Custom Molded Products (Tyrone, GA) has launched a laminar jet system featuring advanced LED lighting, a synchronizing system and a prefilter for use around pools. Designed for a balance of performance and reliability, the units have precision stainless steel nozzles and a flow system that minimizes turbulence for a glass-like laminar flow. For details, click here.
Waterway Plastics (Oxnard, CA) manufactures Poly Storm jets for use in gunite spas. The units come in a variety of colors and spray configurations. All of the internal components are threaded and interchangeable, so massage approaches can be mixed, matched and altered to suit specific client needs or desires – and the jets are large enough for easy changing. For details, click here.
AstralPool (Jacksonville, FL) produces the Viron P300 variable-speed pump. Featuring a housing that offers near-silent operation and a permanent-magnet, brushless DC motor designed to decrease operating costs, the pump adapts to the task at hand while reducing wear and tear on filters, heaters, chlorinators and other system components. For details, click here.
ClearWater Tech (San Luis Obispo, CA) has added the CD30nx ozone generator for commercial and residential swimming pools and spas to its product line. The compact, wall-mounted unit features a unique LCD user interface that allows for control and monitoring of ozone production, system status and diagnostics in a variety of languages. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) has announced that its OmniLogic automation system now works with the Nest Learning Thermostat and Nest Protect. With this interaction, Nest modes such as home, away or protect can now turn on or off backyard equipment and features based on the homeowner’s behavior or scheduling preferences. For details, click here.
AstralPool (Jacksonville, FL) manufactures the Viron gas heater for residential swimming pools and spas. Designed using heat-on-demand technology, the compact units feature operating efficiencies of up to 97 percent; save up to 20 percent on operating costs; and adjust burner levels to hold the water to within one degree of the desired temperature. For details, click here.
S.R. Smith (Canby, OR) has introduced the Treo Micro line for accent lighting and for illuminating small, hard-to-light areas in pools and spas, including steps, swim outs, beach entries and waterfalls. The compact units operate with the company’s wireless control systems and are available in both white LED and full-color RGB LED versions. For details, click here.
Custom Molded Products (Tyrone, GA) manufactures Brilliant Wonders, a waterfall system with built-in LED lighting. Each easy-to-install, easy-to-service unit features a sawtooth edge to churn the water and enhance sound effects; the LEDs can be synchronized across multiple waterfalls and are intense enough to work both night and day. For details, click here.
Zodiac Pool Systems (Vista, CA) now offers Jandy Pro Series corona-discharge ozone generators. Designed without vulnerable glass or stainless steel components, the units use ceramic plasma technology (which is impervious to water) and serve as supplemental sanitizers in killing pathogens, destroying organics and breaking down chloramines. For details, click here.
Speck Pumps (Jacksonville, FL) has introduced the Badu EcoM3 V, a variable-speed pump that uses a permanent-magnet, brushless DC motor controlled by advanced logic electronics. Designed to reduce operating costs by up to 80 percent, the low-noise, non-corroding, medium-head units can be used in pools with salt concentrations up to 5,000 ppm. For details, click here.
Zodiac Pool Systems (Vista, CA) has prepared a new Web site for its Jandy Pro Series products. Jandy.com features a modern user interface, mobile optimization and product recommendations for those looking to build, upgrade or save energy on a pool project and includes catalogs, manuals and user guides for online viewing or downloading. For details, click here.
Aqua Creek Products (Missoula, MT) has introduced Scout 2, a pool lift that features an adjustable seat pole, a sturdy base and a stronger actuator. With a weight capacity of 375 pounds, the unit can clear wall heights up to 18 inches with its standard foot rest. There’s also an optional pull-out leg rest that can clear up to 28 inches on a raised-beam pool. For details, click here.
Pentair Commercial Aquatics (Sanford, NC) manufactures a complete line of Paragon railings for commercial and residential pool applications. The custom-fabricated, corrosion-resistant, stainless steel products come with design and engineering support and can be used with entry ramps or stairs, for ADA compliance or simply to make pools safer. For details, click here.