Solar Heated Pools
Solar collectors for your pool heating don't have to be an eyesore. Water
pipes are buried in a dark colored concrete sidewalk. As the pool pump is
running to clean your pool, some of the pool water is diverted through the
pipes. The hot sidewalk is cooled as the pool water becomes warmer.
Automatic controllers regulate how warm the water will get.
The tennis court next to this pool is a large solar collector. Coils
of pipe were laid under the court surface. The tennis court is
cooled as the pool warms up. Temperature sensors and automatic
valves control when to transfer the water towards or away from the
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