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Upgrade your existing solar pool heater.
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The existing solar pool heater installation had seen better days, after nearly twenty years of service it was time for an upgrade.
The existing controller and valve actuator had failed making manual operation necessary.
The rooftop collector installation required new pipework along with replacement of aging leaking collectors.
Device box and switch not weatherproof creating a shock hazard to the user.
Conduit separated from box placing mechanical strain on wires.
Loose conduit fittings allowed moisture to penetrate the pump housing.
Ground bond missing from the pump.
Out with the old...in with the new!
The new collectors were installed, anchoring to the roof trusses using aluminum header clamps, with coated stainless steel fastening straps fully securing the panels to the roof.
The refit took two days to complete, some of the existing pipework was still in reasonable shape and was placed back in service, reducing installation costs and limiting land-fill waste disposal.
Switch-box upgraded to weatherproof box complete with safety toggle switch cover.
Conduits secured with straps to provide mechanical protection.
Rewiring the pump with new conductors installed in seal-tight conduit and fittings.
Ground bond installed to pump.
The old panels had seen better days, John also replaced the rooftop pipework which really adds to the neat installation. Geno – Kelowna.
"the automatic controller makes life so simple, the old installation I use to forget to switch the 3-way valve on or off making heating a struggle"