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Gas and Electric Hot Tubs

Gas & Electric Hot Tubs are LOADED
with CONVENIENCE FEATURES!

  • 4 JETS give you an invigorating water-massage for the ultimate in relaxation.
  • Full Spectrum Ionizer! Ionizer has copper, silver and zinc anodes. Greatly reduces chemical use by creating natural sanitizing mineral ions.
  • NEW! Control your hot tub with your smartphone from anywhere. All Power Paks™ are WiFi eanbled. Optional WiFi receiver and smartphone app are all you need.

Gas - Electric Hot Tub

The ultimate in beauty & convenience

Gas and Electric Systems Overview

Gas & Electric Heating for Every Need and Every Budget

We offer three great, but different, control systems for gas or electric heating. They are the Simple Soaker™, Spa Pak™ and Power Pak™. Each can be used with either gas or electric heat.

  • The Simple Soaker™ is an electro-mechanical system designed for those who want a simple reliable soaking hot tub with no jets.
  • The Power Pak™ is the only system on the market that is UL listed as a unit. It is a digital system that uses the electronics of Balboa's newest BP 501 control system integrated in a weather proof unit. It is designed for those who want the best in digital control systems in a weather proof design and UL listed as a complete equipment skid.
  • The Spa Pak™ is a digital system with the same electronics and capabilites found in the Power Pak™. The control unit is the BP 501 with 5.5kW heating element. However, like all generic spa heating/control units designed to be underneath the skirt of a spa, it is not weather proof. And, unlike the Power Pak™, the Spa Pak™ is not UL listed as a unitized equipment skid.

The Spa Pak™ can be a great money saver compared to the Power Pak™ for those who want digital controls. It uses the same Balboa BP 501 digital control system as the Power Pak™. There are differences between the two products though. The differences between the Spa Pak™ and the Power Pak™ are:

  • Spa Paks™ are not weather proof
  • Spa Paks do not come with the copper, silver and zinc ionizer as standard equipment
  • Spa Paks™ are not UL listed as a complete unit as are the Power Paks™
You can save up to $1,600 if you are building your own equipment enclosure, do not want the full spectrum ionizer and do not need a UL listing for the equipment skid. We also sell our own custom cedar enclosures for $525 and $625, so you can still save about $1,000 even if you don't build your own enclosure.

It is important to check your local codes before making a decision as many localities now require that pool and hot tub equipment skids be UL listed as a complete unit to meed local codes. If that isn't a requirement, the Spa Pak™ can be a great choice.

Images of each of the systems are shown below.  Complete detail descriptions of each system can be seen by clicking on the respective images.

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While all 3 control systems can be configured to have jets or not on request, the Simple Soaker™ is not designed to be a jetted system and the Power Pak™ is almost always used with a jetted tub. Each of the 3 systems comes with enough flex hose to site the equipment up to 20 feet away from the tub. Longer distances may require different pump sizing. The gas heaters are always a separate component and are not mounted on the equipment skid.

Each system uses the best name brand components available. Cheaper does not mean less quality, just less features. We place an extremely high value on customer satisfaction and spec our equipment accordingly. Equipment service calls are inevitable, but we choose the equipment to minimize them. Using quality name brand components helps ensure local tech services will be familiar with them should service be needed.

There is one important distinction between the Power Pak™ and almost all other equipment systems on the market, including the other two we offer. In addition to the individual components being UL listed, the Power Pak™ is UL listed as a complete unit.

Many localities now require that hot tub and pool heating/control systems be UL listed as a single unit. If you are planning on pulling a permit for your hot tub installation you should check your local codes before making an equipment decision.

Spa Pak™ and Power Pak™ Cedar Hot Tub Packages

The Spa Pak™ and Power Pak™ equipment packages have different configurations and equipment as standard configurations, as discussed above. Both, however, come complete with the following equipment:

  • Western Red Cedar hot tub (clear, all heart wood) with stainless steel hoops standard
  • Staggered height full circle bench seating. Staggered height benches allow everyone to sit at their preferred depth. The high bench provides easy access to and from the tub.
  • Locking insulating vinyl covered foam cover, your choice of colors
  • All plumbing and parts for your hydrotherapy jet system including 4 jets, 2 suction fittings and 4 individual air controls, one for each hydrotherapy jet. Includes enough flex house to locate equipment skid up to 20' away from the tub.
  • Chemical test kit with test strips for water maintenance
  • And last, but not least, our “world famous” rubber ducky to make your tubbing experience complete!

