Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) has launched its Model 21-80/30G, a high-efficiency pump that moves water to feed vanishing edges, waterfalls, fountains or slides. Designed for quiet operation with four-inch suction and return ports, the all-plastic unit provides maximum flow at low head and is non-corrosive, salt-tolerant and chemical/UV resistant. For details, click here.
Inter-Fab (Tucson, AZ) offers Designer Series Grab Rails for pool and spa applications. Available singly or in pairs, the units are made of 304 stainless steel and can be upgraded with any of six powder-coat colors or three thermoplastic-coat colors to match any backyard décor. For salt pools, a marine-grade 316 L stainless steel option is also available. For details, click here.
Poolsmith Technologies (Phoenix, AZ) has launched the Organic pH control system for pools. The easy-to-install unit injects carbon dioxide into the water using carbolic acid as its source – no chemical handling, mixing or dispensing required. The controller automatically manages and stabilizes the pH level and helps prolong the life of pool surfaces. For details, click here.
AutoPilot (St. Petersburg, FL) manufactures the Pool Pilot Eco Nano, a salt-chlorine generator for swimming pools of up to 25,000 gallons. The easily installed, easy-to-use, easy-to-service, in-line units operate on 220-volt circuits at flow rates as low as 20 gallons per minute and with salt concentrations from 2,000 to 35,000 parts per million. For details, click here.
Little Giant (Oklahoma City, OK) makes pool-cover pumps that prevent the accumulation of rainwater or melted snow. They attach to standard garden hoses for easy water removal; are equipped with a removable intake screen for easy cleaning; and clear 1,700 gallons per hour with a 1/3-horsepower pump. Manual and automatic versions are available. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) now offers the CAT 6000 water-chemistry controller. Featuring a full-color touch screen, the unit guides the operator through programming, generates multiple reports and has a sensing technology that allows for truly precise measurement and control of free chlorine, pH, temperature and conductivity. For details, click here.
Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) has introduced Badu Block Multi, a pump for commercial pools, fountains and waterfeatures. Designed for easy installation, operation and service, the unit stacks the pump, motor, and strainer housing vertically – a compact footprint ideal for crowded equipment rooms. It’s available in 7.5-, 10-, 15- and 20-horsepower models. For details, click here.
Diamond Spas (Broomfield, CO) offers custom spas and hot tubs made from copper, a material known for durability in both indoor and outdoor applications. Available with earthy dark and medium-brown colors, the vessels can come in any size or shape with unique seating arrangements, step entries and jet and LED lighting placements. For details, click here.
Pentair Aquatic Systems (Sanford, NC) has introduced an IntelliFlo variable-speed pump that also provides precise flow control for increased efficiency, savings and performance. The dual-technology design ensures that the desired flow rate is maintained, no matter the conditions. It also has a rotatable keypad, eight speed settings and a built-in timer. For details, click here.
Bradford Products (Leland, NC) fabricates custom spas in stainless steel. Available in any shape or size with any number of hydrotherapy jets and custom finishes, these systems are built to suit a client’s unique needs. A full run of special features are possible, including waterfeatures, lighting, waterfalls, vanishing edges, acrylic or glass sides and more. For details, click here.
Pentair Commercial Aquatics (Sanford, NC) has updated its Acu-Trol AK110 water chemistry controller to comply with California’s Title 22 requirements. Designed for continuous monitoring and control of pH, disinfectant levels, temperature and flow rates, the unit records up to 36 days of sensor data in one- or two-hour recording intervals. For details, click here.
AquaStar Pool Products (Ventura, CA) offers LED pool fixtures in which the angle of the light beam can be adjusted by up to 20 degrees with a simple key. Designed to reduce surface glare and for enhanced illumination of deeper pools, the fixtures are made with UV-resistant plastic and have long-lasting, easily replaced LEDs that save on energy costs. For details, click here.
Intermatic (Spring Grove, IL) has launched the ReadySet Electronic Valve Actuator for use in pool and spa applications. Designed to speed installations, the device mounts to most common two- and three-way diverter valves and allows for establishing valve-position set points without unscrewing the actuator casing. For details, click here.