Council pools perceived as dirtiest of all commercial pools

05 December, 2014 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Poolwerx

Council pools are considered to be the least hygienic type of commercial pool, according to new research from Poolwerx.

Boy thrown from WA waterslide

04 December, 2014 by Alice Richard

A five-year-old West Australian boy is in hospital with severe injuries after falling out of a waterslide at the Outback Splash theme park in Bullsbrook. WorkSafe and the WA Health Department are investigating the incident.

Is cogeneration right for my commercial pool business? Four vital questions to ask

03 December, 2014 by Athena Dennis | Supplied by: Evo Energy Technologies

Cogeneration and trigeneration offer energy efficiency of 90% or more compared to fossil fuel-powered plants, which have a 30-40% maximum efficiency. These plants are an attractive option for the commercial leisure industry because of their significantly lower energy costs and clean energy methodology.

Neptune-Benson Defender regenerative media filter

17 November, 2014 | Supplied by: Neptune-Benson

The Neptune-Benson Defender filter is a non-backwash, ultrafine regenerative filter that uses fine-grade perlite and multiple internal Flex Tubes to create a large surface area for filtration.

Energy-saving solutions for local governments - Sydney conference

06 November, 2014 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Evo Energy Technologies

Delegates at the Building Maintenance and Management Conference will learn about energy-saving solutions for local government energy expenditure and carbon emissions on 11 and 12 November.

"Like diving in silk sheets": the SA Aquatic Centre

05 November, 2014 | Supplied by: Neptune-Benson

Diving at the SA Aquatic Centre in Adelaide is like "diving in silk sheets", according to one diver who frequents the facility. Neptune-Benson Defender regenerative media filters help ensure the water quality is up to international standards.

Swimmer numbers plunge as entry fees increase

30 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

Before you hike up the entry fee for your aquatic centre, consider this: what's the one thing that's guaranteed to stop people swimming? Higher prices for entry to the swimming pool, new research from the UK has shown.

Creating a heavenly spa

29 October, 2014 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Barr + Wray (H.K) Limited

Based on its extensive experience with high-end spas, Barr+Wray was brought in to take care of the technical aspects of installation for the pools and thermal areas at the luxurious Heavenly Spa at the Westin Resort Nusa Dua.

WhiteWater secures $29m deal for China's largest water park

28 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

Canadian water park designer and manufacturer WhiteWater West has signed a C$29 million deal with China's biggest water park - reportedly the largest ever single order for the global water park sector.

FINA adapting to changing world: 2014 Convention outlined

23 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

Expertise from both within and without the industry will be tapped for the 2014 FINA World Aquatics Convention, according to Cornel Marculescu, executive director of FINA.

Supreme Heating Heatseeker Solaire Titanium Commercial Heat Pumps

21 October, 2014 | Supplied by: Supreme Heating

Heatseeker Solaire Titanium Commercial Heat Pumps are available through Supreme Heating. The pumps are designed to heat the pool using electricity, delivering up to six times more energy in heat than they consume in electricity.

Trigen system planned for Green Square Aquatic Centre

16 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

The City of Sydney has announced it will install a trigeneration plant in the new Green Square Aquatic Centre. The aquatic centre is currently in the final stages of a design competition, with the winning design to be announced in November.

SCE Energy Solutions voltage stabilisation products

16 October, 2014 | Supplied by: SCE Energy Solutions

SCE Energy Solutions offers a range of voltage stabilisation products which ensure a flat voltage profile, harmonise three phases and bring voltage down to an appropriate level.

PM to officially open Hornsby Aquatic Centre

15 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

The Hornsby Aquatic Centre will hold its official opening on 22 November. Prime Minister Tony Abbott will officially open the centre at a 'Pool Party' event to be held in the pool and Hornsby Park.

On reflection: Tasmanian pool builder creates water feature gem

15 October, 2014 by Alice Richard

The team from Tassie Pools had their work cut out for them designing and installing a water feature for Saffire Freycinet resort. Despite the difficulties, the company pulled off the project with aplomb - and scored a handful of awards for the project to boot.

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