Daldorado (Naples, FL) has introduced the DalLUX stone and tile grate-support system for use on straight, parallel pools. The system features 12-inch-wide supports and mitered corners to which cut-to-size stone or tile pieces are attached using a supplied adhesive and spacer lugs. The resulting grates have load capacities in excess of 5,000 pounds. For details, click here.
Bobé Water & Fire Features (Phoenix, AZ) makes Cannon Scuppers for use in raised pool walls and decorative waterfeatures. Available in copper and stainless steel with three other color finishes, the units have 1.5-inch inlets welded to the back and come with 1-, 1.5-, 2-, 2.5- and 3-inch outlets. Custom sizes are also available, as are escutcheon plates. For details, click here.
Hayward Pool Products (Elizabeth, NJ) has introduced OmniHub, a smart, expandable controller that brings system management to existing pool/spa systems without the need to replace major equipment. It installs easily and offers remote operation of pumps, heaters, pool/spa and landscape lights, salt chlorinators, booster pumps and more. For details, click here.
Pentair Aquatic Systems (Sanford, NC) makes the IntelliLevel water-leveling system. The units allow for accurate addition of water through pressure sensing, ultrasonic water-level detection and an electromechanical microventing system to measure and add water to an accuracy within a quarter inch, measuring added water to ensure the correct ﬁll. For details, click here.
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.