Your backyard pool has a lot of potential to keep you cool throughout the sweltering summer months. However, once your swimming pool water is exposed to the afternoon sunlight, depending on your yard and the climate where you live, the water can definitely grow a little warmer than the cold, refreshing temperature you wish. Cooler water is less conducive to the growth of algae and germs, thus keeping your pool water cooler will not only benefit you and your guests but also aid in overall pool upkeep.
Let’s look at a few of the greatest techniques to maintain a steady temperature in your swimming pool’s water so that you can enjoy maximum pleasure!
Reversible Heat Pump
While there are numerous organic options for controlling water temperature, their efficacy will depend on a variety of factors. A reversible heat pump, on the other hand, provides a dependable way to regulate the temperature of your swimming pool. Refrigerant, which can be controlled manually or automatically, is used to power this pump. The water will maintain a constant temperature with the help of this option, which enables the most accurate temperature adjustment conceivable, chilling the water in the summer and heating it in the winter.
Depending on your environment, level of use, and financial situation, only you can determine whether the cost of a reversible heat pump will be justified. Your “pool season” will undoubtedly be extended by going with this route, and morning swims will also be much more enjoyable.
Mechanical Evaporative Chiller
A mechanical evaporative chiller will reduce the temperature of your pool’s water similarly to a reversible heat pump, allowing you to spend less time and money on pool maintenance. The operation of a mechanical evaporative chiller is comparable to that of an outdoor air conditioner. It operates by using fans to circulate the pool water through the chiller system. Utilizing this technique at night will enable the pool water to be moderated by the lower nighttime temperatures.
Shade sails, which are definitely on the more affordable side compared with both of the previous options, can nonetheless have a considerable impact on the water temperature in your swimming pool. Shade sails can help provide protection from the sun for those who are around your pool in addition to keeping the pool water cooler. The simple-to-install triangular fabrics also aid in the creation of a vibrant canopy that heightens the visual appeal of your swimming pool area. They come in a wide range of unique color choices and provide more covering than an umbrella. A shade sail helps prevent chlorine loss by shielding the pool water from the sun’s UV rays, which also helps you save time and money on pool care.
In our next article, we’ll examine a few more techniques for keeping your pool water cool and maximizing its cooling effect. Continue reading with Part 2.
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