The Energy Chronicles

First step to cutting indoor pool energy loss is cover.

Do you have an indoor pool in the building you manage? Are you interested in reducing humidity problems, using less make-up water and chemicals, and saving energy? Don’t install an expensive refrigeration-based dehumidification system.

Fix the cause, not the symptoms.

Condensation is the major enemy to your indoor pool room. When condensation develops on surfaces, damage can quickly happen. To prevent condensation you need to prevent evaporation.

Pools without pool covers use 30-50% more make-up water 30-50% and as a result chemical consumption is 35-60% higher.

Temperatures should not be setback in pool rooms with a lot of windows. Otherwise condensation can quickly ruin window frames and other surfaces. You cannot enjoy the energy savings of temperature setbacks without preventing condensation.

The first step, and least expensive, to solving these problems is a swimming pool cover. Pool covers reduce evaporation, reducing the need to remove the humid indoor air and replace it with unconditioned outdoor air. Less humidity means there are less humidity-related problems.

Pool covers are vinyl and often insulated. They either float on the surface or are fitted into tracks along the sides of the pool. They can be rolled on and off the pool manually with a reel you crank, semi-automatically with a motorized reel, or automatically at a specified time each day.

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