Community Pool House - Freeze Protection Heater? - HVAC - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum

Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > HVAC


Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-01-2011, 11:05 AM   #1
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Community pool house - freeze protection heater?

Hello all - just became Operations guy for my subdivision's HOA board. We're in Atlanta, and the question involves our community pool bathroom/pump house. In previous years they've put portable electric heaters in the bathrooms to prevent pipe freezing. But I don't like that approach, for safety concerns.

There's mens/womens bathrooms, each with 2 stalls, and a small pump room. All walled into separate rooms of course. My first thought are wall/ceiling mounted 240V fan heaters, with thermostats set around 36. 3 heaters could be about $250 each.

Suggestions for other cost-effective approaches to the problem? Temps here average 34 during the winter, but there are of course cold snaps so single digits aren't unheard of.



Editingfx is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-01-2011, 02:33 PM   #2
An old Tradesmen
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Somewhere
Posts: 32,961
Rewards Points: 7,288

here, we use electric wall heaters. We get a bit colder then you do.


beenthere is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Weird wiring in house fdmillion Electrical 13 06-14-2013 06:49 PM
Swimming Pool subpanel tedpoppke Electrical 3 08-24-2010 08:59 AM
Please Help my pool is shocking the kids rnemt140 Electrical 105 07-21-2010 07:59 PM
Pool timer on an electric water heater...Yes or no? Gusaroo Plumbing 2 09-01-2008 08:13 AM
Periodic release from (I think) the T&P valve on the water heater alexz Plumbing 3 08-15-2006 10:31 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts


Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.1