Hey folks! I've been reading this forum for years whenever I get in a bind with my pool, so I wanted to say thanks in advance for having a great forum! I finally came across a question that's not directly answered here though so I had to register and ask.
I recently bought an Intelliflow 3HP pump for my residential pool and a Pentair salt chlorinator. Everything is working great and I'm very happy so far, but I haven't actually messed with the timers yet because we've been getting our pool clean (our old pool pump died last Fall so we never closed the pool properly...so my last few weeks have been fun). Anyway, for the salt chlorinator to work, I need to be at a minimum of 1,250 RPM's, and the readout says I'm achieving that at 168 watts. But what does that number actually mean? It is 168 watts per hour? Per minute? I have read the guide from cover to cover and searched online for hours, but I can't find that answer anywhere.
I'm asking because my pool is 95% ready to go and I want to program it for the greatest possible efficiency. I'm in South Carolina so if it's really a huge cost savings, I'd consider just running it year-round and not even closing it. So if anyone can tell me what the actual Watts display on the screen refers to, I'd be greatly appreciative.