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.
ControlOMatic (Grass Valley, CA) offers MegaChlor, a salt chlorine generator for pools and spas with capacities up to 17,000 gallons. Designed for easy installation, the self-contained electrolytic process uses low salt concentrations to generate free chlorine and has a timer to adjust chlorine output along with LED lights that indicate the salt level. For details, click here.
Chemtrol (Santa Barbara, CA) has introduced the PC2100 Controller for automatic management of ORP and pH along with a display of the Langelier Saturation Index. Designed with improved electronics, a large eight-line screen display and a USB port for easy data downloads, there’s also an optional sensor for levels of free chlorine. For details, click here.
Prozone (Huntsville, AL) produces the PZ2-1 and PZ2-2 compressor-driven ozonators for commercial pools and spas. Designed for fast installation, quiet operation and maximum ozone production, the units have multiple lamps designed to sanitize water in pools up to 25,000 gallons and in spas up to 10,000 gallons. For details, click here.
Clearwater Tech (San Luis Obispo, CA) manufactures Microzone CD550, a corona-discharge ozone generator for small bodies of water, including spas, ornamental waterfeatures and aquariums. Easy to install and maintain, the wall-mounted unit requires no air preparation and reduces or eliminates chemical dosing while eliminating odors. For details, click here.