There is a large variety of pumps these days. The biggest thing to hit the market is the variable speed pump. The variable speed pump can save you a lot of money just it running at the same speed as the older style pumps you have a 20% savings. When lowering the speed down but keeping it fast enough to run the equipment on your pool like heaters and salt systems you can see as much as a 50%-60% or more in savings.
Single speed pumps
Variable speed pumps
Pumps that can Save Your Life
Variable speed pump with an integrated Safety Vacuum Release System (SVRS) that helps prevent suction entrapment. The pump will shut off if it senses something or someone trapped or clogging the main drain, skimmer, or vacuum line.