Equipment

Wallace resigns as AstralPool MD

28 November, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: AstralPool

After 10 years at the helm of AstralPool Australia, Peter Wallace has resigned as managing director of the company. Wallace founded Hurlcon in 1990, which was then bought out by Fluidra in 2006 and rebranded as AstralPool.


Ozone system wins innovation award

22 November, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Brauer Industries

Brauer Industries has taken out the Mayor's Innovation Award at the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards for its Ozone Swim ozone-based air and water purification technologies.


Consultation meeting on pool pump energy efficiency

21 November, 2016 by Alice Richard

Following the release of the consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for swimming pool pumps, the Department of Environment and Energy has called a consultation meeting at the SPASA NSW & ACT head office in Parramatta.


Feedback invited on pump energy efficiency proposals

15 November, 2016 by Alice Richard

The Department of Environment and Energy has published a consultation Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) for swimming pool pumps. The Department is seeking feedback from businesses and other stakeholders on the consultation RIS.


Hayward acquires Spanish manufacturer

04 November, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Hayward Pool Products Australia

Hayward Industries has acquired Spanish pool equipment manufacturer Kripsol. Kripsol will continue to operate as a separate identity.


Daisy 316ST Stainless Steel Pool Roller

02 November, 2016 | Supplied by: Daisy Pool Covers

Daisy has launched the 316ST Stainless Steel Pool Roller for domestic pools. Designed to complement modern, contemporary garden landscapes, it has clean lines and a quality finish.


Davey voluntarily recalls EcoSalt units

26 October, 2016 by Alice Richard

Davey has voluntarily commenced a recall of its EcoSalt salt water chlorinators due to manufacturing defects. The company has received reports of some cell components of the chlorinators fracturing or rupturing, damaging the cell and, occasionally, the connecting pipework.


Zodiac acquired by Rhône

26 October, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Zodiac Group Pty Ltd

Zodiac Pool Solutions has been sold to global asset management firm Rhône for an undisclosed sum. The Carlyle Group, Zodiac's owner, announced the acquisition on 25 October.


Daisy's summer campaign is the bomb

25 October, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Daisy Pool Covers

Daisy Pool Covers has announced its summer campaign to engage buyers and support retailers. The company kicks off its Photobomb challenge on 1 November, with monthly prizes including a UE MegaBoom waterproof speaker and $500 to spend on pool supplies at any Daisy Expert retailer.


Spa Electrics MULTI PLUS LED underwater light

18 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Spa Electrics

Spa Electrics' MULTI PLUS LED underwater light has four multicolour modes to suit all occasions and seven static colours that are more intense than previous models. With this light, the company has introduced an RGB+White LED that provides a clean white illumination plus complex colour shows.


Supreme Heating hosts trade nights to showcase new products

10 October, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Supreme Heating

To launch its new pool heating products, Supreme Heating held its first ever trade nights in September. An exclusive preview was held in Melbourne, followed by a second event at the company's new premises in Smeaton Grange, Sydney.


Pentair celebrates a decade of IntelliFlo

06 October, 2016 by Alice Richard | Supplied by: Pentair

It's been 10 years since Pentair launched its IntelliFlo variable-speed pump. With hundreds of thousands of units sold worldwide, Pentair said initial theories that the cost might discourage potential customers have been well and truly disproved.


Supreme Heating Heatseeker Plus elliptical tube strip solar pool heating system

06 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Supreme Heating

Available exclusively through Supreme Heating, the Heatseeker elliptical tube strip system — known as Heatseeker Plus — is suitable for seasonal outdoor use. It is claimed to be the only elliptical-profile system on the market.


Pool-Water Products opens NSW sales and support office

04 October, 2016 | Supplied by: Pool-Water Products Pty Ltd

Pool-Water Products has officially opened its NSW sales and support office in Seven Hills. The new facility will provide capacity for increased customer support, sales and services.


Seven questions to ask your geoexchange installer

14 September, 2016 by Yale Carden* | Supplied by: GeoExchange Australia Pty Ltd

Designing and installing a geoexchange system involves more than just shoving a few pipes in the ground and hoping for the best. Here are seven key questions you need to ask your geoexchange installer to ensure you get the best possible system.


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