Pump Sizing & Savings Calculator for Performance+™ System    
    Your System Details    
    Type of solar pool heating system:    
    Number of OKU collector panels:    
    Size of pools surface area:    
    Pump height - from waterline to collectors:    
    Total PVC pipe run from pool to collector and back:**    
    PVC pipe size - from pool to roof:    
    Average depth of pool:    
    Approximated volume of pool water:    
    Compare to Which Industry Standard System?    
    Number of tubes per 160mm strip width:    
    Constrain L/min/m² flow to:    
    (installers typically use 5 L/min/m²)    
    Simulated Results - Compared System Specs    
    Performance+™ System   Equivalent PVC Tube System    
    Select your pump:    
    Collector water flow rate (L/min/m²):§    
    Simulated system flow rate (L/min)    
    Pools daily volume turnover:‡    
    Simulated collector Heat Removal Factor:    
    Reduced collector efficiency due to lower system flow rates:    
    (try not to go below a 10% loss)    
    Pressure drop from pump head height:    
    Pressure drop from pool to collector pipe run:    
    Pressure drop from collector array:    
    Total system pressure drop:    
    Compare Savings: Performance+ vs PVC Tube   .
    Pump wattage saved due to the lower pump power Performance+ system:    
    Extra upfront cost of Performance+ panels vs PVC tube system:    
    Over a 35 year period    
    Total electricity cost for Performance+ system:¥    
    Total electricity cost for PVC tube system:    
    Balance elecricity savings over 35 years:    
    Balance total savings after the extra cost of the Performance+ panels and a 15 year replacement PVC system is factored in:    
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