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    Asked & Answered

    I have been told that low-voltage step lights can’t be used within 5 feet of the water’s edge.

     
  • Luck Isn’t Everything

    It’s no secret that this economy has been devastating for the spa industry.

     
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    Glass Half-full

    Today’s pool market seems to be a glass-half-full vs. glass-half-empty sort of environment.

     
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    Using Mineral Sanitizers

    Silver is used as a powerful bactericide in many products, and copper is used as a common algaecide.

     
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    CPSC Responds to VGB Protests

    Officials at the Consumer Product Safety Commission have responded to accusations from Congress that their interpretation of the Virginia Graeme Baker Act is dangerous for children.

     
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    Legal Rift Over Fiberglass Business Nearing End?

    A lingering dispute between a fiberglass manufacturer and a former dealer could be resolved before it hits the courtroom.

     
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    FPSIE Rolls Out Online Courses, New Board

    The Foundation for Pool & Spa Industry Education has several new board members and is preparing for its new educational season.

     
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    Leslie’s Poolmart Placed Up For Sale

    The nation’s largest pool and spa retailer is for sale.

     
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    Adversaries Gridlocked Over NEC

    If code officials change their minds, pool professionals could be required to include a full copper wire grid beneath certain decks and perimeter surfaces.

     
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    Playing It Safe

    Ask Joe Jackson about his customers’ interest in the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, and he’ll answer frankly.

     
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    Navigating Turbulent Waters

    Three separate hot tub dealers in separate New Jersey counties recently hit the same roadblock.