Heat Pumps for Swimming Pools: The Low Carbon Route to Warm Water

heat pumps for swimming pools have been used to heat this pool
(Image credit: Simon Maxwell)

Did you know you can use heat pumps for swimming pools? A swimming pool can potentially be heated by any heating appliance, but a heat pump can be a very efficient and low carbon method of heating the pool water.

While standard heat pumps can be used for swimming pools, there's also an option of efficient, less expensive heat pumps specifically designed for pools that you may also be able to take advantage of. 

David Hilton

David is a renewables and ventilation installer, with over 35 years experience, and is a long-standing contributor to Homebuilding and Renovating magazine. He is a member of the Gas Safe Register, has a Masters degree in Sustainable Architecture, and is an authority in sustainable building and energy efficiency, with extensive knowledge in building fabrics, heat recovery ventilation, renewables, and also conventional heating systems. He is also a speaker at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show. 

Passionate about healthy, efficient homes, he is director of Heat and Energy Ltd. He works with architects, builders, self builders and renovators, and designs and project manages the installation of ventilation and heating systems to achieve the most energy efficient and cost effective outcome for every home.