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Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. Earns ENERGY STAR® For All Its Multi-Speed Pool Pumps

San Diego - May 13, 2013

Zodiac Pool Systems, Inc. announces its Jandy® Pro Series line of variable-speed and two-speed pool pumps are ENERGY STAR® qualified, signifying they meet or exceed energy-efficiency guidelines. ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that helps businesses and individuals save money and protect the climate through superior energy efficiency. As an ENERGY STAR partner, Zodiac demonstrates its commitment to manufacturing energy efficient pool equipment that help consumers reduce their energy bill and is good for the environment.

Jandy Pro Series' ENERGY STAR-qualified pumps include variable-speed VS-FloPro™ and ePump™, and two-speed Stealth™, FloPro, and PlusHP series pumps, for a total of 18 certified pumps. See below for a complete list of certified pumps. Each pump was rigorously tested and proven by a third party EPA-recognized laboratory. Both variable- and two-speed pump options were submitted for testing, to help pool professionals and consumers find a Jandy Pro Series ENERGY STAR-qualified pump to suit any pool or spa equipment setup...

PENTAIR AQUATIC SYSTEMS ANNOUNCES the First Pumps in the Industry to Receive ENERGY STAR CERTIFICATION-Additional Variable Speed and 2-Speed Models are Undergoing CERTIFICATION Testing

Pentair Aquatic Systems is the first pool pump manufacturer in the industry to receive ENERGY STAR Certification on four of its variable speed/flow pumps-IntelliFlo® Variable Speed Pumps, IntelliFlo® VF pumps, IntelliFlo® VS+SVRS pumps, and IntelliPro® VS+SVRS pumps. Testing is still ongoing on other Pentair variable-speed and two-speed pumps and anticipated to run through the end of March.    

This is very exciting news for the pool industry...and particularly for Pentair who approached ENERGY STAR in 2008 about the energy savings potential of variable-speed pool pumps.

We will immediately begin applying ENERGY STAR labels at the factory on these qualified products. As we receive notification from the testing laboratory of additional Pentair and Sta-Rite pumps passing the Certification process, we will advise you accordingly.

While labels may not be applied to products manufactured and shipped to dealers prior to the testing certification date, you may advise your customers that the above models ARE ENERGY STAR qualified. A list of ENERGY STAR Certified Pumps can be found at It may be a few days before these pumps are posted on the ENERGY STAR website.