Expo Issue: Future Forward

10 Most Overlooked Chemical Handling Rules National Swimming Pool Foundation

To avoid catastrophe, do not ignore these most overlooked chemical handling rules.

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The Future of Pool Design is Here, Virtually

Designing in virtual reality will not only impress clients and increase close rates, it will create better backyard environments

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Making the Grade: Answering the Need for Progressive Pool Industry Education

Industry education is evolving with the changing needs of its recipients

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The New Breed

Millennials are coming of traditional age to buy pools and spas, but industry professionals wonder where they are and how they will impact the industry

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Exclusives

Call for Entries: Pool and Spa News New Products 2017 Issue Call for Entries: Pool and Spa News New Products 2017 Issue

Have a new pool or spa product? We want to know.

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How to Draft the Perfect Employee Handbook for Pool Service Companies How to Draft the Perfect Employee Handbook for Pool Service Companies

Employee handbooks establish expectations, protect a company, and set the tone for...

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Rising Stars

Meet the movers and shakers who’ve made a habit of bringing their unique visions to fruition while capturing the eyes and ears of their peers. Meet the rising stars here.

Today's Stories

When Making a Sale, Go Slow

Here's why you should take your time when closing the deal

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Meet Pleatco's 2016 Perfect Pool Gal

Jennifer Del Vaglio talks about how she became a service pro and what it means to her

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Meet Pleatco's 2016 Perfect Pool Guy

Corey Eagles talks about how he became a service pro and what it means to him

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3 Organizations to Help Keep Your Store Safe from Chemical Accidents

There are a variety of safety inspectors out there who can help maximize your...

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10 Most Overlooked Chemical Handling Rules

To avoid catastrophe, do not ignore these most overlooked chemical handling rules.

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The Fed says Visa Violates Debit Card Law

The Federal Reserve recently ruled that Visa is violating the law by using EMV...

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IPSSA Texas Volunteers Rescue Endangered Sea Turtles

Texas members of the Independent Pool & Spa Service Association recently...

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Lonza and ConnectedYard Form Strategic Partnership

Device will fuel chemical sales for pool and spa retailers

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New Evidence Shows Water Exercise Helpful for Stroke Patient Recovery

Research suggests water immersion and exercise may have advantages over land...

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PoolCorp Antitrust Lawsuit: Case Closed -- For Good

As plantiffs opt out of an appeal, the PoolCorp class action ends in the...

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In Memoriam: Don Witte, Entrapment Research Pioneer, Code-Writing Virtuoso 1936-2016

Witte performed entrapment tests decades before the phenomenon became a nationwide...

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In Memoriam: Northeast Spa & Pool Association's Paulette Pitrak 1951-2016

NESPA mourns the loss of its long-time deputy executive director, while...

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With Recreational Weed Legal in Several States, Pool Industry Employers Wonder: Is Reefer Use a Fireable Offense?

Marijuana's legalization sparks concerns about labor laws and recruiting quality...

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Fooling Nature: How to Make Artificial Rock Look Real It’s true that artificial rock is, as the name indicates, manmade. But the appearance shouldn’t give it away. Here, a rock contractor and his crew... Read more

Spa Corner

2016 Master of Design: Concrete

Sonoran Steel
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Sonoran Steel

Earth, air, water and metal combine to create a modern scene that looks perfectly... More

Modern Outlook
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Modern Outlook

Clean lines and well-defined planes perfectly frame the Palm Springs landscape below More

A Butte in Copper
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An impressionist desert tableau highlights Phoenix’s Pinnacle Peak More

Subtle Revolution
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Subtle Revolution

Several light-handed innovations add up to create an overwhelmingly modern but... More

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A rooftop pool adds a subtle glow from above and below More

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