Pool & Spa Systems/Equipment

RENOLIT Makes Vogue Collection
RENOLIT offers its VOGUE Collection of four reinforced membrane designs that are printed with a unique relief and texture that provides a refined interior finish for waterproofing pools. Made of 80-mil thick, commercial grade, reinforced PVC with Class C slip resistant properties, these four designs offer a commercial grade color selection and texture that makes them ideal for both new pool construction or for renovating leaking or deteriorated pools.  Learn more here.
Pentair’s Lube-Free Valves
Pentair offers lube-free valves with excellent flow characteristics, manufactured to strict quality standards and never require lubrication. Constructed of durable CPVC or PVC, they include a PTFE coated diverter seal, are chemical resistant and withstand up to 150 psi, among many other features. When paired with valve actuators, they're the perfect solution for fully automated operation, the company says. Learn more here.
Rebirthing a Community Asset
In an era when many public pools have fallen into decay and ceased to exist, the City of Globe, AZ, had a different fate in mind for its community pool. With assists from a top-flight project team, the community undertook an expansive pool renovation project featuring an updated design and functionality.  ...
AquaStar Introduces New Line of Valves & Actuators
AquaStar Pool Products, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of a new product category with the introduction of FlowStar valves and actuators. The line includes two- and three-way valves, a check valve, and a valve actuator designed to meet the diverse needs of the pool industry. FlowStar series products are made in the USA using raw materials sourced within the country.  The valves and actuators feature a lifetime warranty. ...
Fine Points: Sizing Equipment Areas
Setting up equipment areas for efficiency and serviceability stands as one of the top priorities during the planning and construction process, explains Kevin Cobabe. Getting it right means first devoting enough space for the equipment set, an important consideration that is often over looked. ...
Shuttered Reinforced Concrete
Civil engineer, Jerome Licata was interested in having a swimming pool installed at his home when he decided to try something new. He found a stay-in-place formwork system as a convenient way to create a concrete-reinforced pool structure. ...
PVC Membranes from Renolit
RENOLIT offers reinforced PVC commercial-grade membranes that provide a watertight surface finish for residential and commercial swimming pools, decks and splash pads. The membranes provide a solution for customers dealing with pools and decks experiencing chronic repairs such as cracking, flaking, peeling and de-lamination, the company says. Suitable both for new builds and renovations, and compatible with any surface, making the finish watertight and slip resistant.
Poolside by CGT offers ‘Butterfly Effect’ Pool Liner
Poolside by CGT offers a stone mosaic liner design with sparkling color to make pool water shimmer. Created to help pool professionals stand out from their competition with a unique design that matches the latest deck and coping treatments, Butterfly Effect is printed on the company’s eclipse grey pool liner material and is enhanced with Poolside’s exclusive aquashimmer feature that gives the design a dramatic and fiery effect.
Fountain People Provide LED Color-Changing Fixture
Fountain People are proud to offer the FXPRO Series LED color-changing light fixture, designed and made for the illumination of fountain and splash pad spray effects, underwater, wet or dry. It features on-board DMX control and is manufactured from cast 316L stainless steel. It includes (9) LED RGBW (4000K White) color changing light diodes, adjustable stainless steel yoke assembly, tempered glass lens with silicone gasket and 20 feet of 18/5 submersible cable.
Pool Algae Prevention
Algae are a class of organisms that are essential to life on earth. In a swimming pool, however, they become an affliction that compromises water quality and consumes chemicals. According to Haviland’s Kevin Vlietstra, although there’s an inevitable quality to algae, prevention is always the best treatment option.    ...