In an effort to fight climate change, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is proposing a series of amendments to the Energy Efficiency Regulations, under the Energy Efficiency Act, which could impact residential and commercial pool and hot tub products.
For Ontario’s Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA), when it comes to fuel-fired pool heater installation and maintenance, qualifications matter. Only those professionals with the proper technical certification may install, service, or relight a pilot light on a fuel-fired (gas or propane) pool heater.
When a bather slips into the relaxing waters of their pool or spa, they are probably not thinking: “Are the products used to keep my pool clean safe for my health and the environment?” No, instead pool and spa owners are unwinding, exercising, and having fun when they slide, step, or jump into the water.
To eliminate confusion amongst pool service technicians regarding Ontario’s Technical Standards & Safety Authority’s (TSSA’s) gaseous fuels regulation, Brian Ross, founder of WaveMaker Pool Spa Showroom in Orillia, Ont., has attempted to clear the air.
In an effort to promote responsible environmental management best practices, the Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada (PHTCC) has released its Environmental Affairs Policy, which promotes a series of objectives to minimize the ecological footprint of the aquatic leisure industry.