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BLUE CARD FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The UK-PHMES CSCS Registration Scheme is run by the Joint Industry Board for Plumbing Mechanical and Engineering Services in England and Wales (JIB-PMES). The card shows site managers, employers and other tradespeople that the card holder is qualified for the work they are doing and has passed an appropriate Health & Safety Test. Registration cards […]

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PWTAG

PWTAG MOURNS SIGNIFICANT LOSS

In what has already proved one of the most challenging years in living memory, PWTAG lost two founder members in the space of weeks. Phil Penny and Andy Elphick both died during the summer. Through more than 30 years of PWTAG membership, both made huge and uniquely valuable contributions to pool water standards. Phil’s involvement […]

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POOL PEOPLE – ALLEN WILSON

With thanks to, Ross Alcock – General Secretary of The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers, we pay tribute to an irreplaceable industry personality, following the loss of Allen Wilson, FISPE Allen Wilson had an inimitable style of delivery with his presentations and it was true to say nobody fell asleep whilst Allen was talking. His […]

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ISPE

UNIQUE SUPPORT FOR POOL ENGINEERS

The Institute of Swimming Pool Engineers (ISPE) was set up in 1978 to establish an organisation for the individual swimming pool engineer: • To foster a professional approach to the design, installation and maintenance of swimming pools, enclosures and all ancillary equipment • To give recognition to technical skill and ability • To engage in […]

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THE HEATSTAR name dominates plant rooms all over the country.

HEATSTAR CELEBRATE 40 YEARS OF BUSINESS

2020 marks the 40th anniversary of Heatstar. Four decades in which Heatstar have pioneered the genuine application of ‘top end quality’ and highly energy efficient, climate control systems for swimming pools and the company shows no signs of slowing down. Heatstar’s ‘story’ is one of not only success but of hard work along with the […]

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GIFT FROM THE WATER GODS

As the Norse God of inland waters and wealth, Njord is the inspiration behind specialist swimming pool team, Njord Design and Build. Formed three years ago, Njord offers architectural, construction and climate control expertise across residential and commercial markets specialising in high-end water leisure facilities. Njord’s Managing Director and Architect, Steve Jones benefits from 24 […]

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JUST ONE CLICK – Smart Technology

Smart technology in the pool industry… With smart phones and devices at its very core, technology is now inherent within all aspects of everyday modern life, relied upon to make tasks faster and easier with the combined effect of increased convenience. In parallel, every industry from travel to property to finance are embracing technology to […]

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CLEAN SWEEP FOR THIRD GENERATION

Third generation ‘poolie’ Lewis Martin has strengthened the family ranks at independent distributor, Paramount Pools. Making his debut appearance at this year’s SPATEX pool and spa show, one of the first roles for Lewis, 17, is championing a new cleaning system ideal for all types of pool surfaces but especially pool covers. Aqua Fingers is […]

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THE JOLLY GEL flat pack is particularly useful for on-line retail sales.

YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES

Owners of both private and commercial pools have, over the past two decades, ensured the success of Jolly Gel not only in the UK but in many territories across the world. “The reason can only be that – it works,” says MSI’s Logistics Manager Amanda Slade. “The most gratifying point about this product is that […]

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SCP’S TRADITIONAL SHOWCASE event was extremely well supported.

SHOWCASE SHOP WINDOW

SCP recently staged its annual Showcase, a perfect shop window for SCP UK’s 2020 range of products. With a whopping 17 key vendors from around the globe on hand to provide expert advice, the three-day event at the Stanhill Court Hotel in Surrey, was extremely well supported by trade visitors. “SCP has a very loyal […]

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