Pool Pump Operating Costs

Pump Size | GPM (varies with plumbing) | Cost/Hour |
---|---|---|

1.0 HP | 60 | $0.06 |

1.5 HP | 68 |
$0.09 |

2.0 HP | 76 | $0.12 |

3.0 HP | 85 | $0.18 |

## Similarly, can I replace my 1 HP pool pump with a 1.5 HP?

So to answer the question, **yes, you can replace your 1hp pool pump with a 1.5hp pool pump, but only if your situation calls for it**. If you’ve determined that your current pump is too small for your pool, then we’ll suggest replacing it with a larger ECO pump like the Water TechniX Pump Alpha ECO.

Pipe Size | Max GPM |
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4″ |
305 |

## Just so, what size pool pump do I need for a 30 000-gallon pool?

**Pool gallonage x 2 (the recommended number of cycles in a day) ÷ daily hourly run time ÷ 60 (minutes in an hour)**. So, for a 30,000-gallon pool that runs continuously (24-hours), the formula is: 30,000 x 2 ÷ 24 ÷ 60 = 41.6 or rounded up it’s a 42 GPM minimum flow rate.

## How many GPH is my pool pump?

To come up with this flow rate, simply **divide your calculated gallons by eight**. For the Rectangular pool example, the GPH required is 20,250 gallons / 8 hours or 2531 GPH. Most pool pump specifications are expressed in gallons per minute (GPM).

## How do I know what GPM my pool pump is?

Most pool pump specifications are expressed in gallons per minute (GPM). So, to convert from GPH to GPM, **divide your GPH by 60 minutes** – 2531 GPH / 60 = 42.2 GPM.

## What size filter do I need for a 10000 gallon pool?

Filter Size

A helpful rule of thumb is to choose a filter with **at least 1 square foot** per 10,000 gallons pool capacity.

## Can a pool pump be too big?

You might think bigger is better in terms of pump size, but **a pump that is too big can cause serious problems**. In the example above, the pool’s average depth is 8 feet. Now use the formulas below to determine the volume of water in your pool.

## How many gallons per minute does a 3/4 HP pump?

Horsepower: 3/4. Flow: **10 GPM** @ 100′ with 50 PSI discharge pressure.

## Can a pump be too big for a pool?

Sizing the Pump for Your Swimming Pool

You might think bigger is better in terms of pump size, but **a pump that is too big can cause serious problems**. In the example above, the pool’s average depth is 8 feet. Now use the formulas below to determine the volume of water in your pool.

## How many gpm does a 2 HP pool pump?

The maximum flow into the pump will be **73 gallons per minute for each intake line**. The maximum flow into the pump is 42 gallons per minute for each 1.5 inch intake line.

## How much electricity does a 1.5 hp motor use?

Answer: How much electricity is consumed by a 1.5 HP motor if it is working for 20 minutes per day depends on the load. 1.5 hp = 1 kw =0.3 kwh for 20 minutes per day. Thus the energy required per day is = 1.119/3 = **0.373 kWh**.

## What is the flow rate of a 1 HP pool pump?

## What is the flow rate of 1.5 HP pump?

1.5 hp horizontal centrifugal pump has maximum flow **4.9m3/h (21.6 gpm)**, maximum head 29m (95ft) and same diameter of inlet and outlet 25mm (1 inch).

## How many GPH does a 1.5 HP pool pump?

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1.5 HP 8350 GPH 3450 RPM Powerful Above Ground Swimming Pool Pump with Strainer Basket |
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## How much electricity does a 1.5 HP pool pump use per hour?

Calculating Pool Pump Energy Use: Each horsepower uses 746 watts. For a 1.5 hp pool pump, multiply 746 watts by 1.5 hp, for a total of **1,119 watts**. Most utilities charge from 10¢ to 15¢ per kilowatt-hour, and to know kilowatt-hours, multiply watts X hours and divide by 1,000.

## Do pool pumps use a lot of electricity?

One of the most significant consumers of energy in homes with swimming pools are pool pumps, which keep pools clean by circulating water through filters. **Pool pumps can consume 3,000 to over 5,000 kWh per year**.

## How many GPH is a 1.5 HP pool pump?

## What is the flow rate of a Hayward Super pump?

Hayward Super Pump 1.5HP (1.1kw) Single Phase Pump – SP1616XE221 Flow Rate **16m3 hour**. For more than 40 years, the Super Pump has been the benchmark for swimming pool pumps. Versatile, efficient and reliable, it satisfies all the demands you can make on a Hayward Pump.

## What is the flow rate of a 1.5 HP pool pump?

## How much power does a 1.5 HP water pump use?

so, 1.5 hp motor would consume **1100 watts**, inductive load, on the electric system.