LIQUID ASSETS FOR CARBON REDUCTIONS

In order to drive down CO2 output, the government is encouraging organisations, which includes almost all UK council groups, to develop energy management strategies.

Under the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, this involves monitoring energy usage and reporting annually, enabling the government to calculate CO2 emissions.

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One In Four Adults Urinate In Public Pools

A Swimming Teachers’ Association survey has revealed a quarter of public pool users do not take a shower before entering the water, with women being the biggest offenders. The survey, of more than 2,000 swimmers, also revealed that one in four people have urinated in a public swimming pool, with one in ten confessing they had done it deliberately; men aged 18-34 years were cited as the worst culprits this time. STA is one of the world’s largest swim teaching and lifesaving organisation, and delivers the highest quality training across four key business areas – swimming teaching, lifesaving, first aid and leisure management.

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Humphries New Topline Sales Head

Topline Electronics Limited has appointed Barry Humphries as sales director, heading up our sales team at the UK’s largest manufacturer of swimming pool chemical control equipment and ancillary products. Barry joins Topline with 30 years’ experience in the swimming pool industry, working in both the public and private sector, and most recently Siemens, one of […]

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Thermapool On The Way To Green Glory

Pool insulation specialist, Thermapool, has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the national campaign to find Britain’s greenest companies, councils and communities. The company, based in Essex, competed against more than 500 other nominations and will be presented with their Green Apple Award at a presentation ceremony in the House of Commons in November. […]

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Setting Global Standards

Easily the biggest and most influential stage on the global pool and spa stage, Piscine 2012 gets set to raise its biennial curtain in Lyon this autumn, from November 13 to 16. Every two years, Piscine, the global spa and private pool exhibition and Aqualie, the commercial and wellness show and conference, combine to form […]

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Curtain’s Up – First with LIW pics and info

With a distinctive post-Olympics and Paralympics buzz, Leisure Industry Week, the traditional curtain-raiser to an autumn and winter season of business to business leisure exhibitions, set the 2012 show bar very high . Aimed at the commercial leisure markets, LIW offers a mixed menu to ensure it has something to offer all tastes. Read more…

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Five Star Performance

Underlining the excellence of the hotel and its facilities, the infinity pool at The Yeatman was voted one of the ‘Top 12 Infinity Pools in the World’ and number one in Portugal by leading travel trade magazine Conde Naste’s “Traveller”. Opened in the mid 1990’s by the Yeatman family, the landmark luxury hotel is in […]

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Win, Win Swimming Situation

With water and energy savings in the region of £34k per year and a reduction in water consumption by 90%, Defender Filters offered a win, win, situation for the modernisation of a 40 year old plant room at a leisure centre in Canterbury, Kent. Not only is the Kingsmead Leisure Centre more energy and cost […]

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P Is For People Power

Oozing infectious enthusiasm, the effervescent Conrad Bos clutches a packet of frozen peas as he welcomes me to the Bosta UK headquarters in Suffolk, writes Christina Connor.
“This is to remind us of the importance of Ps,” enthuses Conrad, Bosta’s UK managing director. “P for people; p for product and p for proper planning – we all
need to remember the peas,” he smiles.

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