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Old 05-24-2011, 08:40 PM   #1
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It should be illegal to use pvc on a solar pool heating system, or at least on the roof portion.

Why is it that something that should be against code is the industry standard?
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Old 05-24-2011, 08:48 PM   #2
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Are you saying it is a hack industry?
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Unfortunately, yes.

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Even though the scope of a plumber's license allows us to install solar water and pool heating piping, many plumbers (if not all) leave it to swimming pool or speciality contractors.
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:23 PM   #6
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5:14 to 6:19

This is a panel manufacturer no less.


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What's the harm in using PVC on solar pool systems? Everybody does it, so it can't be wrong, right?
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Yep, no problems here
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i like how they ruined the roof as well, OMG, i would be pissed if that was
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