Homeowners with an Amazon Echo device can now use it to control their pool through Hayward’s OmniLogic. Once installed, a user would simply give a command, such as “Alexa, ask Hayward to turn on my backyard lights,” to operate. “Pool owners today are seeking the ultimate in convenience and Alexa
The Independent Pool & Spa Service Association has released the IPSSA Intermediate Training Manual 2017 Revised Edition Part 1 — Chemicals. Written by Robert Lowry, the revised/updated edition has current information on algae, cleaning up a swamp, using borates, advanced oxidation process (AOP), saturation index for pros, advanced water treating techniques,
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
Tom Lachocki, CEO, and the National Swimming Pool Foundation were awarded the 4th Annual Blue Mind Award at the World Aquatic Health Conference. The Blue Mind Award is given to an individual/organization for working toward positive change in the water community. “We share the vision of a world where all
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.