Is Your Pool Pump Stealing Your Cash? Diving into the Deep End of Energy Savings

When the temperatures get hotter, your pool can be your best friend. But while you’re floating away in your personal oasis, your pool pump may be stealing your cash. Learn more about how to cut summer pool costs with our Pool Pump Savings Infographic, then visit the Watt's Happening home page for more ways to save.

Pool pumps can be the #2 energy drainer in a household. With the start of summer finally here, the Watt’s Team is sharing everything you need to know to make your pool pump as energy-efficient as possible.

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Is your pool pump stealing your cash?

Dive into the deep end for great energy-saving ideas

When the heat of summer hits, Floridians know to brace themselves for potentially higher energy bills. A/C is the biggest culprit, but if you have a pool, you might be missing a big opportunity to make a savings splash. The average pool pump costs roughly $560 per year to operate, making it the second largest energy user in the household. The Watt’s Team is here to help you learn how to enjoy your pool this summer and save big while doing it!

UPDATE YOUR POOL PUMP, GET CASH SPLASHED BACK

  • Up to $316 /year from switching to a variable speed pump   
  • Up to $105/year from switching to a dual-speed pool pump  
  • Up to $100/year for reducing your pool pump’s run time if you keep it clean, clear and at the right chemical levels 

DON’T WAIT, DIVE INTO ACTION 

Not ready to replace your pool pump? Here are some other ideas to reduce energy output: 

  • Limit pool pump runtime to 6 hours
  • Keep pool clean to reduce filter overuse
  • Regular filter & cleaning system maintenance
  • Install LED lights, which use 85% less energy.

STOP LETTING YOUR POOL DRAIN YOUR WALLET!

Visit FPL.com/poolpump to learn more about finding the right pool pump and other ways to reduce energy use while staying cool in the pool.

DIVE IN & SAVE THIS SUMMER

WATT’S HAPPENING a blog by Florida Power & Light Company