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Been too busy to keep up with the pool industry’s latest news? Fear not – here is a selection of the most interesting pool industry news of this month.
In the United States, labor shortages pose a serious problem for pool and spa businesses. The industry struggles to draw new talent needs to raise its profile. A recent article in Aqua Magazine suggests that the answer could lie in a national competition – an event that would give college students the chance to show off their pool design skills. This would create a buzz about careers in pool architecture or construction. The inspiration? A successful nationwide landscaping competition held by the National Association of Landscape Professionals.
Meanwhile, at luxurypools.com, the hot topic is keeping cool. The last word in poolside comfort? Outdoor misting systems. This popular innovation works by emitting a fine spray of refreshing water from a series of nozzles on the patio or terrace. These can lower e poolside temperature by as much as 1,6°C Celsius (35°F), according the website.
Getting ready to open up your pool? You might want to take a look at Swim University’s list of handy tips. The website has picked the brains of a number of pool professionals to bring you a whole host of smart ideas and guidance. For instance, did you know you can test surface circulation by throwing a ping pong ball into your pool?
Recently, a spectacular but scary image has been shared on the Telegraph newspaper’s website. It’s the view from a glass-bottomed pool – that’s suspended 500 feet above street level! While the sky-high pool will strike fear into vertigo-suffering swimmers, there are plenty of daredevils out there who can’t wait to dive right in!
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