Ok, before I have my gas guy run the pipe (25ft) from our house to the pool heater, that is currently sitting right next to the pool..I have been thinking..It's kind of an eye sore to see the pool heater and sand filter sitting right next to the pool, when my house is so close (and on the same level)...could I just put the pool heater and pump unit BEHIND my house, and run the PVC intake and return lines the 25 feet back to the side of the pool?? Then I could bury those underground, AND have a very short run for my gas connection too?
Would there be any issues with my pool pump returning pool water over a 25ft length? Also would there be too much heat loss from the pool water in that length? I could insulate the pipe too I guess.
Just want to get some thoughts on this.