Search results

  1. A

    Hayward automation cost

    I'm getting really confused here. PB quoted Hayward equipment (Tri-star VS 950 pump, AquaRite T Cell 940, Swim clear Multi 425 filter, Hayward 400,000 BTU heater, 4 pool lights). When I asked about additional cost for automation, I was quoted $3K for Omnihub. Do I need different pump and SWG...
  2. A

    Huge cost difference Hayward / Pentair

    I received a quote from a pool builder for an IG fiberglass pool with Hayward equipment. I asked for a revised quote with Pentair equipment (the PB works with both), and it came out $8K more expensive (?!). The reason I prefer Pentair pump is because it can be installed 10 ft above the water...
  3. A

    Fiberglass IG pool on sloped yard

    I'm talking to a PB about installing an inground 40*16 pool in my seriously sloped backyard. It involves raising the yard by a few feet. The shallow part is currently above ground and the deep end is just 2.5 ft into the soil. This is before we fill the yard. This all means that we'll bring...
  4. A

    Hayward automation, SWG + autocover

    I read somewhere here that it's possible to connect the rotatory encoder sensor of a Cover Star auto cover to the pentair Intellicenter, for the purpose of automatically reducing chemicals from the SWG when the cover is closed. Is the same setup possible with Hayward's automation systems? Which...
  5. A

    Hayward pump 8-9 feet above water line?

    I'm going to install an in ground pool in the backyard in the fall. The yard has a slope and I'm likely going to place the equipment close to the back of the house. That area is about 8-9 feet ABOVE the pool water line. Any problems with placing a Hayward 950VSP or 3206VSP pump at that level...