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All questions in Pumps

How do I clean the strainer on the filter pump?

Please check the Strainer on your filter pump from time to time and before you do a backwash. The Pooled Energy system will often detect blockages in the Strainer or the […]

How do I prime the system?

Most pumps are self-priming and if your systm does not prime, you may need a new pump. If you need to prime, please run the pump filter in manual using the […]

Does a high energy-star rating on a pump mean a more efficient pool?

Not necessarily.  The pump needs to produce a suitable flow and pressure for a particular pool system at the appropriate times.  If a pump is inappropriate for a particular pool […]

What about variable speed pumps that are being offered by some manufacturers?

It is important to understand that, whereas other manufacturers advertise ‘variable speed’ pumps, these are not truly variable.  They are really ‘settable speed’ pumps which do not adapt to the […]

Does the pump speed vary?

Yes.  Pooled Energy will install a variable speed drive for your existing pump, which enables significant energy savings.  Most pumps can be controlled by our system.  Some older pumps may […]