If you are looking for a way to heat an outdoor, above-ground pool without electricity, then this solar pool heater from Hammacher Schlemmer is for you! More and more people are looking to solar power for their backyard recreation and enjoyment. From solar outdoor lights, to solar lawn mowers, you could significantly slash energy bills and carbon emissions with this ample renewable resource.
This solar pool heater attaches to a regular pump-operated filter system. Water is pumped through 20 feet of coiled black piping in which the water is heated through exposure to sunlight. After traveling through the black piping, the warm water is then pumped back into the pool.
Unlike other solar hot water heaters, the solar pool heater will not warm water to high temperatures. In fact, it simply helps reduce the chill of water used for above ground pools. The pool heating system can increase the temperature of a 6,000 gallon pool by 5 degrees F in 10 days. If you want faster, more dramatic results, up to 4 solar pool heaters can be used at a time to boost water temps by 20 degrees or more.
This Solar Pool Heater comes with all required hardware and accessories to connect it to an above ground pool and its pump-operated filtering system. It also comes with a protective cover to protect the heater while it is in storage over the cooler months.
The solar water heater system costs about $199.