Variable-Speed Pumps Are Not Just a Trend, They Are a Need

One of the biggest advocates for the energy saving features of variable- or multi-speed pumps (VSPs) is Energy Star.®

As far as clichés go, ‘going green’ is a good one. But within consumer markets, the environmentally friendly frenzy is often overstated. Many so-called green products are often overpriced and/or ineffective. It is no wonder why many consumers have become jaded by the green movement. Escalating energy costs and social awareness are still forcing everyone to be more responsible, however. … Read More

Top Digital Marketing Strategies for the Small Business

Top Digital Marketing Strategies for the Small Business

A digital marketing strategy is an important part of the overall marketing strategy of a business. This is true whether or not a company is doing business online. It is also true for a small, medium or large size company but especially true for a small company. Small business marketing for a local company can include many offline local advertising methods … Read More

A Leadership Tactic That Can Inspire Employees to Give Their Best

A Leadership Tactic That Can Inspire Employees to Give Their Best

Empowering employees in today’s business world requires a new dynamic in leadership. One way high-performing companies are accomplishing this is by adopting a business strategy that has been used for centuries in sports—coaching. What does a coach look like? A coach is a lot like a teacher, a person who imparts knowledge and gives instruction. They look a lot like … Read More

Making a case for Phosphate Control in Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs

Calcium phosphate scale occurs when orthophosphate combines with calcium in pool/hot tub water, particularly in the presence of heated water.

Calcium phosphate scale is a relatively new problem creeping into the swimming pool and hot tub industry. However, the problem has long been recognized in the boiler industry. Calcium phosphate scale became prevalent when reverse osmosis (RO) technology was widely applied to municipal waste water. Due to recent water shortages, municipal waste water recycling and reuse has become a major … Read More