Pentair Water Pool and Spa Inc. Case Settles for $112,000

This page last reviewed: November 28, 2017

Pentair Water Pool and Spa Inc. (Pentair) a Cary, North Carolina, based company who manufactures residential pool pumps and pool motors. Pentair sold or offered for sale residential pool pumps and pool motors in California, during the time period of January 1, 2014, through March 31, 2017.

This case was discovered through California Energy Commission (Commission) staff research. The Commission's investigation and testing process identified Pentair manufacturing and offering for sale residential pool pumps and pool motors that failed the design standard.

To settle this matter, Pentair executed a Settlement Agreement with the Commission on November 28, 2017, for $112,000.00. The penalty monies are deposited into the Appliance Enforcement Subaccount established by SB 454 of 2011(Pavley). Pentair has also agreed to a compliance plan that prevents sales of single speed products for use on residential applications in California.