• Erika Taylor

    Christmas Spirit

    Recently, a number us at Pool & Spa News were chatting about holiday memories, and I was struck by the depth and poignancy of people’s lives.

     
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    News Briefs

    The 9th Annual World Aquatic Health Conference and Aquatic Physical Therapy Summit, held in Norfolk, Va., reported strong attendance with 412 attendees from around the world.

     
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    FSPA Helps Building,Health Officials Get on Same Page

    Last April, the state of Florida moved the overseeing of commercial pool construction from county departments of health to local building departments, and officials there had little time to learn the ins and outs of their new responsibilities.

     
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    Pool Owners Find New Way to Harness Sun

    The ability to heat pool water with solar energy is expanding.

     
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    Questions Raised by Jewelry Entrapment

    Recently, an unusual, non-fatal entrapment garnered press attention around the country.

     
  • Lawsuits, Regulation Dominate 2012 Most-Read News Stories

    Two lawsuits and a major builder rounded out the top three news stories for Pool &Spa News readers in 2012.

     
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    Cucinotta, Lange named Perfect Pool People

    Two more pool professionals have joined the ranks as winners of Pleatco’s annual Perfect Pool Guy and Gal contest.

     
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    Northeast Spa & Pool Helps Members Dig Out

    Hurricane Sandy’s October landfall caused more than 100 deaths, racked up billions of dollars in property damage, and for those in the pool and spa industry created a monumental mess.

     
  • Lighting Up

    Any pool built more than a few years ago is probably equipped with either incandescent or fiberoptic lighting.

     
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    How Much Is Too Much?

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is hard at work updating its Green Plumbing & Mechanical Code, a supplemental model code meant for adoption by states, cities or counties interested in establishing energy efficiency requirements.

     
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    Eye on the Media

    Diatomaceous earth and cartridges each do an excellent job of keeping pools free of particulates.

     
  • Secret To Success

    Several years ago, one of Cal Boothby’s employees approached a customer for a loan.

     
  • Making It Clear

    Turbidity is one of the most predominant water quality issues in the pool industry.