OH WHAT A NIGHT!

Reports and pictures from another record-breaking UK Pool & Spa Awards… A record-breaking turn-out gathered for the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards held at Birmingham’s prestigious National Conference Centre venue in December. Celebrating its 13th year, the 2023 UK Pool & Spa Awards saw 97 companies submit 242 entries attracting nearly 5,000 on-line contest […]

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INSTITUTE’S STUDENT WINNERS

The annual ISPE Awards were presented this autumn with two long-serving ISPE members made Fellows of the Institute. ISPE President Jimmy Lamb, FISPE, congratulated ISPE Vice-President Bob Judd, FISPE, and ISPE-Endorsed PPO Training Provider and Council member, Colin Jenkinson. FISPE. Jimmy then handed ISPE Technician certificates to those who passed their ISPE Exams back in […]

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NO HALF MEASURES

Stay-at-home holidays a refurbishment catalyst, reports Steve Merrell… One of the very few benefits of the pandemic, and particularly the lockdown in 2020, was an upturn in the demand for residential swimming pool restoration. With blanket instructions not to travel, owners of home swimming pools began to think about how they could invest in what […]

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FRESH STROKES FOR PARAMOUNT

James Lee, former Managing Director for Water Treatment Products, has joined the Paramount distribution team. Jim’s career started in the swimming pool industry back in the 1980’s. His experience led him to manage some of the largest commercial swimming pools in the South East and Yorkshire. Included in his accolades, was the specifying of one […]

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BPR REGULATIONS UPDATED

As part of its ongoing commitment to innovation and consumer satisfaction, the distributors of the hth® range of products have outlined the changes they making for the 2024 season. In anticipation of the new BPR regulations, which require more detailed labelling and instructions for use, as well as the integration of a non-contact dosing system, […]

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ECO EMPHASIS FOR ASTRALPOOL

AstralPool has taken an extra stand at the upcoming SPATEX show to showcase its new range of Zodiac pool products, now available under the Fluidra umbrella. Visitors to the event can find out about a number of 2024 incentives put in place to support sales of the Zodiac range following the change in distributor links […]

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NEW SIGNINGS FOR CERTIKIN

Certikin has confirmed the appointment of two new signings in the lead up to this year’s SPATEX show. Now, the official trade distributor of the eco panel pool system, Polypool, Certikin is able to offer the ideal choice for indoor or outdoor, inground or partially above ground projects. Such a speedy installation solution, even the […]

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ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL CHAMPIONS

The heat pump as a heating method for swimming pools was developed by Tony Andrews, the founder of Heatstar and the father of current Heatstar Director, Jackie Scott. Knowing he was on to a much-needed concept, in 1980, Tony launched his own business venture creating the first fresh air source heat pumps for dedicated application […]

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SPA HEATING REVOLUTION

In the realm of spa indulgence, where relaxation meets innovation, Poolex’s Spawer heat pumps stand as a beacon of efficiency, sustainability, and cutting-edge technology. The Spawer range, featuring the ground breaking IceSpa and O’Spa models, is set to redefine the way we enjoy warm, therapeutic water, offering spa enthusiasts an unparalleled experience in any climate. […]

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OPEN-DOOR POLICY FOR OCEA UK

With a plethora of new products available to add to its already market-leading portfolio, OCEA UK is taking a three- pronged approach to its 2024 product offering as it opens the door to its new Oxfordshire trade centre. First and foremost, the Ocea X range is packed with Ocea’s stable of six exclusive and marketing-leading […]

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