The Viron Connect LITE range is an entry-level and expandable integrated pool automation system that can be easily upgraded to include a full-colour touch-screen controller. The AstralPool internet gateway can then be easily added to enable full control from the ConnectMyPool app.
Hayward Pool Products Australia has recently appointed two new district sales managers — one for Western Australia and one for Victoria. Both are new to the pool and spa industry, which Shawn Scurrah, Hayward's national sales manager, said will bring fresh enthusiasm and ideas to the team at a time of exciting growth opportunities.
The ELAN Entertainment & Control System, from Core Brands, integrates pool and spa features including climate, lighting, irrigation, filters, security and more, all of which can be controlled with the ELAN app through a simple interface on any device.
Pentair NSW Sales Manager Harry van Veen has retired after 23 years with the company. Adrian Plebani (formerly with Zodiac) has been recruited to fill the position.
Australian Innovative Systems (AIS) has launched a domestic version of its EcoLine chlorine generator for freshwater swimming pools. Used in resorts, water parks and competition pools around the world, the technology is now available for the home pool owner.
Waterco has launched its new mobile-optimised website, which contains hundreds of catalogues, manuals, case studies and data sheets. The online hub has been designed with a 'friendlier' user face to allow for easy navigation.
I am writing this letter in response to the article 'The future of energy and pools: is the status quo about to shift?' I believe this article contains a large amount of misleading information and I will outline my arguments and back these up with facts and data.
From Hurlcon to AstralPool: the evolution of Australia's largest manufacturer and equipment supplier13 March, 2017 by Peter Wallace | Supplied by: AstralPool
In November 2016, I finished up as MD of AstralPool Australia, 26 years after the company was founded as Hurlcon. During this time the company transformed from a small importer into one of the leading pool equipment manufacturers and suppliers in Australia. The following are some key lessons we experienced through that journey.
The CSIRO is set to partner with a start-up company to develop a system that recognises the electrical 'fingerprint' of individual appliances to increase energy efficiency in buildings.
The world is changing rapidly when it comes to trends in energy consumption. For years the pool industry has been flying under the energy regulators' radar while they target more obvious household products that consume larger amounts of energy. But that may well be about to change.
Cooke Industries has appointed Shane Mackenzie as its northern sales manager to support clients throughout NSW, ACT and Queensland with product education, sales training and business development initiatives.
As part of a campaign to raise money for ex-service men and women, and to mark the 75th anniversary of the Kokoda Trail Campaign, Hayward Managing Director Tony Sharpe and Cooke Industries Managing Director Cliff Cooke have announced they will complete the Kokoda Trek back to back in April.