Equipment

AstralPool Viron Connect LITE pool automation system

17 May, 2017 | Supplied by: AstralPool

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 hires district sales managers for WA and Victoria

02 May, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Hayward Pool Products Australia

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.


ELAN Entertainment & Control System

02 May, 2017 | Supplied by: QualiFi Pty Ltd

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.


Hayward SharkVAC Robotic Pool Cleaner

01 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Hayward Pool Products Australia

The Hayward SharkVAC Robotic Pool Cleaner is the last cleaner in the Hayward range to have a design refresh, giving the Clean Team range of cleaners a cohesive, modern look.


S.R. Smith custom swimming pool rails and ladders

19 April, 2017 | Supplied by: S.R.Smith

Whether it's a minor variation to a standard rail configuration or a one-off design, S.R. Smith's rail and ladder production team can manufacture to the user's precise specifications.


Pentair sales manager retires after 23 years on the job

12 April, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Pentair Water Australia Pty Ltd

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.


AIS EcoLine chlorine generator for domestic pools

27 March, 2017 | Supplied by: Australian Innovative Systems (AIS)

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 unveils new website

21 March, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Waterco Limited

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.


Letter to the Editor RE: 'The future of energy and pools'

13 March, 2017 by Travis McNeill | Supplied by: Evo Industries Australia Pty Ltd

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 supplier

13 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.


CSIRO developing electrical 'fingerprint' system to reduce household energy use

06 March, 2017 by Alice Richard

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 future of energy and pools: is the status quo about to shift?

02 March, 2017 by Tom Boadle, General Manager, Sunbather Pool Heating | Supplied by: Sunbather Solar Pool Heating

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 appoints northern sales manager

28 February, 2017 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Cooke Industries

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.


Hayward MD announces Kokoda trek for charity

30 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Hayward Pool Products Australia

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.


2016 Year in Review: Local Pool Heating

27 January, 2017 | Supplied by: Local Pool Heating P/L

Michael Mansfield, owner of Local Pool Heating, shares his insights on the industry for the year just gone and the year ahead.


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