Hayward makes automation easy to add to existing pools photos by Womna Agbaza Next year, 600,000 people are going to replace pumps, says Greg Fournier, senior product manager for controls and backyard synergies at Hayward. Some will replace old single-speed pumps with another single-speed, but many will upgrade to a
Pentair automation ties to several devices By Megan Kendrick Pentair’s ScreenLogic interface allows automation through all kinds of devices — the newest being the Amazon Echo — a tower-looking device named Alexa that answers verbal questions and takes commands, among many other tricks — and Apple Watch. David MacCallum, product
With addition of TriStar VS950 and MaxFlo VS500, all sizes now accounted for in trade-only segment Scott Petty, the global product manager for pumps and above-ground equipment at Hayward Pool Products, has many analogies for the benefits of variable-speed pumps. “It’s like going from standard definition to HDTV,” Petty says.
New 9650iQ Sport allows control, information from anywhere People these days expect control of their homes on the go, says David Goldman, director of product marketing at California-based pool equipment manufacturer Zodiac Pool Systems, and Polaris’ newest robotic cleaner, the 9650iQ Sport, allows them to do just that. Using the
New illumaVision can project pictures and videos on the bottom of a pool By Jim Raposa Once in awhile, one product or service crosses over to inspire another product in a different business category. Such is the case with illumaVision from Pentair. This two-in-one gadget is both a color LED