Pentair is an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

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Pentair has received the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for the eighth consecutive year! As an industry leader in pool and spa pumps, Pentair has once again been recognized with this honor for continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Pentair is committed to delivering smart, sustainable water solutions, including innovative pool pumps that have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR classification.


The EPA’s ENERGY STAR program helps identify and promote energy efficient products nationwide and awards its widely recognized ENERGY STAR certification to products that meet specific criteria. The EPA’s website offers savings tips, factsheets, product reviews and more. You can also search and compare certified products using the Product Finder tool.

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Why choose A Pentair ENERGY STAR certified pool pump? 

According to the EPA, a pool pump is a home’s second-largest energy user. With an estimated 8.5 million residential pools and 200,000 new ones being built annually, that’s a lot of energy…and opportunity for savings. Since 2005, Pentair’s ENERGY STAR pool pumps have helped U.S. consumers save $3.0 billion in operating costs,* which translates into 27 billion kilowatt hours of energy saved. The kilowatt hour energy savings helped prevent the release of more than 19.1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, which is the equivalent of greenhouse gas emissions from 4.1 million passenger vehicles driven for one year.**

Do ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps meet the new U.S. Department of Energy standards? 

Starting July 19, 2021, self-priming filtration pool pumps must meet the U.S. Department of Energy’s new energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool pumps. Pool pumps rated <2.5 hydraulic horsepower (HHP) are required to meet new energy conservation standards for dedicated-purpose pool pumps.

Most pool pumps must meet the Department of Energy’s Dedicated Purpose Pool Pump minimum efficiency standards. ENERGY STAR standards are much higher and only the highest efficiency pumps can meet this requirement. Therefore, any pump that is certified to ENERGY STAR, meets and exceeds the Department of Energy minimum efficiency standard.

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Why Pentair ENERGY STAR certified pool pumps?

When looking for a new pool pump, it’s important to consider energy savings. ENERGY STAR® certified pool pumps, like the Pentair IntelliFlo® VSF Variable Speed and Flow Pump, save energy by adjusting the speed or flow rate for the task at hand. It is the first pump to combine speed AND flow control. This technology provides you with the ultimate system performance, crystal clear water and the highest energy savings available. In addition to ENERGY STAR-rated pool pumps, Pentair offers other smart, sustainable, energy-saving solutions, including automation systems, heaters and lighting products.


In addition to energy savings, you can save money with public utility rebates and Pentair pool pump rebates.

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Public Utility Rebates

Select utility companies are offering rebates for the purchase of an IntelliFlo®, IntelliPro®, SuperFlo® VST and SuperMax® VS Variable Speed Pump. It is important to remember that rebate amounts, program dates and eligibility requirements are subject to change by the utility company without notice. Browse the list to find a utility rebate near you.

Pool Pump Rebates

In addition to annual savings from a variable speed pool pump and the potential rebate from your utility company, Pentair offers seasonal rebates on select ENERGY STAR certified models starting April 1. Learn more about how you can save up to $100 on your next qualifying Pentair pool pump purchase!

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See how much you can save in utility costs by switching to one of our IntelliFlo® Pool Pumps by using our Residential Pool Pump Energy Savings Calculator. Pool owners can save up to 90%** by making the switch! 

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