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Poolside by CGT is delighted to now offer its new Carrara Marble vinyl pool liner pattern for 2023. The new pattern imitates the beautiful appearance of natural marble. Printed on a white liner material and enhanced with the company’s exclusive aquafinish protective topcoat that provides superior chemical resistance and an industry leading UV protection. The simplicity and beauty of this natural stone marble, inspires calmness and relaxation and complements today’s popular deck and coping treatments. Vinyl Pool Liners
In order to visualize how the new pattern will look in the pool, Poolside by CGT provides a comprehensive tool for visualizing pool liner patterns in a pool including the ability to simultaneously select various popular deck options to truly visualize the pool’s final look and feel. The Poolside by CGT Visualizer makes the liner selection process fun and easy. The program starts by allowing the user to select from either a freeform or rectangular pool shape, then simply choose a liner design from the Poolside by CGT liner collection and choose a surrounding deck surface. The user can select from flagstone, paver, travertine, wood or concrete decking options, then explore their pool combination in five (5) different views of the pool including an aerial overhead view and both a day and night view of the pool with pool lighting. This powerful tool is the perfect for pool builders to provide to their customers so the client can get creative and even download a PDF of their favorite design. The Visualizer tool helps consumers to choose their pool liner pattern with confidence. This online tool works great with a desktop, tablet and even a mobile device. Go to www.visualizer.poolsidebycgt.com to try it out!
Or watch this promotional video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aE5V9wKqeSE
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Professionals across the pool, spa, patio, decking, and outdoor living industries engaged in three days of industry connection, education, networking, and competition with the industry’s leading brands and experts.
The 2022 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo) concluded its 65th annual event. The excitement from the show floor was palpable with an over 40% increase in professionals in attendance from last year. The event, put on by Informa Markets, the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), and the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA®), was November 15-17 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With over 10,000 registered professionals, the event connected notable and emergent brands with thousands of buyers, while providing ample networking opportunities and a full range of education led by renowned industry experts.
Attendees covering the entire spectrum of the industry explored 146,680 square feet of exhibit space during the three-day event. More than 460 vendors displayed the latest products, services, and technology for the pool, spa, patio, outdoor living, and decking industries, including prominent suppliers, such as Jacuzzi Hot Tubs, Deckorators, and Raypak, Inc.
“PSP/Deck Expo is the industry’s leading marketplace for driving growth and enabling collaboration,” said Kris Osterbusch, Show Director. “Every year, suppliers and attendees meet at this event to make new deals, partnerships, and re-establish connections. The expo floor was buzzing; buyers explored innovative products and technologies, and conference rooms were packed as professionals sought solutions to today’s challenges,” she continued.
PSP/Deck Expo 2022 brought new sessions and education to enhance the attendee experience, in addition to restoring special events from previous years. The Keynote: CEO Panel featured leaders from five key manufacturers; they gave their perspective on current challenges and future outlook to a standing-room only space.
“The Keynote: CEO Panel was a slam dunk,” said Sabeena Hickman, CAE, President & CEO of PHTA. “The speakers entertained the crowd and gave a phenomenal perspective on the industry.”
Besides the expo hall and more than 100 education opportunities during the week, additional event highlights included:
“PSP/Deck Expo is a can’t-miss event for us each year as an exhibitor,” said Britt Godfrey of Lyon Financial, who was a vendor. “The quality of the venues, show production and attendees is unmatched. This show allows us to display our brand to the industry’s key decision makers, year after year, with resounding results.”
In the Expo Hall, one attendee favorite was the Product Showcase. Vendors submitted their new and noteworthy technologies as part of a contest for attendee voting. With over 40 products submitted, the winners were:
Like the 2022 event, PSP/Deck Expo 2023 will take place in the West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, from November 10-15, 2023. However, the Expo portion of the event will shift to a Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday format.
“The outlook for the industry is extremely positive. The industry has faced recent challenges head on, and we are emerging stronger than ever.” said Vincent Carrubba, president of NADRA. “These two industries – at this show – these are a natural fit. It’s wonderful to see the interaction and the collaboration happening.”
