The P280 Variable Speed pool and spa pump utilizes a state of the art, permanent magnet brushless 3 speed DC motor which has been developed to dramatically decrease your operating costs. Unlike conventional single speed motors, which work at maximum capacity at all time, the P280 adapts to the task at hand reducing your electricity consumption and saving you money all year round. The P280 is also significantly quieter than conventional pool pumps. So quiet that it can be operated at times simply not feasible for other pumps. This means you can use your pump during off peak electricity times reducing your power bill even further. With the P280 installed you will have the advantage of reduced chlorinator size, increased sanitizer stability and reduced wear and tear on your filtration plus more efficient cleaning of your media filter all to help your pool equipment last longer and reduce the lifetime operating costs of your pool.