CASE STUDIES

Project Spotlight: Oasis Pools Ltd. (2013)

This Burlington, Ont., homeowner was looking to create a backyard environment that would lend itself to entertaining. Despite the yard being somewhat limited in size, they turned to Burlington-based Oasis Pools Ltd., to incorporate several features to create a balanced outdoor oasis. Immediately it was determined that a full-size swimming pool would dominate the yard; therefore, a 3- x 5.2-m (10- x 17-ft) hybrid saltwater pool/spa combination was installed...
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EXPERT ADVICE

Custom sauna kits are more accommodating than ever before

With increasing demand for saunas in North America, the simple square box is no longer the prime style for sauna enthusiasts. Veteran sauna bathers, along with the new generation of sauna users, are increasingly looking for something that is above ordinary.
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WEATHER
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Another way to sanitize pool water without using more chemicals

Today, industry professionals face a number of questions from clients on how they can use fewer chemicals (i.e. chlorine [Cl] and/or bromine [Br]) in their pool, what alternatives are available to reduce chemical odours in and around the water, and what options do they have in cases where children may have sensitive skin and develop rashes or hives in pools using traditional sanitizing methods?
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TECHNOLOGY

What does the future hold for pool and hot tub automation?

Imagine giving customers the ability to sit poolside on a warm summer evening, touching a familiar screen, and bringing their backyard to life in a way that suits their particular mood. One tap of their finger can transform their outdoor living space to reflect an ambiance or theme that...
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EXPERT ADVICE

Making a case for Phosphate Control in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

Calcium phosphate scale is a new problem creeping into the swimming pool and hot tub industry. However, the problem has long been recognized in the boiler industry. Calcium phosphate scale became prevalent when reverse osmosis (RO) technology was widely applied to municipal waste water. Due to recent water shortages,...+ Read More
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