Weighted Energy Factor (WEF) for Pool Pumps: What You Need To Know

The upcoming Department of Energy (DOE) regulations for pool pumps will change the U.S. pool market more so than any other issue in recent memory. All manufacturers, domestic and foreign, must comply with the regulations that go into effect on July 19, 2021. Products made before this date can be sold throughout the channel, and existing inventory does not need to be returned. However, all pumps made after this date must meet the new DOE energy efficiency criteria.

These requirements are based in large part on a new metric named Weighted Energy Factor, often referred to simply as WEF. WEF is the first industry-wide efficiency metric and will make it easier for consumers and pool professionals to evaluate and compare the energy efficiency of pool pumps.

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By: Aqua Magazine

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