April 15 2011 Table of Contents

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No Longer Master of His Domain Schechner's Sports Stop No Longer Master of His Domain

Remember 1999? Read more

Memphis Builder Passes Away Industry News Memphis Builder Passes Away

John McDaniel, the president/CEO of Memphis Pool, died Feb. 21 of throat cancer. He was 59 Read more

Pool & Spa News Wins Neal Award Industry News Pool & Spa News Wins Neal Award

A feature article in Pool & Spa News has received the Jesse H. Neal Award, often called “the Pulitzer Prize of business media.” Read more

Highest Honors Editor's Note Highest Honors

On April 10, 2011, Read more

About Lifts Design/Construction About Lifts

Last year, the Americans with Disabilities Act was codified to spell out exactly what requirements public pools and spas need to meet in order to become compliant with the law Read morefvuqexdwdvttz

Added Support Design/Construction Added Support

When installing a lift onto a deck measuring less than 4 inches thick, contractors must pour a concrete pad for extra support Read more

Industry Responds to Rising Gas Prices Industry News Industry Responds to Rising Gas Prices

High gasoline prices continue to impact the pool and spa industry Read more

NEC Exempts Portable Spas From Requirement Industry News NEC Exempts Portable Spas From Requirement

The National Electrical Code has been temporarily changed to exempt portable spas from bonding requirements. Read more

Scoping out the Site Service/Technology Scoping out the Site

The first time you step into a customer’s backyard, they’ll usually explain their equipment and chemistry without much prompting. Read more

Taking It to the Streets Spa Smart Taking It to the Streets

Many hot tub dealers have been circling the wagons for the past few years, looking inward to find sustainable business practices and focusing on survival. Read more

Algae Chemistry Service/Technology Algae Chemistry

Algae are microscopic aquatic plant-like organisms that do not have roots, stems and leaves like higher plants. Read more

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