Thank you for writing. It depends on the size of your pool and what months you want to use the heater. I will say that the AE 2000 is a great heater from a great company. Things that I like in pool heaters companies: 1: Customer Service 2: Reliable heaters 3: Large companies that have been around for over 20 years, 4: long warranties and reasonable prices. That company and that heater qualifies.
Also, we have this testimonial page that show a few Jandys. Some of this testimonials have pictures.
I hope this helps.
Marcus Miller, President
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