Sustainability

6 ways climate change makes beaches less safe

6 ways climate change makes beaches less safe

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recent story out of the U.K. highlights another growing problem swimmers around the world are beginning to face: Climate change is making beaches and open water swimming less safe. In the U.K., the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is warning spring vacationers that violent winter storms (which many scientists attribute to climate change) have […]

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How to boost your pool’s energy efficiency this offseason

How to boost your pool’s energy efficiency this offseason

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, pool opening can be considered the most important thing you do all pool season. Like breakfast, opening the pool is the equivalent of refreshing the body after a long sleep. And like breakfast, too many pool owners try to skimp on this all important action, […]

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Could waves from swimming power your pool?

Could waves from swimming power your pool?

| February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you’ve ever swum a lap, you know how much work it takes to move your body through the water. Thank the laws of fluid dynamics for that. But those same dynamics also make swimming a great exercise. Among the many benefits of swimming is the fact that it is one of the few exercises […]

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3 ways pool owners can combat drought – and save green

3 ways pool owners can combat drought – and save green

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor Jerry Brown recently called California’s drought an “unprecedented serious situation,” which in politicalspeak is like screaming fire in crowded theater. Forbes took the alarm bell and ran with it, posting a provocative editorial headlined “To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools.” As climate change takes deeper hold, drought has become […]

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