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Course Description

This course provides swimming pool owners and those who sell, install or maintain residential or small commercial swimming pool filtration pumps with information to help them comply with state and federal efficiency regulations. In doing so, participants can potentially save money and energy, and help make our environment a healthier place to live.

The course consists of three modules, each divided into sections that conclude with an opportunity for participants to answer a few questions and check their understanding of the course material.

Module 1: Swimming Pool Energy Savings (this module)
Module 2: Pool Pump Basics
Module 3: Energy Efficient Pool Systems

Course Completion:
  • If you have any questions or comments about this course, or you would like to receive a certificate of completion, please contact us.
  • If you want a certificate of completion for this course, you must:  1) Review at least two of the three modules that compose the course, and  2) Answer the Check Your Understanding questions after each video segment. (You don't need to get them all correct; you just need to give it a try.)
NOTE: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has not adopted standards for replacement pool pump motors. As a result, the Title 20 regulations for replacement pool pump motors remain effective. If you have any questions, please reach out to

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