Spring is around the corner and the warmer weather will be a welcome change. Many homeowners in Hornsby and the North Shore and surrounds are lucky enough to have swimming pools to keep cool in the warmest months.  

But running and maintaining a swimming pool can be a significant expense. Pool filters can contribute to up to 30% of a home’s overall electricity usage. And as those homeowners who installed a pool from scratch, you will want to be extending your family’s pool usage over the year to ensure your return on investment.  

Having a good pool heating system can extend your swimming season from anywhere between 2 to 10 months. Here are the main pool heating options available and the pros and cons of each:  

  1. Electric Heat Pumps  
  2. Gas heat Pumps