CASE STUDIES

Saunas: It’s all about wellness

Interest in saunas, at both the trade and consumer level, is as high as it has ever been. Although saunas have been around for thousands of years, in some circles, they are not...
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EXPERT ADVICE

A look at the evolution of pool heater technology

Energy efficiency; consumers demand it and product development teams strive for it. These days, it is also the focus of advertising and packaging designs for nearly all home and industrial equipment. From light bulbs to dishwashers to automobiles, the amount of energy consumed is a major factor in the research and development (R&D) of new products, not to mention their ultimate purchase by the end-user.
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Pool council comments on code revisions

The Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada (PHTCC) recently submitted comments on two industry documents—Chapter 68 of the Canadian Electrical Code Handbook (CE code) and a draft of the proposed International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC)—that once finalized have the potential to change the way companies in...
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Tips and tricks for identifying and treating tough algae

As the weather warms up and the swim season starts, pool water quality begins to suffer and algae often start to grow. Some algae are easy to treat and remove; however, other types can be quite challenging to deal with. The three main types are: green, black, and yellow/mustard...
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