In this article, we are going to discuss why McCools Pools recommends Pentair IntelliFlo VSF Pool Pumps. Starting July 19, 2021, pool pump standards are changing, and most single-speed pumps will become obsolete. What does this mean for you? Honestly, not a lot. But, do talk to your trusted pool professional to make sure your pool pump is sized appropriately and meets efficiency standards.
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The IntelliFlo VSF pool pump is the newest and next-generation pool pump.
Firstly, The VSF responds to changes in your pool’s environment in order to maintain a preprogrammed flow rate. As a result, no more guesswork just set the desired flow rate and the pump will adjust as needed. It’s like cruise control for your pump. The IntelliFlo VSF always delivers the precise flow needed for peak equipment performance. The VSF Pump is also the quietest pump on the market today running at only 45dB on low speed. This means you can enjoy your pool without interfering with the atmosphere in the backyard.
Secondly, The IntelliFlo VSF features the smartest pump technology available. As the first pump to combine speed and flow control. The IntelliFlo VSF adjusts flow throughout the cycle to minimize energy use. This results in increased energy savings over conventional single or two-speed pumps, up to 90%.
Thirdly, A breakthrough in energy-efficiency and service life. The IntelliFlo VSF allows programming for 4 different speeds for the different pool, spa, or water features applications. By dialing in the minimum speed required the pump works less and uses less energy. Pump speeds are easily adjusted with the push of an up or down arrow button.
Most Importantly, The IntelliFlo VSF is the revolutionary way to reduce energy costs and meet the desire for the safest pool possible. This intelligent pump’s 8 speeds can help cut the pool portion of utility bills 30% to 90%. For example, This can save you hundreds of dollars per year and thousands of dollars over its life. A Safety Vacuum Release System (SVRS) can be installed that senses drain blockage. This will automatically shut the pump off in seconds to provide an important layer of entrapment protection.
An Eco Select Choice:
In conclusion, Standard pool pumps can consume as much energy as all other home appliances combined. For Instance, IntelliFlo pumps can typically cut energy use by 30% to 90%, generally saving $621 to $1,356 in utility costs annually more where rates are higher than average.*
*Savings based on comparison pump running between 6 and 12 hours per day at the national average of 15 cents/kilowatt hour in a 20,000-gallon pool.
Watch the video below on the IntelliFlo Variable Speed High-Performance Pool Pump