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  • Older pool pumps run very fast for a few hours, using much more electricity than newer models.
  • High-efficiency pool heaters are about 9% more efficient than standard-efficiency models.
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    ENERGY STAR® certified pool pumps maintain water clarity and hygiene more efficiently. They can be programmed to run at different speeds. Consider a high-efficiency heater, generally providing 89% efficiency compared to 80% efficient standard models.
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  • How do products qualify for ENERGY STAR®? What does it mean?
    ENERGY STAR® is the trusted, government-backed symbol for energy efficiency helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy-efficient products and practices. Products can earn the ENERGY STAR® label by meeting the energy efficiency requirements set forth in ENERGY STAR® product specifications. ENERGY STAR® qualified products use as much as 50% less energy than standard products.
  • Where can I find contractor to help me complete recommended projects?
    Through our Contractor Marketplace, you can search for contractors and find the right fit for your project. You find out details about the contractor such as what types of certifications they have and where they are located. You can also directly find reviews when available. From there it is easy to connect and get started with your projects. A quality installation of equipment increases the benefits and efficiency of your new equipment.
  • Why should I ask my contractor about the most energy efficient products?
    Energy efficient products usually have lower operating costs and frequently qualify for rebates.
  • If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?
    If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
  • How can I find vendors to finance this upgrade measure?
    Through our Finance Marketplace, you can search across different types of financing products to find the right options for you. This includes options for both secured and unsecured loans as well as product specific loans (e.g. solar financing).
  • How can I make sure the product I buy qualifies for available rebates?
    You can search across the major retailers (e.g. Best Buy, Amazon) for products that qualify for rebates.
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