S.R. Smith's Artisan Series Designer Rails and Ladders provide both style and functionality. The patented rails and ladders offer a fresh, visual appeal over traditional rail shapes that have remained much the same for years.
Available through Pool Systems, the SGS Instruments SLTD 100 Salinity/TDS Test System is specifically designed for field technicians, giving them the ability to monitor water temperature, salinity and total dissolved solids (TDS) with one unit.
The Astralpool Viron Connect 10 is an intuitive automation system to control the entire pool and spa environment via a user-friendly LCD touch-screen interface.
Earlier this year, the Leisure Institute of WA issued a report prepared in association with ATCO Gas Australia which included energy-efficiency analysis and modelling for the aquatic centre industry. This article outlines some of the highlights.
I read the letter from Dean Jones (Neptune Pools) in your September/October issue with great interest. Dean makes a very good point in noting the gap between the promised and actual performance of variable speed pumps.
Zodiac has announced the VORTEX-PRO robotic pool cleaners. The cleaners feature patented Vortex cyclone suction with no filter clogging and no loss of suction and a patented lift system that requires 20% less effort required to remove the unit from the water out of water. A top-access large filter enables users to simply hose clean, without having to touch debris.
All industries have difficulties during their development and the 40-year-old solar pool heating industry is no exception. First it was gaining acceptance that solar could actually heat a pool, then it was choosing the best materials to cope with tough Australian conditions such as freezing, harsh weather and high levels of UV. These problems were all easily overcome by better design and improved materials.
I have just read your article regarding the benefits of variable speed pumps and thought that it was a very one-sided approach. The respondents all seemed to be suppliers.