Green Cay Village News -- News for ALL Green Cay Village Residents

Text Size  A A A    Print  

Home  Contact       
alt=" "
Green Cay Village
News
Boynton Beach, Fl
alt=" "
Home
About
Green Cay Village

News

Calendar
Committees
Security
Community Pride
Money Matters
Forms & Docs
Speak Up!

Contact

Sales Office
561-736-1440
Leasing Office
561-499-5544
Property Manager
561-638-1622

Mobile Edition

 

News Article

1/11/2015 - Come on in - .. the water is a comfy 85 degrees!

When Green Cay Village opened in 2007 we promised our residents a heated pool (83 - 85 degrees F) and we had a brand new gas heater to do the job. But it turned out that heating the pool with gas was expensive and by 2010 we were spending over $15,000 a year on Propane.

Our Pool - 30 Feet by 60 Feet - 64,000 Gallons

After considering a number of alternatives including solar panels and lake-sourced heat-pumps, we determined that air-sourced heat-pumps would be the most cost effective solution for us. We chose AquaCal SQ156R heat-pumps because they are more efficient when heating the pool on cooler days.

Three AquaCal SQ156R Heat-pumps with Existing Gas Heater for Backup

With our goal being to save money, we financed the purchase of the heat-pumps over a 5-year time period such that the sum of the payments plus the electricity to run the heat pumps would not exceed $10,000 a year - a $5,000 per year savings when compared to our budgeted $15,000 per year.

As for the results, things have turned out swimmingly. The pool is heated all winter long to a toasty 83 to 85 degrees F and we are saving $5,000 a year. And come 2017 we will have completed paying for the heat-pumps, thus only requiring $5,000 per year to heat the pool instead of the more than $15,000 per year we were spending before we installed the heat-pumps.

So come on in ... the water is a comfy 85 degrees!


Peter Schulz - Editor - Email TCRM

 
Board Members
Handy Man
Vendors
Lease Your Home

Hurricane Info
Hurricane Tracking
County Guide
Supplies Checklist
County Shelters
Village Guide
Hurricane Shutters
Sewer System
Powered Locations
Gas Stations

Publix Stores
Home Depot
Lowes

alt=" "
Safe - Civil - Clean - Well Maintained - Pleasant - Affordable
2007-2017 by Peter Schulz

Disclaimer     Privacy Statement     Site Map

Home  Contact