Jim's Pool Care has scooped the pool at the 2017 SPASA Queensland Awards of Excellence, with the company's Sunshine Coast franchise taking home three awards.
Australian franchise Poolwerx has purchased Dolphin Pool Supply, the largest independent pool retailer in northern Texas, and built a new 10,000-square-foot facility in Dallas that will serve as its US headquarters.
Available from Evoqua Water Technologies, the Wallace & Tiernan DEPOLOX Pool Compact controller is a disinfection controller that can measure free chlorine concentration, redox (ORP), pH and temperature values.
Weighing in at 250,000 litres, this huge pool came with a huge electricity bill. The pool accounted for more than 40% of the household energy consumption. Pooled Energy updated the old equipment and reduced the running costs to around 14% of the household energy use, while improving water quality.
Tony Campbell, Poolwerx's business development manager in Western Australia, has been named the Field Manager of the Year for the state at the WA Excellence in Franchising Regional Awards for 2017.
Cryptosporidium outbreaks are on the rise in the US, with twice as many outbreaks linked to swimming pools and water parks reported in 2016 as in 2014, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
From the country's largest pool service franchise to local independents, successful service businesses do things differently. What sets them apart from their peers? We spoke to some top service businesses to get their tips on running a successful operation.
Paul Rojahn is no stranger to the SPASA Awards of Excellence: he was the 2016 Service Technician of the Year for Queensland and Australia, the 2015 silver award winner, and his business Atlantis Pool Services won silver as the 2016 SPASA Queensland Pool Store of the Year.
BioGuard's Super Clear Clarifying Tabs have been updated to better fit with the company's label design. The individual tablets are packaged in a self-standing pouch that is easy to open and includes updated branding.
Tom Gorgievski was finding that his customers' water samples were throwing all kinds of inconsistent results due to poor sample collection techniques. Seeking a better way to help his clients maintain their pools, he invented an ingeniously simple device to ensure water samples are collected correctly.
BioGuard has announced the dates for its 2017 Pool Schools, which will be held around Australia and New Zealand throughout the latter part of the year, beginning in Brisbane in July.
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