LOL! The heater only puts out 220 BTU when running in gas and heat pump mode. But the shear size of the heater is crazy--it weighs 450 pounds.Greg Im fairly certain the heater is large enough to just go ahead and run an extra line to my pool for heating as well
I hope the heater works well. I have reasonable electric rates and lots of solar panels on my house.I envy the areas with reasonable electrical rates to allow a heat pump.
Yours is the best of both worlds... Curious to see how you like it.
The weather has been a real problem! However, I have been slowly working on the pool--just not posting as much. I will try to post some updates soon.Great progress. The Austin weather has definitely not helped you out this winter. That heater makes my Raypak look small I'm sure you thought of this, but another options for controlling the outdoor lights is to wire the transformer into the Intellicenter. Good move on catching the plumbing issue now, although I'm sure the dig must have sucked. I had to dig up my pipes during the build, they were also buried in screened roadbase, but not very deep. I had to use a pick ax because once it settles...it settles.
Have you looked into cable railing yet? I'm planning to put some up when it warms up. It's more expensive than I thought as I'd like to use aluminum posts to avoid rust. It also requires a post every 3-4'.
I’m planning to install the cable railing myself. I’ve installed wrought iron before and am comfortable drilling/anchoring posts into concrete...I rent a Hilti and it goes thru it like butter. If you find any local suppliers for posts, etc. I’d be interested in what you find.I have not priced the cable railing. I will measure in the next week, or so, and get quotes. I will install the railing myself to save money. But, I plan on using 316 stainless, which is crazy expensive.
Are you getting quotes installed or do you plan to install the railing yourself?