Hayward Above Ground Heat Pump Review

Hayward Above Ground Heat Pump ReviewHayward has been serving the swimming pool industry for over 80 years; they have every piece of equipment that you need to efficiently and effectively run your swimming pool cleanly and comfortably the entire swimming pool season. More above ground swimming pool owners are looking to safely heat their swimming pools so they can get the most of their investment. Hayward offers some high quality, high performance above ground swimming pool heaters; one of them is the Hayward Above Ground Heat Pump. This heat pump can effectively heat an above ground swimming pool with up to 13,000 gallons of water.

Every swimming pool heater from Hayward is designed for any and every different type and size of above ground and in ground swimming pool available. The Hayward Above Ground Heat Pump offers Hayward’s own ArmourCoil Heat Exchanger; this heat exchanger will fully heat all of the pool water without allowing any corrosive metals to get inside the heat pump. This is often how heat pumps burn out so quickly. The ArmourCoil Heat Exchanger is also protected with coating that will isolate the metal from damaging the chemically treated pool water.

The Hayward Above Ground Heat Pump offers a protective vinyl coated steel screen, a sealed access panel, a UV protected PVC shell that will not rust or deteriorate. The unit has easy to use controls and a deep base pan. There are two different models to choose from, the HPABG and the HPABG Deluxe. The HPABG has a COP rating of 4.2/3.0, the heating rate if the system is 80 degrees Fahrenheit ambient temp with 63% RH and 45 gallons per minute is 38,000 BTU’s. The recommended water flow rate minimum is 25 and the maximum is 55.
The electrical requirements are 12.1 amps, 2,700 volts and a time fuse delay if 20

The HPABG Deluxe has a COP rating of 5.4/3.9. The heating rate if the system is 80 degrees Fahrenheit ambient temp with 63% RH and 45 gallons per minute is 57,000 BTU’s. The recommended minimum water flow rate allowed is 20 and the maximum is 75. The electrical requirements are 15.9 amps, 3,280 watts and time fuse delay of 30. Each unit has a ½ horsepower fan and the recommended refrigerant is R-22. The voltage needed is 220 volts with 30 amps.

In addition to having a high performance Above Ground Heat Pump you can also purchase a thermal barrier. Most of the heat that is lost from the swimming pool is lost through evaporation. By having a solar cover, you can keep in some of the heat and keep your heater on a lower temperature; this will help you save a little extra money.

Make sure that you read all of the manuals regarding installation and clearances before installing the Hayward Above Ground Heat Pump. This heater is easy to install and easy to wire, if you have any questions about installation at all, contact your local Hayward sales representative, they will be happy to assist you. All Hayward products are covered by a warranty, make sure that you read all of the warranty information and make sure that you register your warranty online so you can keep the warranty in effect.