Asked by: Guarda Kempinskhome and garden indoor environmental quality
How much dry ice does it take to cool a pool?
In this way, how much ice does it take to cool a pool?
Taking both steps together, one pound of icewillabsorb about 48,000 calories in the process of becoming80°pool water. So to lower the temperature of a 20,000gallonpool of 90 degree water by 10 degrees, you would needabout8,750 pounds of ice.
Similarly, it is asked, how much does dry ice cost?
The price of dry ice ranges anywherefrom$1.00 to $3.00 per pound. Though prices vary based onamountand location, it generally tends to be cheap.
Ice—Ice can also cool apool,but it is really not a practical method of coolingpoolwater—as it takes an excessive amount of iceand thechange is only temporary. According to an article in theWallStreet Journal, it would take 8,750 pounds of icetolower the water temperature of a 20,000 gallon pool by10degrees.