Stainless steel hoops are standard on all gas and electric heated cedar hot tubs. Interested in adding adding a WiFi receiver or larger size heater? Power Pak™ option information and prices are below the gas/electric system prices. The insulating vinyl covers are available in a wide selection of colors.

Gas and Electric Tub Packages
(Call for pricing on other sizes or custom)

5.5-11kW Spa Pak
Spa Pak™ Electric Heat Systems
5.5 kW Standard - 11kW add $350
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4 x 3 $  4,545 $  3,995 $   550
4 x 4 $  4,945 $  4,395 $   550
5 x 3 $  5,485 $  4,895 $   590
5 x 4 $  5,885 $  5,095 $   790
6 x 3 $  6,110 $  5,295 $   815
6 x 4 $  6,610 $  5,495 $1,115
7 x 3 $  6,760 $  5,695 $1,065
7 x 4 $  7,360 $  6,095 $1,265
8 x 3 $  8,610 $  7,195 $1,415
8 x 4 $  9,510 $  7,795 $1,715
Power Pak™ Electric Heat Systems
Your choice of 5.5 or 11kW
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4 x 3 $  6,765 $5,495 $1,270
4 x 4 $  7,165 $5,795 $1,370
5 x 3 $  7,705 $6,395 $1,310
5 x 4 $  8,105 $6,695 $1,410
6 x 3 $  8,330 $6,795 $1,535
6 x 4 $  8,830 $7,195 $1,635
7 x 3 $  8,980 $7,295 $1,685
7 x 4 $  9,580 $7,695 $1,885
8 x 3 $10,830 $8,795 $2,035
8 x 4 $11,730 $9,295 $2,435
Tubs with all vertical grain available for a 5% (of base tub only price) additional charge. For a system with no jets, deduct $250. For black iron hoops deduct $200-300 depending on size.
5.5-11kW Spa Pak
Spa Pak™ Gas Heat Systems
125,000 BTU Heater Standard
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4 x 3 $  6,345 $  5,595 $   750
4 x 4 $  6,745 $  5,895 $   850
5 x 3 $  7,285 $  6,395 $   890
5 x 4 $  7,685 $  6,595 $1,090
6 x 3 $  7,910 $  6,795 $1,115
6 x 4 $  8,410 $  6,995 $1,415
7 x 3 $  8,560 $  7,295 $1,265
7 x 4 $ 9,160 $  7,495 $1,665
8 x 3 $10,410 $  8,595 $1,815
8 x 4 $11,310 $  9,095 $2,215
Power Pak™ Electric Gas System
125,000 BTU Heater Standard
Tub Size Price Now
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4 x 3 $  7,765 $  6,895 $   870
4 x 4 $  8,165 $  7,195 $   970
5 x 3 $  8,705 $  7,595 $1,110
5 x 4 $  9,105 $  7,895 $1,210
6 x 3 $  9,330 $  7,995 $1,335
6 x 4 $  9,830 $  8,295 $1,535
7 x 3 $  9,980 $  8,495 $1,485
7 x 4 $10,580 $  8,895 $1,685
8 x 3 $11,830 $10,095 $1,735
8 x 4 $12,730 $10,595 $2,135
Tubs with all vertical grain available for a 5% (of base tub only price) additional charge. For a system with no jets, deduct $250. For black iron hoops deduct $200-300 depending on size.
Simple Soaking Hot Tubs

Want a tub with no jets, just for soaking?

Take a look at our Simple Soaker™ page.

We've designed our Simple Soaker tubs to provide the luxury of tubbing with the convenience of gas or electric heat at a great price point.

Prices start from $3,495

Accessories & Options For Gas & Electric Heated Tubs

Heaters - upgrade (not unit) prices
All 200k BTU and larger heaters incorporate advanced low emission technology and require high flow rate pumps. Pump specs can vary depending on configuration. Call for pump pricing.
Unit Item # Upgrade Price
Larger heaters for faster more efficient heating
Pentair 200k BTU electronic ignition Nat Gas APNG20 $ 1,200.00
Pentair 300k BTU electronic ignition Nat Gas APNG30 $ 1,600.00
Pentair 400k BTU electronic ignition Nat Gas APNG40 $ 1,950.00
Pentair 200k BTU electronic ignition LP APLP20 $ 1,200.00
Pentair 300k BTU electronic ignition LP APLP30 $ 1,600.00
Pentair 400k BTU electronic ignition LP APLP40 $ 1,950.00
WiFi Receiver
Now On Sale - $200 OFF
Unit SKU Price
WiFi Receiver - Now Only $175
Control your tub from anywhere with your smartphone and Balboa app
WFMK $   175.00

Insulating cover color selections

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