Can't make up my mind...
In Kansas City we have a 18' X 36' inground with deep end (approx. 25,000 gallons). Our pool equipment is in the garage. Originally we were looking at a Heat Cool Pump, but we'd have to run lines out of the garage which would put the unit on our back patio (not ideal), unless there's a model that can be indoors that I'm not aware of. I like the operation costs of a heat pump and don't mind paying more upfront cost for the unit. On the other hand I'd like to keep all the equipment in the garage. We have a gas line right next to the pool pump for the heater in the garage, so installing a natural gas heater would be easily done. A bit worried about the operational costs though.
The Raypak 8350ti Heat Cool Pump was what I was looking at if we went the outside route (noise would be an issue if we have it on the back patio. Who makes the quietest unit?). And the Hayward H250FD was recommended by someone for a gas heater. Haven't looked into electric heaters because of the operational costs.
Never had a heat pool and we are all excited to get something installed. Anyone with recommendations and info is greatly appreciated.
Thanks for the help.