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2 Port and 3 Port Valves: A Guide for Pool and Spa Owners Swimming pools and spas require proper components to function properly. One such component is the valve, responsible for controlling the flow of water. In this guide, we’ll discuss two types of valves: 2-port and 3-port valves. 2 Port Valves: Simple solution for […]

How much money can Solar power heating save you?

Most of us are familiar with the savings that traditional photovoltaic panels can generate for their owners since they are producing electricity for the home. However, producing electricity isn’t the only way that solar panels can bring savings into a home. Solar panels can be used in a number of ways, and one of the […]

Pool Heater Options: Why Solar Pool Heating?

Pools are a great way to relax and unwind. To ensure as many days of enjoyment as possible, a robust pool heater is a must. Of all the pool heater options, solar is a great choice if you’re looking to get more days in the water without the added stress of high monthly bills. One […]

Maintenance Tips for Your Solar Pool Heating

A swimming pool can provide year-round fun and relaxation; however, it can also be quite expensive to heat and maintain, often diminishing many of the benefits of having a pool or spa. Expense is one of the top reasons people switch to solar pool heating. While it is an initial investment, once the solar panels […]

Different Types of Solar Panels: Pros and Cons

Have you ever looked on a roof of a building or home and seen solar panels and then wondered how they work? Are they just there as a source of heat to make water hot, or do they somehow convert the rays of the sun into energy? With increased awareness of the problems of many […]

How CMI's Venturi Jets Are Different

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think about a spa tub? Chances are it is not the lights or what kind of sterilizing agent is used. As soon as you enter the tub we all do the same thing – turn on the jets. We know that as soon as […]

Life Spans of Heat, Gas, and Solar Pool Heaters? Which One Lasts the Longest?

As a pool owner, you want to find the most cost-effective and energy-efficient heater out there. There are three types of pool heaters available, each with its own pros and cons. Here’s how they compare. Gas Pool Heater Gas heaters burn either natural gas or propane using a combustion chamber containing copper coils. Water is […]

Solar Pool Heating and Roof Orientation

Many people today are turning to solar power as an alternative source of energy. The typical electrical energy that is most commonly used in homes are expensive, non-renewable, and cause pollution. Utilizing the natural energy source of the sun eliminates these issues and is why many people are turning to solar power. One misconception about […]

What Our Customers Are Saying:
  • Our pool heater is 17 years old and broken. Instead of replacing it with a regular gas heater, we went solar. For only a few dollars more, my original pool builder came out and installed Thermocraft Solar Panels by CMI, and now we are making our money back by not having to pay heating bills anymore! We were paying over $300/ month with the gas heater! I also feel great about "going green" and helping the environment.