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Make a savings splash with a new pool pump.

ENERGY STAR® certified pool pumps save money, save energy, and protect the planet.

Pull the plug on your home’s number 2 energy drain.

Your pool pump could be your home's second largest energy user, adding about $580 every year to your energy bills.

ENERGY STAR certified in-ground pool pumps use up to 65% less energy than standard pool pumps, saving you up to $245 each and every year.

The big savings mean you’ll see the payback on your investment in an ENERGY STAR pool pump in just over two years.

With ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps, smarter tech runs deep.

Pool pumps that have earned the ENERGY STAR are available for in-ground and above-ground pools.

ENERGY STAR pool pumps save energy by adjusting to the task. More power for pool vacuuming, less for filtration.

We could save millions in energy bills every year.

If all our pool pumps were ENERGY STAR certified, Canadian families could save $100 million in energy costs every year.

The energy savings would help protect the planet by annually preventing greenhouse gas emissions equal to more than 60,000 cars.

Time to take the plunge?

Learn the signs that your old pump may be ready to come up for air. If your current pump shows these symptoms, it could be time to call a pool services contractor.

  • It seems less powerful than in the past.
  • It makes noise.
  • It occasionally gets hot and shuts off.
  • It won’t start or starts slowly.
  • Your pump is seven to ten years old.

Dive in to savings with utility rebates.

Many utilities and efficiency organizations offer rebates toward your purchase of a new ENERGY STAR certified pool pump. You may already be primed for big savings.

Go to for details.

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Natural Resources Canada’s ENERGY STAR program provides simple tips and information to help you save energy and money, and protect the climate.

Source : U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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