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Pool Heating

VORTEX Solar Pool Heater

Standard Kit - Detailed Description

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Solar Pool Heater - VORTEX 4 x 12 Panels

Vortex Solar Pool Heater is Solar Direct's best swimming pool heater, the superior quality design of VORTEX earns it 5 star plus rating in our Consumer Value guide! Plus, VORTEX systems are
backed by the best factory warranty in the industry!

Vortex Solar Pool Heaters are designed to maximize your swimming pleasure by using solar energy to gently warm your pool by capturing the sun's natural heat. Solar power is a highly efficient, non-polluting alternative energy source that requires zero operating costs. Solar pool heaters perform well worldwide - even in cooler climates, require little to no maintenance, and a Vortex System typically lasts 15 to 20 years.

A properly sized Vortex Solar System will raise your pool's water temperature into the 80 degree range. In addition to warming the water, your swimming season can be extended in cooler climates by as much as 50 percent, plus solar performs year round in warmer climates.


Standard System Kit

Solar Pool Heater VORTEX Panels Standard System Kit
comes with required number of panels, plus all connecting and
mounting hardware necessary for panel installation.

Ideal for replacing existing systems, or add your own plumbing and control components to construct a new system.

Note: Deluxe or Premium models offer more inclusive kits that incorporate plumbing and control components.

Each Standard System Kit includes the required number of Panel Kits,
1 Row Kit, and the required length of Hold-Down Strap [not shown].

VORTEX Panel Kit

Vortex Panel Kit includes the necessary parts required to connect panels together, and mount them onto various roof surfaces types [shingle, wood shake, metal, and tile], or ground rack system.

Mounting directly to the ground requires several additional specialized hardware components [call for information].


Vortex Row Kit includes the necessary parts required to complete the proper functioning of each system.

See Panel and Row Kits Contents

Function: Warms pool to 80-85� plus extends swimming season
Benefits: Maximizes your swimming pleasure!

Product Applications:
. Standard Kit designed to replace existing solar panels
. Project feasible for handy-person using basic hand tools
. Kit intended for both in-ground and above ground pools
. All standard kits suited for residential and commercial
. System panels can mount to roof, ground, or ground rack
. Installs on all roof types: shingle, wood shake, metal, and tile  
. Custom size panels can be special ordered  

. Systems can be installed on multiple or complex roof layouts 
  and be designed to turn a corner onto another roof section 
  Order: Split Kits for above specifications

. Panel rows can be split to circumvent obstacles on roof 
  Order: Split Kits for above specification

. Different size panels can be combined to accommodate  
  various roof shapes 
  Order: Split Kits for above specification 

. Panels can be installed in multiple rows above one other 
  on the same roof or rack mounting system
  Order: Double Row Kits for above specification 

Product Features:

. Do-it-yourself friendly kit; average one day installation
. Easy to read installation manual; step-by-step diagrams
. Includes all necessary components needed for project
. Higher heat than standard operating temperatures of 80-85
  degree range can be achieved by simply adding more panels

. 10-Year Full-Replacement Factory Warranty
. Highly efficient nonpolluting alternative energy source
. Generates free heat - worldwide, even in colder climates!
. Zero operating costs; requires little to no maintenance
. System utilizes existing pool pump to circulate water
. Swimming season extended up to 50% in cool climates
. Effective systems perform year round in warm climates
. System rated to resist hurricane force 120mph wind load

. Proper kit selection supported by customer service agent
. Installation supported by solar engineer tech assistance
. Toll-Free help line and/or online e-mail tech support

Product Specifications:
. VORTEX - highest quality pool heater in the solar industry
. Backed up with best customer warranty offered today
. Panels designed to exceed commercial grade specifications
. Severe-duty construction 30% heavier than industry average
. Highest panel life expectancy; typically lasts 15-20 years
. Combines high flow rates with low system pressure allowing
   maximum transfer of heat while reducing strain on pump

Product Manufacturer:  Pool Heating Distributors


Solar Pool Heating
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