Is replacing a single speed pump with a variable speed pump worth it if our electrical cost is .07 per kWh? The Pentair website seems to think so but I wanted other opinions.
I currently have a Hayward 2HP super II on a 60sf Hayward D.E. Filter with a suction cleaner and I am contemplating upgrading to an Pentair Intelliflo VS pump to reduce electrical consumption.
I am on a time of use plan with our electric provider and our on peak cost is 19-21 cents per kWh and 7 cents kWh off peak, obviously I run the pump only off peak.
I currently have absolutely no issues keeping the pool clean, the suction cleaner gets it done in an hour or two unless there is a storm. I am currently running the pump 8 hours per 24 hours(this may be too much)