Thinking Outside The Box Handouts Tom Anderson
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  • 1. Thinking Outside of the Box What’s New in Pools and Spas? Tom Anderson and Jim Redman New Trends in Pool Design Skimmer Pools/Spas Gutter Pools/Spas Perimeter Rim Flow Tension Edges Vanishing Edges Beach entries Wading Areas Splash Pads/ Interactive Fountains Invisible/ Disappearing Pools Coping and Decking – Providing the polished look Pervious Pavers Custom Stone Textured – Colored Concrete
  • 2. Pool Finishes – Pretty Cool Stuff Fiberglass & Vinyl Plaster Aggregate Bead-Crete Tile Mosaic Glass Tile Custom In-lays Lighting Trends – The “Wow” Factor Pool/Spa Lighting LED Lighting Fiberoptics Feature lighting Steps, vanishing edges, etc. Fiber Optic “Stars” Pool/Spa Features – The fun stuff Fountain Features Sprays (on deck or in the pool/spa) Laminars Waterfall features Custom Wall Scuppers Fire and Water Umbrellas/ Shade Structures (within the pool) Custom Built/Themed Faux Rock Slides, waterfalls, etc. Swim up bars/ Underwater Stools
  • 3. Pool/Spa Features – The fun stuff Therapy/Fitness components Therapy Pools, rails, etc. Swim Jets Submersible Exercise equipment Current Channels – Lazy rivers Toys High Adventure Pool Side Maintenance – Making your life easier Pool/Spa Automation Remote controls Wireless Phone Internet Interlocked with home systems Feature/effect control Heating/sanitizing Cleaning systems Safety Items Safety Cover Systems Custom Handrails The Safety Turtle Pool/Spa Circulation Equipment Trends Sanitation Salt Systems UV Systems Low pressure Sustainability VFD’s Solar Systems Covers (Thermal) Power Heat Geothermal Heating High Efficiency Heaters Recycled Materials
  • 4. Reality Check – Being “The Devil’s Advocate” Site Constructability Budget Questions? Tom Anderson ( Jim Redman (