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T135 TropiCal Heat Pump Pool Heater with Titanium Heat Exchanger for Above-ground or small inground pools. 132,000 BTUs
   Model: T135
T135 TropiCal Heat Pump Pool Heater with Titanium Heat Exchanger for Above-ground or small inground pools. 132,000 BTUs
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    AquaCal-Tropical Heat Pump Pool Heater

     T135 TropiCal Heat Pump Pool Heater made by AquaCal 

    132,000 BTUs

    The TropiCal is an economy heat pump designed to fit any budget. It is perfect for above-ground pools and small in-ground pools with eco-friendly refrigerant!

    Function: Warms pool to 80-90° plus extends season

    Benefits: Maximizes your swimming pleasure!


    Product Features:
    Optimum heat output in a small footprint
    Large surface and corrosion resistant evaporator
    Vinyl coated fan grill
    Microprocessor controlled automatic defrost allows operation down
       to the mid to lower 40s
    High performance titanium heat exchanger (patented ThermoLink
       heat exchanger in the T115 and T135 models)

    Product Applications:
    Above-ground pools and small inground pools

    Product Specifications:

    TropiCal Heat Pump T135
    80/80/80* 141,000
    80/80/63** 132,000
    80/50/63** 93,000
    Coefficient of Performance
    80/80/80* 6.0
    80/80/63** 5.8
    80/50/63** 4.0
    Refrigerant R410A
    Heat Exchanger ThermoLink
    KW Input 6.4
    Voltage/Hz/Phase 208-230/60/1
    Minimum Circuit Ampacity 50
    Maximum Fuse Size 60
    Water Flow
    Minimum/Maximum (gpm) 30/70
    Physical Weight (lbs) 345
    Shipping Weight (lbs) 355
    Size (LxWxH) 37"x28"42"
    Decibels (dB) 65

    * ratings outside the scope of the ARI standard 1160 water temp/ambient air/relative humidity
    ** rated in accordance with ARI standard 1160 water temp/ambient air/relative humidity


    download pdf AquaCal Tropical Owner's Manual
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    download pdf AquaCal Tropical Specifications
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    download pdf Tropical Warranty
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    Heat Pump Sizing:

    Heater Pool Gal 10° rise 15° rise 20° rise 25-30°
    T55 5,000
    T75 7,500      
    T90 8, 750


    T135 12,000  

    Sizing chart based on 60ºF average air temperature. Larger pools can be accommodated with solar pool blankets

    Product Manufacturer:
    AquaCal Heat Pumps

    TropiCal – manufactured by AquaCal, offers complete dependability of operation.

    With more than 50,000 units sold, AquaCal's versatile TropiCal model is one of the best heat pump values available today. The reliability of this model is proven year in and year out. TropiCal combines compact cabinet design and electronic control and monitoring for a true heat pump value.

    One of Energy SuperMarket’s top selling brands, TropiCal earns a solid 5 star rating in our Consumer Value guide!

    TropiCal units are backed by a robust factory warranty.

    The Energy SuperMarket offers the lowest on-line factory direct pricing available! Guaranteed.

    AquaCal – the world’s largest manufacturer of heat pumps; Dedicated to quality since 1981, they have more pool and spa heat pumps installed that any other manufacturer in the world. Every unit is 100% tested before it leaves the factory!

    TropiCal units require little to no maintenance, and typically last 10 to 12 years.


    NOTE: Supplementing a heat pump with a pool cover greatly enhances
    its performance, plus reduces energy costs up to 70 percent - saving
    hundreds of dollars per year in heating costs!

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  Proper sizing of a unit's performance
    attributes is critical to assure total customer satisfaction.

    For a precise sizing of unit output that accurately matches or exceeds
    performance requirements, please consult a customer service agent
    to request a computerized sizing analysis.


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    Use a Hef-T-Pad as a support base for your
    outdoor heat pump.  Free shipping when
    purchased with heat pump.


    IMPORTANT NOTE: The average skilled handy person can easily
    manage a basic unit change-out or new installation. 

    For installations which require new electrical service, hiring an electrical contractor is recommended.

    Note: All heat pumps are shipped directly from the factory and are
    non-returnable – all sales are final.

    Delivery Information: Heat pumps are packaged and shipped to fulfill each customer’s specific requirements. Please allow 2 to 7 business days for orders to be processed and the unit to be boxed and secured to a shipping pallet, plus standard transportation delivery time.

    IMPORTANT Delivery Note:
    Delivery truck driver will require handling assistance to be provided by purchaser when unloading unit from truck. Liftgate service available at an additional fee.

    Note: All product performance tests and claims are that of the manufacturer, not The Energy Supermarket.


    Our Star Rating system is the direct result of experience with well over 4000 actual units in the field in the homes of our customers.

    The criteria are:

    Quality of Materials and Workmanship
    Reliability and frequency of repairs
    Factory response to service or warranty issues
    Strength of the warranty
    Customer satisfaction
    Efficiency [verifiable rating certification by industry accepted test
    Certified COP and output ratings

    Companies that have their products tested by credible industry accepted
    third parties receive the highest marks. Companies that publish high efficiency numbers but do not meet our standard of excellence will receive lower star ratings. When a product has a low rating, ask your representative why this low rating has been given.

    Processing and Delivery Information: Please allow Processing Time as stated above for your order, plus standard transportation delivery time. Orders placed after 2PM EST may not begin processing until the next business day. Please call for Rush Processing and/or Rush Shipping options.

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