NEW LAW REGARDING FILTER PUMPS FOR POOLS AND SPA”S
As of January 1, 2012, a new energy-efficiency standard for pool pumps goes into effect. If after January 1, 2012, a 1 horsepower or greater pool pump fails, the purchasing option will be limited to two-speed and variable-speed pumps.
Current pool owners with a working, single-speed pool pump will not be affected, the law only applies to the sale and installation of new residential pool pumps and pool pump motors.
Title 44, Chapter 9, Article 19, Section 44-1375 of the Arizona Revised Statutes gives more information on the law regulating pool pumps and can be found by following the links below: