Does a swimming pool pump use a lot of electricity?
Hi Joe, outside of the air conditioner, the pool pump is the largest energy consumer in the average pool-containing home.
Pool pumps use up to 2,500 kWh per year to circulate and filter the water.
The average monthly costs for a 1 HP pump running 8 hours per day in Florida is approximately $30*..
How much electricity does a pool pump use?
Outside of the air conditioner, the pool pump is the largest electricity consumer in the average pool-containing home. According to the study, at the national average of 11.8 cents per KWh, a pool pump alone can add as much as $300 a year to an electric bill.
How many watts does a 1 hp pump use?
GeneratorJoe Generator Wattage GuideHousehold & OfficeRunning WattageStarting WattagePump, Well, 1/3 HP7501500Pump, Well, 1/2 HP9002000Pump, Well, 3/4 HP15003000Pump, Well, 1 HP20004000141 more rows
How much HP do I need for my pool pump?
For round above ground pools up to 24 ft. ( pools with less than 15,300 gallons) use a 1 HP pump. For round above ground pools over 24 ft. (pools with more than 15.300 gallons) use a 1.5 HP pump.
How many hours per day should a pool pump run?
8 hoursSwimming pool pumps should be run an average 8 hours a day to properly circulate and clean your water. The pump should push your entire pool in gallons in this 8 hour period of time. However, often times swimming pool pump horse power is overrated for their size swimming pool.