415v and some older 220v 3-phase supplies, so please check which type you have before ordering. If you are unsure, refer to the wiring diagram on your existing motor, to see if it was set up for 230 or 115 volts.