A client for whom a swimming pool installation represents a significant outlay might baulk at spending more money on automation. So how do you convince them that it's a worthwhile investment? Key players in the automation space offer their advice.
The innoSphere high-rate stretched polymer media filter from Poolrite is a one-piece, blow-moulded tank that uses patented technology for maximum strength.
Researchers are using two emerging magnetic materials to create highly efficient water pump systems with potential for widespread application. The pumps have shown substantial energy gains: up to 90% energy effiency in small motors.
Pentair has re-released the IntelliChem pool chemical management system. The system automatically monitors pH and chlorine levels, dispensing the correct amount of chemicals as necessary.
The SwimPro sand filter range from Hayward is manufactured of rugged, colour-fast moulded polymeric material. The filters include an efficient top diffuser and under-drain to ensure balanced flow and to maximise the filter performance.
The T2 Pool Lift from Greenhouse Health and Sport is a lightweight pool lift suitable for personal and light commercial use. The portable pool lift is easy to use and comfortable, and self-locks into position.
The Viron Connect System from AstralPool enables the pool owner to easily integrate all pool and spa equipment, controlling features such as filtration time, pump speed, lighting, waterfalls, temperature and automatic cleaning systems.
The Aquajoy Unique Auto Clean Salt Water Chlorinator by Joy Pool Systems constantly generates chlorine to a preferred output. It has an auto-clean function, an easy-to-read chlorine monitor and a timer for filter/chlorinator operation.
Waterco has incorporated its fibreglass winding techniques in its whole range of horizontal filters. Previously gel coated, the fibreglass winding strengthens the filter vessel structure, so it can now withstand a working pressure of up to 400 kPa (58 psi).
Emaux Water Technology has released the E-Power EPV variable speed swimming pool pump. The energy-efficient pump is suitable for both the residential and commercial swimming pool sectors.
Increased awareness of the benefits of pool covers combined with the introduction of stricter building regulations has seen an increase in the number of pool cover installations across the country. Pool+Spa discusses recent projects with Australia’s pool cover specialists.