Solar Pool Heaters Council Bluffs IA

Local resource for solar pool heaters in Council Bluffs, IA. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to recreational pool, pool water temperatures, and solar energy as well as advice and content on southern climates and northern climates.

GWA International LLC
(515) 270-1377
6713 River Bend Dr
Johnston, IA
 
Wood Roofing Company
(515) 244-2711
5225 NE 17th Street
Des Moines, IA
Services
Solar Photovoltaic

Solar Planet
(563) 557-5888
2901 Hillcrest Rd
Dubuque, IA
Services
Photovoltaic (Solar Electric) & Wind Installation

A-Tec Energy Corp
(515) 244-1704
11259 Aurora Ave
Urbandale, IA
 
Cenergy
(515) 710-9710
8450 Hickman Rd Ste 11
Clive, IA
 
Green Transitions
(319) 721-3583
1709 Hollywood Blvd
Cedar Rapids, IA
 
Alternate Energy Systems
(563) 875-8772
611 Second St. SE
Dyersville, IA
Services
NABCEP Solar certified Design, sales, licensing classes

American Finishing Resources
(563) 285-5712
330 N 16th Ave
Eldridge, IA
 
Control Technology and Solutions
(515) 223-1200
3408 Woodland Ave Ste 403
West Des Moines, IA
 
Loess Hills Alliance
(712) 433-4645
918 Iowa Ave
Onawa, IA
 

Sizing and Situating Your Solar Pool Heater

Typically, your solar collector should be at least half the square footage of your pool surface area. This may depend on how much sunshine you receive in your area. For example, residents of Florida or Arizona will be able to get away with smaller sized panels.

The addition of solar pool blankets r will greatly reduce the size required for your solar pool heating system.

Solar hot tub heaters is usually smaller than a solar swimming pool heater. Typically a 300 gallon hot tub will require a 4' by 8' panel. A 500 gallon hot tub will require a panel 4' by 10.'

Situating your Solar Pool Heating System

Obviously, you want to find the best place to have your collectors facing the sun. If you live in a more northern area, you will likely have one setting for your summer swimming fun. Those who live in warmer states need to adjust the angle of their solar panels to the seasonally moving sunlight.

Solar Collectors

The most common design for a solar pool heater collector panel uses plastic or polypropylene in small circular tubes. These are esthetically appealing, neatly designed and are a vast improvement on other materials such as copper, which quickly corroded.

The addition of a device called a metering flow plenum adds greatly to the efficiency of a solar pool heating system. Click here to get the full story on solar pool heaters .

Collector Panel Mounting

We recommend that you mount your solar pool heating panels on the ground near the pool. ...

Click here to read more from The Solar Guide

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