More stories about Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ

  • The ’60s

    The pool industry in the 1960s was like a toddler first learning about the world. It lurched forward on unsteady legs, grasping at everything in its path with a wild rush of energy and enthusiasm.

  • Spa Manufacturer Shuts Its Doors

    Phoenix Spas, known for manufacturing low-cost hot tubs, is winding down its operations after more than 20 years in business

  • Water Therapy

    It’s no surprise that people are stressed out. The economy is tight, the workplace is tense, the daily commute is chaotic, and the demands on your time are unrelenting.

  • Industry Growth Predicted for 2012

    The pool industry’s economic forecast appears to be looking up — or at least leveling off — according to data discussed at PoolCorp’s annual International Sales Conference.

  • Greg Garrett & WhiteGlove

  • Leslie’s Acquires Commercial Business

    As part of an ongoing, aggressive growth strategy, the industry’s largest retailer has added a commercial pool supply and service firm to its portfolio.

  • Arizona Prepares for Pump Law

    Industry groups across Arizona are educating their members about the state’s upcoming pool pump efficiency standards.

  • Shine a Light

    Mike Scalia is helping to outfit the Beardsley aquatics center with one of the largest solar pool heating systems in Arizona.

  • Arizona Passes Pool Energy Standards

    Arizona has a new set of energy standards for the pool and spa industry.

  • Bright Spots

    The key pool market of Phoenix is finally seeing a glimmer of improvement, with builders across the area reporting increases from 12- to 15 percent over last year’s dismal spring.