SOLAR CONTROL SYSTEM
The smart, easy, efficient way to go solar.
THE RELIABILITY OF FULL DIGITAL
CONTROL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
THE SOLARTOUCH® SOLAR
CONTROL SYSTEM GIVES YOU
• Power center with push-button digital
control panel and backlit LCD readout
• One solar valve
• One motorized valve actuator
• Water and solar temperature sensors
• Built-in diagnostics
• Nocturnal cooling
• Freeze protection
• Integration with IntelliFlo® and
IntelliPro® Variable Speed Pumps,
for maximum efficiency and
AN ECO SELECT® BRAND PRODUCT
The Eco Select brand identifies our
“greenest” and most efficient equipment
choices. The SolarTouch controller can
optimize energy use by only sending filtered
water to the collectors when the sun’s
energy is sufficient for effective heating.
Solar pool heating is a smart investment. valve and sends filtered water to your • LED indicator lights confirm that the
Make the most of it with the smartest, SolarTouch controller is working. Service
most efficient solar controller you can collectors. If temperatures drop, the system indicator LED light indicates when
buy: the SolarTouch controller from Pentair attention is needed.
Aquatic Systems. shuts the valve to keep cold water out of
ADDITIONAL FEATURES INCLUDE:
The SolarTouch controller gives you the your pool. SolarTouch controller technology
precision and reliability of full digital • Pool cleaner pump protection—prevents
control. Just set the digital thermostat brings you these advantages: damage to your pool cleaner pump that
and the SolarTouch controller will monitor can result from air in the solar collectors
the temperature of the pool water and • Digital temperature control assures the at start-up.
solar collectors. Whenever the sun offers most precise, efficient heating possible.
sufficient energy for effective heating, the Temperature control can be set in one • Control of a solar booster pump (not
SolarTouch controller opens a motorized degree increments. included)—for systems that require
extra flow. Activated only when solar
• The solar valve lets collectors drain energy is available.
when not in use, preventing stagnant
water or unsafe heating conditions.
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) seal and
rugged motorized actuator deliver years
of maintenance-free operation.
PUMP UP THE SAVINGS EVEN MORE WITH VARIABLE SPEED TECHNOLOGY.
WHY SAVE LESS WHEN YOU CAN INTELLIFLO AND INTELLIPRO PUMP MAKE THE MOST OF THE
SAVE MORE? ADVANCEMENTS DON’T STOP THERE. SOLARTOUCH CONTROLLER.
If you like the energy and money savings • With the ability to run at lower speeds, An IntelliFlo or IntelliPro pump lets you
of a solar collector, you'll be amazed at you achieve near-silent pump operation— access all the energy-saving power that the
the IntelliFlo and IntelliPro pumps. These about 4 times quieter than most SolarTouch controller has to offer. You can:
pumps have saved more money for pool traditional-style pumps†.
owners than all other variable speed pumps • Maximize solar efficiency by selecting the
combined. Now, today's IntelliFlo and • Software and digital controls for easier exact, manufacturer recommended flow
IntelliPro pumps offer you all these cost- programming. rates to your solar collectors.
• Superior pool filtration for cleaner water, • Control the flow to and from the collector.
• Estimated savings of up to $1,500 each thanks to longer run times at optimized
year on your pool energy costs—up to pump speeds.
90% versus traditional pumps*.
• Totally enclosed fan-cooled (TEFC) motor
• Ultra-efficient permanent magnet motors, design for long life and quiet operation.
as used in advanced hybrid cars.
• Built-in diagnostics safeguard the pump
• Precise matching of motor speed to for longer service life.
your pool’s needs. 8 programmable speed
settings and built-in timer for maximum
efficiency and savings.
*Savings based on variable speed pump compared to a single-speed pump running 12 hours per day at an average of $0.16 per kWh in a 20,000
gallon pool. Actual savings vary based on local utility rates, pool size, pump run time, pump horsepower, pump rpm, plumbing size and length,
pump model, service factor and other hydraulic factors.
†Compared to noise level of typical 1.5 hp single-speed pump.
ENERGY STAR® Certified IntelliFlo and IntelliPro pumps from Pentair meet strict energy efficiency criteria set
by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy. These pumps save money,
reduce energy use and protect the environment.
SOLAR CONTROL SYSTEM
SMARTER DESIGN DELIVERS SMARTER RESULTS. • LCD display gives sharp, clear readings of water and solar
The SolarTouch Solar Control System offers you digital precision
no other pool solar controller can match—so you enjoy unparalleled • Motorized valve actuator—built to last with sturdy steel gears, a
efficiency and unbeatable ease of use. highly efficient low-voltage motor, service switch for flow direction
• Digital touch controls eliminate the imprecise settings and moving and a weatherproof composite enclosure.
parts of mechanical dials. • Automatic nocturnal cooling and recirculation freeze protection,
• Digital calibration of water and solar temperature sensors allow with filter-pump timer override.
more precise monitoring. • 3-year limited warranty—backed by the industry leader.
• Power Center/Control Panel lets you set your pool temperature See warranty for details.
and solar temperature differentials with the touch of a button. A ONE-TWO PUNCH OF SAVINGS
• The solar valve automatically drains the solar collectors when the
With the SolarTouch controller and an IntelliFlo or IntelliPro pump,
pump shuts off. Durable PTFE seal is maintenance-free for years you enjoy both the efficiency of solar heating and the savings of an
of dependable service. energy-smart pump. In fact, your new pump will save you more
• Estimated savings of up to $1,500 on your energy bills when you energy than what’s used by your refrigerator, washer and dishwasher
combine SolarTouch controllers with an IntelliFlo® or IntelliPro® combined. How much can you save?
Variable Speed Pump*.
See the Pool Pump Energy Savings Calculator
AVAILABLE FROM: at www.pentairpool.com/pumpcalc.
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