Posts with the tag “evaporation”
Vapor Retardants and Water Conservation
April 26th, 2016
Everyone knows that liquid pool covers save heat in pools by lowering the rate of evaporation, right? Well, some people know that (now you certainly do!). What often goes unrecognised, however, is t...
Drought - Is it Conflicting With Your Pool Opening?
April 5th, 2016
The last thing any community wants to hear as the weather starts to warm up again for Spring and Summer is that their local public pool will not be opening for the season - due to water shortage caus...
The Fringe Benefits of ADA Compliancy
May 6th, 2013
With the ADA Compliancy deadline coming nearer and nearer, I am sure you are hearing all about it on a regular basis. I am going to assume that you know what your facility needs, and are taking the ...
Fix My Facility - Aquatics Int'l Contest Winner
January 9th, 2013
The New Year is upon us all, and it is a great time for reflection, motivation and resolutions. One way to improve upon successes and failures of previous years, is to adapt to current situations stra...
Does Your Pool Need to Gain More Heat?
June 12th, 2012
Recently I have been receiving quite a few inquiries about Heatsavr's affect on solar gain.Many people understand that by using our liquid pool cover, their pool will retain up to 50% of the heat that...
Refreshed Industry Demands: Pool Covers
June 7th, 2012
As the industry evolves and grows in tune with the economic and social situations facing the world, new demands will be made for certain products, other products will become less desirable, and some p...
Is Water Loss a Problem at Your Facility?
June 5th, 2012
Whether your pool is indoor or outdoor, you are guaranteed to lose a huge portion of water through evaporation. In fact, many studies have shown that the equivalent of your entire pools' volume will e...
Understanding Evaporative Loss in Swimming Pools
June 1st, 2012
On occasion, I get customers who are't wholly satisficed with the results they have seen using our EcosavrTM liquid pool cover. As you can imagine I hate to hear these sentiments and I immediately hav...
Pool Energy Consumption: Enjoy A Positive Audit
May 29th, 2012
For the past few years, I have been hearing more and more about energy audits performed on aquatics centers. While hotels, corporations and other "green minded," energy conscious businesses have been ...
Help Your Pool Water Rise to the Occasion
May 18th, 2012
This early in the season, your pool water may need some help to rise to the occasion - and a comfortable temperature. If you rely on the sun alone, you may have difficulty compensating for the over...
Swimming Pool Heat Retention
May 9th, 2012
'Tis the season for opening swimming pools. 'Tis also the season for warm days, cool evenings. The weather is getting to the point where it is beautiful enough that, across North America, the masse...
How to Flourish in a "Cautiously Optimist" Market
April 26th, 2012
Aqua Magazine released their 2012 "State of the Industry" Report in their May issue. The overall consensus for the construction segment of the pool industry was to enjoy some cautious optimism. The ec...
Facility Sees Significant Energy Savings by Reducing Evaporation
April 24th, 2012
In the April edition of Pool & Spa Marketing magazine there is a great case study that I wanted to share with you. The subtitle is: "Facility Sees Significant Energy Savings By Reducing Evaporation"En...
Avoiding a World Without Water
March 28th, 2012
I heard about World Water Day for the first time yesterday. I realize that I learned about it too late to participate for 2012 - it is the 22nd of March every year - but I can still educate myself on ...
Upgrade your equipment for efficiency
March 13th, 2012
I have been scanning a new pool industry forum lately: PoolFYI.comGranted, the information there is mainly residential based, but there is a lot of material that can be used in just about any pool rel...
Dampness is never appreciated...
February 7th, 2012
De-Mythifying Liquid Pool Covers
February 6th, 2012
I was very recently in Atlantic City for the North East Pool & Spa Association Trade Show. I attend this show every year, and I have noticed that, in the past few years, there has been a growing atten...
Atlanta is Facing Increased Water Costs - Are You Next?
July 5th, 2011
A Double Standard in Energy Efficiency
June 21st, 2011
Are You Proud of Your Pool?
March 1st, 2011
Water Conservation VS Importation from THE MOON
November 9th, 2010
Two Steps Forward and You Won't Ever Go Back!
September 22nd, 2010
I hope you have enjoyed reading the “Guide to Lowering Costs At Your Commercial Aquatics Center”. If you haven't got your copy yet, jump over toCommercial Facilities Guideand have a quick read now.I d...