Tag Archives: aquatic facility

The benefits of HVAC innovations

Indoor pools have always been more expensive to operate than other comparably sized buildings, because the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system must run continuously to control humidity and protect the building. However, technological advancements, such as…

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Taking swimming pool design to new heights

The Marina Bay Sands in Singapore is not an average hotel. The 55-floor structure is the country’s first integrated resort, comprising three sloping towers connected at the 23rd floor to create a single building. The Sands’ many amenities include 2,561 rooms and suites, a casino, nightclubs, 74,322 m2 (800,000 sf) of retail and…

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Slip-resistant surfaces

By Rob Amelung

In aquatic facilities, it is well understood that safety always comes first. Since wet, slippery areas can be a liability, it is even more important for aquatic facility managers to consider preventive measures. With the recent economic climate, and many facilities facing budget cuts, providing a safe environment for patrons and employees is still top of mind with facility managers.

Slip-and-fall accidents are a leading cause of injury in aquatic areas and … Continue reading Slip-resistant surfaces

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Energy-saving strategies for indoor pools

By Christopher Chivetta

Energy-saving initiatives are at the centre of many of the decisions indoor pool owners and operators must make every day. As energy costs continue to rise, manufacturers and suppliers are marketing a wide variety of environmentally friendly products and services. With so many options available, operators can find it difficult to choose an appropriate strategy.

First and foremost, it is important for an operator to understand where his or her energy dollars … Continue reading Energy-saving strategies for indoor pools

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