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NPC 27th Annual Conference

3/10/2016 » 3/12/2016
Western Pool & Spa Show

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Applied Materials TechnologiesGreg Garrett, Start-up Certification Class Instructor
Schilli Plastering Co.Chairman of the Board, Dave Schilli

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For more than 25 years the NPC has been the utmost authority for in-ground swimming pool and spa cementitious interior pool surface applicators, material manufacturers, suppliers and distributors.  Be sure to visit our site to find the latest news, technical updates, and events impacting the pool industry.

 


Full Evaporation Study Report Now Available!

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National Plasterers Council leads the industry into a critical evaporation study for drought-stricken California.

Pool covers could cut evaporation by 95 percent, Cal Poly study shows Read the article


Read the article from Pool & Spa News here.



NEW! - NPC POOL START-UP PROCEDURES POSTER

If you have used NPC's Pool Start-Up Procedure Cards in the past, you will love this poster!  All the same information as on the cards in an easy to read 24"x36" colorful poster. One side printed in English, the other side in Spanish.  Laminated on both sides for easy hanging.  IN STOCK - ORDER NOW!

$25.00 members / $50.00 non-members


VGB:  Cracking the Code

When President George W. Bush signed the Virginia Graeme Baker Act into law in 2007, the pool and spa industry gave itself a well-deserved pat on the back for its part in helping craft the bill. No longer would commercial pools and spas pose the suction-entrapment hazard that injured or killed a small-but-preventable number of people every year, including the namesake granddaughter of former Secretary of State James Baker, who drowned after becoming trapped on a hot tub drain in 2002.

But while the law altered the way commercial pools were plumbed and made them safer, it contained no mandatory provisions for backyard pools. That has never sat well with Carvin DiGiovanni, