Your swimming pools pump is the heart of you pools filtration equipment, and is also one of the most energy hungry appliances in your house. A 1hp swimming pool pump can cost as much as $ 876.00 per year to operate ( 24 cents/kWhr @ 10 hours per day). An energy efficient variable speed Viron P600 pool pump costs as little as $ 125 per year for the same size pool - saving over $ 750.00 per year in electricity costs and generating virtually no noise.