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LEISURE FOR LATER LIVING

The office for national statistics confirms that more than 18% of the UK population is aged 65 and over. This equates to around one person in five and this is projected to reach around one in every four people (24.2%) in the next 20 years, writes Tom Devin, of Devin Consulting. Our population of seniors […]

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coronavirus

INDUSTRY REACTS TO CORONAVIRUS

Some 275,000 home swimming pools and in excess of half a million hot tubs in the UK, require regular dosing of a sanitiser, such as chlorine or bromine, to keep the water healthy, and there is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the water in these pools and hot tubs. For […]

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ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

ANNUAL PRIZE GIVING FOR INSTITUTE

At its annual ISPE Awards, ISPE President Colin Day, FISPE, congratulated four of this year’s successful exam candidates who are now ISPE ‘Certified Technicians’. He presented them each with their Technician certificate and ISPE lapel badge. The Gartside Cup for Student of the Year, the student achieving the highest total mark in their ISPE exams, […]

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RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

RIGO TAKE THE DIRECT WELLNESS ROUTE

After 9 years of manufacturing and supplying tiled pools and spas to the leisure sector, through a third party, you can now by direct from Rigo Spa. Responding to long-standing demands from the water leisure sector, Rigo Spa will be selling products direct to the pool trade – including tiled pools, swim spas and spas. […]

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NIVEKO TURN ON THE HOME POOL STYLE

NIVEKO TURN ON THE HOME POOL STYLE

The architectural style of a new home, owned by a young family from Lower Saxony, is harmoniously preserved in the adjacent garden. The dominant feature is now a Niveko Advance swimming pool. “We got ourselves a pool mainly as a way to relax and cool off in the hot summer months,” explains the owner. “We […]

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OCEA’S NEW ECLIPSE
range is offered with
improved algae prevention.

ECLIPSE SLATS REACH ANOTHER LEVEL

Leading automatic slatted cover manufacturer, Ocea, believe their new Eclipse profile design is taking slatted solar heating covers to another level. Crucially, the Eclipse connection protects each profile joint, giving greater benefits over other slatted covers, so dirt or algae between the slats is a thing of the past. All polycarbonate Eclipse slats are improved […]

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INVERTER HEAT
pump technology
allows for efficient
control of the pool
temperature.

NEW INVERTER HEAT PUMPS UNVEILED

Calorex has unveiled the I-PAC and V-PAC, their first range of inverter heat pumps, designed in the UK and available with a three-year on-site parts and labour warranty. The new inverter heat pumps replace the PRO-PAC and come in a side and top outlet with the I-PAC and V-PAC air temperature range from -5°C – […]

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sparkle

GIVING POOLS EXTRA SPARKLE

The most important feature of any swimming pool is that the water must be 100% safe at all times, writes Chris Carr, a former president of the Institute Of Swimming Pool Engineers. In order to ensure that this is the case, satisfactory filtration with correct sanitation, monitored by accurate water testing is absolutely essential. Whilst […]

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MORE THAN 300
companies will display
product at the forthcoming
aquanale event.

AQUANALE OFFERS ONE BRAND UMBRELLA

Around 320 companies from 25 countries are heading to Cologne this month for the 2019 Aquanale event that promises to showcase a swimming pool load of innovations and latest product updates. For the first time, aquanale is bringing together the full range of products and services for the pool, sauna and wellness sectors under one […]

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POOL PEOPLE – STEVE MARTIN

With three decades in the industry under his belt, when he is not at work, you will no doubt find Paramount managing director, Steve Martin on the golf course… WHAT WAS YOUR INTRODUCTION TO THE POOL INDUSTRY? My father, Keith Martin, initially set up Paramount at home in 1979 so I was introduced to the […]

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