How to Save Money on Pool Pump Running Costs

Reduce those Electricity Bills!

Owning a pool does come with its costs and your pool pump in some cases be costly to run.

Struggling to find those secret hints and tips to learn how to save money on your pool running costs? Well, there’s no secret to it! The best thing you can do is start saving on those energy bills. With an energy saving pool pump, you can save between $700 and $1,200 every year in operating costs.


Let us introduce you to the Astral Viron P320XT Variable Speed Pumps

  • The Viron P320XT Variable Speed Pump comes in two sizes the 320XT and the 520XT so it can suit any pool size demand or situation.
  • Reduces your carbon emissions.
  • High performance overdrive mode and fast priming programs
  • Whisper quiet
  • Gives your pump and equipment life longer durability.
  • Save every year in operating costs

These amazing pumps are amazingly efficient, which means more money back in your pocket through lower pool operating costs. Yet they can also deliver incredible flow capacity to adjust to any high pressure or demanding situation.

The added component of a full variable speed controller allows you to tailor the rate of flow to suit your pool size and filtration capacity. Plus, the unique features such as overdrive and fast prime and the full variable speed controller allows you to tailor the flow rate to suit your pool and filtration and unique features such as overdrive and fast prime make the XT the most versatile variable speed pump on the market.

Energy Saving Pool Pump

EFFICIENCY FOR ALL – The challenge for swimming pool filtration design is that for 90% of the time, effective filtration and circulation of the pool water is achieved with a gentle flow rate of 120 to 200 litres a minute. Occasionally however, vacuuming, filter cleaning, and specific applications such as water features, spa jets and in floor cleaning require higher flow rates and pressures. The Viron XT offer speed settings from 600 RPM up to 3600 RPM so that the perfect flow rate can be selected to suit whatever your pump is being used for. Most residential pool filtration is easily handled by the P320XT however, for large pools or demanding applications, the P520XT provides a powerhouse performance.

BUILT FOR THE TOUGHEST CONDITIONS ON EARTH – Your Viron XT Pump is a significant investment. Each individual component is carefully designed and selected for maximum life span in the tough Aussie climate. 316 stainless steel hardware, robust engineering plastics and high quality silicone seals create a pump that lasts. Even the motor and sophisticated electronics are carefully designed and manufactured to be easily serviced and repaired.

The purchase costs of an energy saving pump are higher than a standard single speed pump due to the technology behind the pump but will save you money over time.

If you are interested in seeing the savings yourself our Franchisees can carry out and provide you with a Pump energy audit which will show you the savings over time.

Watch this video to learn more about how to save money with this energy efficient pump:


For a free on-site quote, contact us today to speak directly with a local Jim’s Pool Care expert: 131 546