Pool & Spa Systems/Equipment

CCEI USA Offers LED Lights for Pools
CCEI USA (Inglewood, CA) manufactures the Brio LED 3-inch niche-less pool light. Designed to replace traditional incandescent bulbs in a 1.5-inch return fitting, the lights are available with 50-, 100- and 150-foot cable lengths. It has fittings for vinyl liner, fiberglass and concrete pools for easy installation and a wide beam angle of 160 degrees. Brio can provide up to 2400 lumens of output and uses low voltage (12V AC power). Read more here.  
Natural Currents Offers Solar-Powered Pumps
Natural Currents (Dana Point, CA) manufacturers sun-powered high-speed pumps. Efficient water flow is prioritized to maintain strong water circulation, effective filtration and reliable water quality. The company’s line of SunRay pumps offer a zero-utility energy-based solution that exceeds all new energy laws and regulations, the company says.   Read More
Raypak Introduces the E3T Commercial Electric Pool Heater
Raypak (Oxnard, CA) has introduced the E3T 3-phase electric pool heater designed for commercial applications. The heater features a robust titanium heating element that not only prolongs the life of the heater, but allows it to work in extreme pool water environments, such as salt water chlorinated pools, the company says. Learn more here.
Sliding into Innovation
British design firm, Splinterworks (Bath, UK) has made a mark in the watershaping world by reimagining waterslides. Taking a truly daring design approach, the company combines form and function into structures that are as much works of sculptural art as they are pieces of poolside play equipment. ...
Hayward’s ColorLogic LED Lights
Hayward (Berkley Heights, NJ) offers ColorLogic 320 & 160 LED lights. The 1.5-inch pool, spa or accent lights provide low-profile, total color coordination of all water environments and complete synchronization with all Universal ColorLogic lights. With 10 fixed colors and 7 color-changing shows, the ColorLogic 1.5-inch light is ideal for highlighting steps, bubblers, baja shelves and other water features. Learn more.
Pentair’s Tiny MicroBrite LEDS
Pentair (Minneapolis, MN) makes MicroBrite Color and White LED Lights. For new pool and spa designs, their compact size adds dynamic lighting in tight places. The 12V LED plastic lights are only 3.5 inches long, fit into narrow walls and tight spaces and require no niche. Learn more here.
Glacier Pool Cooler Lower Water Temps
Glacier Pool Coolers (Scottdale, Ariz.) produces pool chillers for residential and commercial applications. As water is processed through the unit, the chilled water collects in a bottom basin, where the water level rises and falls, allowing the internal sump pump to push the water into the pool line in cycles, providing steady relief from uncomfortably high pool water temperatures. To learn more, click here.
The Treatment Power Trio
In his pursuit of delivering “gourmet water” for his clients, Steve Kenny turns to the powerful combination of ozone, UV and low levels of chlorine whenever possible. Doing so, he says, creates synergies that cannot be achieved using the technologies separately. The result is superior water quality that thrills his clients who invest in the combined treatment methods.  ...
AquaStar Introduces Filter Line
AquaStar Pool Products, Inc. is now offering a new line of filters. Pipeline Filters are available in two different sizes: the PLF27000 for pools up to 27,000 gallons, and the PLF35000 for pools up to 35,000 gallons, both with compact footprints. The filters feature a patented safe-release collar for lid and feature a double-locking ring that mechanically compresses and decompresses the O-ring seal using two large handles. Read more here.
Polishing Paradise
A beautiful aquatic setting deserves equally dazzling water, explains water-quality specialist, Steve Kenny. That universal truth can lead anywhere, he says, including this project that is nestled in the heart of a tropical paradise, where he rescued a gorgeous pool from the murky depths of an inadequate treatment system.   ...