MAIN DRAIN DANGERS

Chris Carr FISPE urges swimming pool engineers to be single main drain alert… Way before the 1990’s, swimming pools in the UK were fitted with a single main drain and we thought nothing of it. However, over time, it became apparent that there is a serious risk of entrapment on a single main drain. Just […]

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SWITCHING TO AUTOMATIC PILOT

Pool plant room operations are becoming increasingly automated, driven by the idea that measuring things reliably and automatically means you can identify key performance indicators for benchmarking a pool’s performance. This could be for compliance (eg free chlorine values’ deviation from the set-point), cost management or energy use. It is important, however, that the remote […]

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TOP PERFORMING SWIM JET IS UK MADE

Nearly a year of research and design preceded the Lighthouse Pools launch of its new Velocity counter current system, unveiled at the end of last year. Fully patented, most signifcantly, the new unit is British manufactured, neatly side-stepping the extended waiting times and carbon foot print, associated from importing around the world. OUTRIGHT SUCCESS Tested […]

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RECOTHERM DELIVERS TRUE EFFICIENCY PERFORMANCE

Beyond Escapes, who provide a collection of luxury accommodation from hot tub lodges to penthouse suites, contacted Hielo Mechanical Services to find a solution to the air heating and dehumidification issues of their new self-build pool in the Spa complex. Hielo opted for a Recotherm Aerum system as the pool water heating was already in […]

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PRESSING THE REFRESH BUTTON

New pools for old with advice from some leading industry suppliers… All swimming pools, no matter how well built, will require some kind of repair or renovation at some point in the future. Taking the time to maintain your customers’ pools will save them money in the long-term and is cheaper than building a new […]

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On The Frontline

Service and repair call-outs represent one of the biggest marketing opportunities for pool companies. From building customer relationships to advising on new products, equipment, upgrades or refurbishments – today’s pool technicians are on the frontline of the pool business. While some companies are not maximising the full potential of the routine service visit, many switched-on […]

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