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Fort Myers Home Gets Solar Pool Heater

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The new homeowners of this Fort Myers home wanted to enjoy their pool year-round, and recognized that one of the best times to buy a solar pool heater is during the slower summer season. As part of the solar pool heater installation, we cleaned up the plumbing and valves at the pool equipment pad and replaced the pump with an …

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Pool Valves With Solar Pool Heating Explained

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How Swimming Pool Valves Work With so many people moving to Florida and owning their first pool, it’s not surprising that a majority of pool owners are baffled by their swimming pool plumbing system. When we endeavor to add solar pool heating, the plumbing at the pool equipment pad becomes a bit more complex, but it’s not too hard to …

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Cool Your Pool With A Solar Pool Heater

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Did you know you could cool your swimming pool with a solar pool heater? You can! It’s called nocturnal cooling, and this feature can be activated on many solar controllers and existing pool automation systems. In Southwest Florida, pools can get unpleasantly warm in the heart of summer, and people that swim for exercise or competitive purposes often prefer to …

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Advanced Solar Panels

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If you are looking for the most advanced solar panels for heating a pool, the iSwim panel offered by Florida Solar Design Group will not disappoint you. Manufactured in Florida, the iSwim solar panel addresses common problems with older solar panel brands with better design and manufacturing techniques. The forward thinking design incorporates the best in performance and energy efficiency, and …

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Review Solar Pool Heating Panel Options

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Selecting a solar pool heater can be a difficult choice, with all sorts of opinions, sources, and ratings available. As you review your options, you will want to look at things like flow rate, panel construction, total system performance, quality of ALL components, and dealer competence. All panel options and dealers have engineered installation drawings that meet Florida Building Code, …

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The Flow Imbalance Myth Debunked

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When you can’t compete, confuse. That seems to be the tactic used by some of our competitors at times. The latest myth is that our solar pool heating panels have big tube openings, and therefore the flow rate is imbalanced across the panels. Of course, they leave out the science behind their claims, but why rely on facts?! The full flow tubes …

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iSwim Solar Pool Heater Installation

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We recently completed a great looking iSwim solar pool heater installation on Sanibel Island. This system also included a complete pool automation, chlorination, and variable speed pump installation, bringing together a complete set of components designed to work perfectly. Below are some pictures of our work. This is as big system for a big open pool subject to the cooling effects of …

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Day 12: Meet the Owners: Dominick & Jason

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This article is part of a series: The 12 Days of Solar Pool Heating.  Regardless of how long a company has been around, isn’t it nice to meet the owner(s) to see for yourself with whom you are doing business? Wouldn’t it be nice if you had the personal cell phone number of the people responsible for your major purchase, so …

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Day 11: Best Solar Pool Heating System Performance

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This article is part of a series: The 12 Days of Solar Pool Heating.  Solar pool heating performance is about so much more than just the panel. While panel performance is important, and iSwim Solar Pool Heating Panels are among the top rated panels in terms of BTU heating output, the system performance is what’s key to a warm pool. On Day …