Zodiac Pool Systems Inc Introduces New Energy Efficient Variable Speed Pump

Easy to install VS FloPro™ Pump enables utility savings up to $1300 per year

SAN DIEGO – Aug. 15, 2011 – Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. today announced the launch of its new VS FloPro™ Variable-Speed Pump under the Jandy® Pro Series by Zodiac® brand name. The VS FloPro is highly energy efficient; it has the potential to save pool owners up to 90% on energy costs, saving up to $1300 per year, based on energy rates. This is the first product Zodiac has introduced under the new Jandy Pro Series by Zodiac brand, demonstrating its commitment to the premium nature of the brand and investment in pool equipment designed for the discerning professional user.

The Jandy Pro Series VS FloPro Variable-Speed Pump provides simple drop-in installation for replacement of existing pumps, such as the Hayward® Super Pump® or the Pentair® WhisperFlo® or SuperFlo® pumps. With its innovative adjustable base, no plumbing adjustments are required. Included with the VS FloPro is a digital controller that can be installed up to 200 ft. from the pump, allowing it to be mounted at the equipment pad or in the home.

Top features include:

  • Energy-efficient permanent magnet, totally enclosed fan cooled (TEFC), motor for maximum performance, durability, and energy savings
  • 8-speed digital controller with two timed speeds included
  • Adjustable bases included, allowing for easy drop-in replacement of existing pumps
  • Ergonomic cam-lock lid and large drain plugs for easy servicing

Changing the pool pump from a single-speed pump to a variable-speed pump will save considerably on power bills. The VS FloPro Variable-Speed pump has the ability to run at very low flow rates, which reduces energy consumption. With simple “set it and forget it” programming, pool professionals and pool owners can set custom flow rates to suit various needs, such as water feature, spa, or cleaner operation.

Steve Gutai, Zodiac’s director of product management, hydraulics and heating systems, said, "Our new Jandy Pro Series products demonstrate our commitment to professionals, and this pump is a great product to introduce the exciting new brand. With its innovative features, the VS FloPro satisfies the needs of both pros and pool owners alike. As a compact pump that’s easy to install, it’s a great retrofit solution, and that’s important as demand for multi-speed pumps increases due to efficiency requirements."

The VS FloPro complies with the California Energy Commission (CEC) Title 20 Appliance Efficiency Regulations, which mandates the use of energy efficient equipment, a measure that is being adopted in other states throughout the nation. In some regions, utility companies offer rebates on variable speed pumps. Check with your local utilities company for availability. To calculate any pool’s savings, see http://www.zodiacpoolsystems.com/Innovation/Energy-Efficiency/Pool-Pump-Savings.aspx

About Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.
Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc., a subsidiary of Zodiac Marine & Pool, S.A.S., is a global leader in swimming pool and spa products and services. The company’s comprehensive product lines are marketed under the leading brand names of Zodiac®, Polaris®, Jandy®, Baracuda®, Nature2®, and Cover-Pools®. Zodiac is the leading provider of premium, innovative pool and spa products and is committed to designing and producing the most energy efficient, earth-friendly pool products and systems available.

To learn more about Zodiac, visit www.zodiacpoolsystems.com or call 800-822-7933.

Beth Walsh
Clearpoint Agency for Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc.


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