May 22 2015 Table of Contents

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Three Steps to Successful Spa Placement Three Steps to Successful Spa Placement

Portable spa installers must follow special precautions when selecting and preparing the site and moving the vessel into place. Read more

Techs Must Practice Drought Diligence TECHNICALLY SPEAKING Techs Must Practice Drought Diligence

Pool professionals need to consider not only what they’re putting in the water, but also what they’re leaving behind Read more

Indoor Hot Tub Installations, In Detail Indoor Hot Tub Installations, In Detail

From moisture control to serviceability, there's plenty to consider when bringing these luxuries inside Read more

Scenes From the Front Reflections Scenes From the Front

The drought in California has brought misinformation and government reaction. I attend a Santa Barbara city council meeting to find out what's happening on the local level. Read more

NJ Contractor Receives Second Sentence NJ Contractor Receives Second Sentence

The installer/manufacturer's vice president previously was sentenced to prison time for another charge and still faces civil lawsuits Read more

UAG Launches New Venture UAG Launches New Venture

The buying group has started a new arm to handle its portfolio management. Read more

Pool Store Tours Go Interactive Pool Store Tours Go Interactive

More pool stores are using Google My Business to let customers see the inside of the store before driving over Read more

Hot Tub Repairman Sentenced Hot Tub Repairman Sentenced

A North Carolina business owner received jail time for accepting payment and failing to do the agreed work Read more

In Memoriam: Mike Moore In Memoriam: Mike Moore

'Coach Mike' was a dedicated family man, church deacon, and a PSN Top Builder who 'Educated, Equipped, Edified and Empowered' his employees to achieve significant growth at Moorehead Pools Read more

Electrical Safety Legislation Also Dies Electrical Safety Legislation Also Dies

A task force that would have examined electrical safety was one of two pool-related proposals that fell through during Florida's legislative session Read more

Spa Efficiency Standard Calls for Labeling Spa Efficiency Standard Calls for Labeling

The hot tub efficiency standard, APSP-14, has been updated b APSP. Read more

LIPSA Takes a Polar Plunge LIPSA Takes a Polar Plunge

The Long Island Pool and Spa Association raised $6300 for the Special Olympics Read morefvuqexdwdvttz

Pentair Earns Energy Star Partner of the Year Award Pentair Earns Energy Star Partner of the Year Award

Pentair earned the company's second consecutive Partner of Year award from Energy Star. Read more

Pool Industry Groups Convene in Dallas Pool Industry Groups Convene in Dallas

Fifteen pool associations met in Dallas as part of the All Association Forum organized by APSP. Read more

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