June 14 2013 Table of Contents

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Geothermal Heating Offers a Green Solution for Pools Geothermal Heating Offers a Green Solution for Pools

Geothermal heating is an efficient form of energy and, in certain areas, can pay for itself in short order. Read more

Colorimeter is Designed to Perform Colorimeter is Designed to Perform

Taylor Technologies' new hard-sided carrying case for the TTi 2000 Colorimeter and associated water-testing supplies is designed to perform. Read more

Merlin Updates Line Merlin Updates Line

Merlin Industries has made improvements to a large category of products Read more

Firm Debuts the Ultimate Pool Firm Debuts the Ultimate Pool

Fabcote's new Ultimate Pool offers a solution for sloping backyards Read more

Elemental Herbs Avoids the Burn Elemental Herbs Avoids the Burn

Keep covered from head to toe with Elemental Herbs' all-natural sun care products Read more

Pool Builder Readies for Growth fvuqexdwdvttz IN THE FIRST PERSON Pool Builder Readies for Growth

After being in survival mode for years, a builder accepts that it's time to begin investing in his company again. Read more

ICSPS Highlights Research

The Fifth Annual International Conference Swimming Pool & Spa focused on expanding the health benefits of aquatic immersion and exercise Read more

Evosus Receives All Star Award

For the second year, Evosus is recognized for its marketing efforts Read more

Harnessing Solar Energy Harnessing Solar Energy

Installing a solar pool-heating system Read more

Expert Guidelines on Using Twitter for Business Expert Guidelines on Using Twitter for Business

In Part 2 of this exclusive Pool & Spa News Twitter How-to, experts offer advanced ideas on how industry members can capitalize on the social media tool. Read more

Inflatable Water Slide Verdict Stirs Emotions FOLLOW UP Inflatable Water Slide Verdict Stirs Emotions

The Massachusetts Supreme Court in June 2013 heard oral arguments in a multimillion-dollar wrongful death lawsuit involving a pool slide sold by mass merchants. The judgment was levied against Toys "R" Us, who appealed, citing excessive punitive damages. Read more

Premier Pools in Trademark Lawsuit Premier Pools in Trademark Lawsuit

A small builder with a similar name alleges that Premier Pools Management Corp. has infringed its trademark in the Dallas area. Read more

Entrapment Standard Sees Change fvuqexdwdvttz Entrapment Standard Sees Change

An entrapment-protection standard will no longer contain velocity limitations. Read more

SpaBerry Gains New Partner

VisionWerx, parent company of the SpaBerry line of hot tubs, has announced the move of its manufacturing division Read more

More Pumps Earn Energy Star Designation

A "Big 3" manufacturer's entire line of multi-speed pumps are now Energy Star qualified. Read more

In Memoriam: James Shanni In Memoriam: James Shanni

James Shanni, whose career in the pool industry spanned nearly a half-century, died March 30 at age 70. Read more

USA Pools Receives Award

The W.W. Adcock Award of Excellence recently went to USA Pools, based in Avalon, N.J. Read more

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