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 Case study Fuldatal, Germany

 The challenge

​The outdoor pool Fuldatal in Germany has been a popular destination for more than 40 years. Although well-liked by its patrons the facility was not a profitable venture in recent years and some cost cutting measures needed to be put in place.

 The task

​Institute a cost cutting measures to ensure the operation of the facility is as
economical as possible. An element of this plan included investment in new
measurement and control systems and variable frequency drives for the four
circulation pump motors used in the facility.

 Benefits of this installation

  • ​Reduction in energy and chemical usage
  • Extended service life of the circulation pumps as function of optimized operation
  • High pool water quality at at all times, even during times of reduced circulation
  • User-friendly operation via intuitive controller menus
  • Illuminated flow cell for quick reference of the controller operation
    from afar
  • Chemical and energy savings features allow for early return on investment
  • Manpower savings due to fewer chemical change outs as a result of lower
    chemical usage


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 The solution

​Wallace & Tiernan® Product specialists have been assisting the pool operators and community officers by supporting the installed gas feed systems for many
years. The existing relationship certainly made the purchase and subsequent
installation of the new variable frequency drives and new pool management
system proceed smoothly in July of 2015.

After the first pool season the responsible pool operator Oliver Schmidt is
well satisfied with the operation of the new systems and is convinced that the facility upgrades were indeed a good investment. He indicated: "We have already saved around 30,000 Euro in energy costs during this first season of operation”.