• Top 50 Products

    We asked our readers to pick the products they turned to in the past year. Here, we showcase their faves.

     
  • Going Green

    This contractor has embarked on several green practices, including converting its vehicles to propane

     
  • Taking a Seat For Service

    Now that the Americans with Disabilities Act requires chair lifts at most public pools, it’s vital that techs add the servicing lifts to their routine at commercial pools.

     
  • Triple Threat

    Three perimeter overflow edge techniques seamlessly integrate for a stunning pool project

     
  • East Coast Firm Declares Chapter 11

    Namco, a retailer of swimming pools, supplies and accessories with 37 stores throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, has filed for bankruptcy.

     
  • Zodiac, AquaStar to do Battle in Court

    Aquastar Pool Products has been sued by Zodiac Pool Systems for trademark infringement. In response, Aquastar has counter-sued.

     
  • Goodman Passes at 89

    Herman Goodman, an influential engineer who helped design thousands of swimming pools in southern California over the last half-century, died March 12. He was 89.

     
  • Pool & Spa News Relaunches Website

    No outlet has more timely information than Pool & Spa News and with the redesign of its website, readers will get the information they need to make business decisions faster than ever.

     
  • Major Pool Products Firm Enters Brazil

    Barcelona-based Fludia acquired Veico, which specializes in products such as pumps, filters, lighting and solar heating systems. With this purchase, Fluidra will begin manufacturing swimming pool accessories locally in Brazil’s southern province of Santa Caterina where Veico currently has a...

     
  • Zodiac Stiffens Warranty Requirements

    Zodiac Pool Systems, based in Vista, Calif. will now honor warranties on equipment only when it has been installed by a licensed, qualified contractor.

     
  • Master Pools Knows Way to San Jose

    An increase in educational opportunities, an expanded international presence and optimism for 2013 highlighted the Masters Pools Guild Spring Meeting.

     
  • News Briefs

    News briefs from the industry.

     
  • 2013 PSP Drawspace Deadline Nears

    Booth contracts are coming in at a fast pace for the 2013 Int’l Pool Spa Patio Expo in Las Vegas. In fact, almost 60 percen t of the show floor is resigned or reserved for booth space.