Under a Department of Energy rule for energy-efficiency standards for dedicated purpose pool pumps, starting in February any energy-efficient representations must follow new testing procedures. Although manufacturers aren’t required to implement new testing or performance criteria until July 19, 2021, starting in February 2018, any marketing claims must meet these
The American National Standards Institute has approved the ANSI/APSP/ICC-13 2017 American National Standard for Water Conservation Efficiency in Residential and Public Pools, Spas, Portable Spas and Swim Spas standard. The standard aims to provide professionals with water conservation best practices. “With the world placing increasing demands on finite water resources,
The Association of Pool & Spa Professional’s WAVE Young Professionals Network will be sponsored by Zodiac Pool Systems through 2018. “As we look to the future, we’re excited about investing in our next generation of industry and association leaders,” says Rich Gottwald, APSP president and CEO. “Through Zodiac’s continued commitment,
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals has made its Maintenance Specialist Course available online. The self-paced course has videos, interactive exercise and quizzes. “There has been a huge demand for advanced industry education,” says Maria O’Hara, director of APSP education. “Our goal is to continue to provide quality education to stay
Jennifer Farwell is the director of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals’ western office, which serves California, Arizona and Nevada. With 20 years of sales and operations experience, Farwell will drive membership and lead advocacy efforts in the area.