Rebecca Robledo, senior editor of Pool & Spa News and Aquatics International, is an award-winning trade journalist with more than 20 years of experience developing and producing magazine content meant to help small businesses, their managers, employees and craftsmen improve their work. She specializes in technical, complex or detail-oriented subject matter. Rebecca has reported on the pool and spa industry for more than 20 years, with an emphasis in design and construction, as well as legal and government-regulation issues. For this coverage, she has received numerous awards, including two Neals, considered by many to be the “Pulitzer Prize of Trade Journalism,” from American Business Media. A nearly lifelong resident of Southern California, Rebecca holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Communication with a Journalism emphasis from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
A Southern California plasterer gives back to local service techs with an instructional day.
After its driest year on record, the state is putting the pressure on pool owners and professionals
The group formerly known as Aquatech launched several branding initiatives at its annual conference
One of the two main existing pool and spa model codes is in the review process.
A Masters of Design honoree discusses how his company achieves excellent customer-service
The National Plasterers Council enjoyed increased attendance and vendor participation in its first conference since the departure of its...
The last draft for comment of the Model Aquatic Health Code will be released in March rather than February.
A survey by the American Society of Landscape Architects suggests pools and spas will play an integral role in backyard designs this year.
In making the transition from residential to commercial projects, too many contractors apply old methods
A study commissioned by swimming's governing body evaluates its effectiveness at preventing child sexual abuse
A key indicator for home remodeling bodes well for pool and spa construction this year .
Should pools be considerd a luxury for the poor?
As the industry picks up this year, it’s a good
time to think about which of the Great Recession changes you should keep.
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