For more information about the event, visit www.PoolSpaPatio.com
### About the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo The International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo™, co-located with Deck Expo is where all segments of the industry (pool, spa, patio, decking, and outdoor living) gather to stay well-informed of the trends, market directions, and technology. The event offers industry professionals a large selection of educational sessions, an expo hall, and various networking opportunities. The event partners with The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) as the official Show Sponsor, GENESIS® as the official Show Endorser, Pool and Spa News (PSN) as the official Show Publication, and the North American Deck & Railing Association (NADRA) as the official Show Sponsor of Deck Expo. The event is owned and produced by Informa Markets. www.poolspapatio.com
About Informa Markets Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. We provide marketplace participants around the globe with opportunities to engage, experience and do business through face-to-face exhibitions, targeted digital services and actionable data solutions. We connect buyers and sellers across more than a dozen global verticals, including Pharmaceuticals, Food, Medical Technology and Infrastructure. As the world’s leading market-making company, we bring a diverse range of specialist markets to life, unlocking opportunities and helping them to thrive 365 days of the year. For more information, please visit www.informamarkets.com
LOWELL, Mass. | December 6, 2022 – ePropelled, a provider of leading-edge electric propulsion systems and power generation solutions, today announced a new line of energy-efficient electric pump motors designed to be used with pools, spas, and industrial applications. The motors provide optimized energy efficiency, reduced noise, and are compact and lightweight. These innovations allow manufacturers to save energy and money, while delivering better overall value to customers.
Forrester data shows that 68% of consumers plan to increase efforts to identify brands that reduce environmental impact. At the same time, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that more than half of the electricity used in manufacturing powers various motors. ePropelled’s environmentally-friendly motors give industry and manufacturing leaders an opportunity to reduce harmful greenhouse emissions by replacing their motors and systems with improved designs.
Available immediately, ePropelled’s new line of six motors include:
All the Sustainability Motors are compact and lightweight for easier installation, and their quiet performance makes them more comfortable for consumers. Noise pollution is a problem with pump motors in general, whether for residential pools or other commercial uses. In addition, the new motors’ variable speed capabilities optimize pump motor efficiency, reduce energy costs, and allow manufacturers to easily add new features and functions.
“Our new energy-efficient electric pump motors have less impact on the environment and are powerful enough not only for pools and spas, but many other applications within industrial markets,” said Nick Grewal, CEO, president and founder of ePropelled. “Variable speed pump motors are more efficient, which creates more sustainable products, systems and operations and can reduce costs. This is a win-win for manufacturers and consumers alike.”
ePropelled is focused on designing and producing energy-efficient motors and related technology for a variety of sectors, with a particular focus on the industrial pump motor market. Target markets include HVAC, pool, spa, water and wastewater, and other large industrial applications. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), electric motors and systems account for about 40% of electricity consumption globally.
ePropelled designs state of the art motors, generators, and power management systems. Our technology helps reduce energy consumption and improve system efficiency at a lower cost in the aerospace, manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, electric vehicles, and pump motor markets. We are a leader in magnetics engineering, and our patented technology innovations are used in the air, land, and water, defining the future of electric propulsion.
ePropelled has offices in the United States, Europe, and India and collaborates with manufacturers of all types and sizes around the world. For more information, please visit epropelled.com.
(Alexandria, Va.) – The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2022 PHTA Chairman’s Award. This is a new award developed by PHTA Chairman Charlie Claffey and the PHTA Board of Directors. The winners were honored during the Keynote Presentation at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo, co-located with Deck Expo (PSP/Deck Expo) on November 15 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Chairman’s Award is given to individuals who are leading the way and making amazing contributions to the pool, spa, and hot tub industry as a whole. The award also recognizes the companies who employ the winners, for supporting them in their leadership roles.
The awards were presented jointly by Claffey and PHTA Board Chair-Elect Joseph Laurino, Ph.D.
This year’s Chairman’s Award winners are:
“PHTA’s mission is to educate, advocate, and elevate. The four inaugural recipients of the Chairman’s Award truly embody that mission through their active participation in the industry standards development process,” says Claffey, President of Claffey Pools. “Their dedication, commitment, and countless hours put into volunteering and making a positive impact deserve recognition and commendation from the industry as a whole. Congratulations to Steve, Jim, Ken, and Jody!”
For more information, please contact Amy Willer, PHTA’s Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, at [email protected] or 703-838-0083, ext. 121.
About the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), a non-profit organization with over 3,600 members from around the world, was established in 1956 to support, promote, and protect the common interests of the $36.5B pool, hot tub, and spa industry. PHTA provides education, advocacy, standards development, research, and market growth to increase our members’ professionalism, knowledge, and profitability. Additionally, PHTA facilitates the expansion of swimming, water safety, and related research and outreach activities aimed at introducing more people to swimming, making swimming environments safer, and keeping pools open to serve communities. For more information, visit www.phta.org.
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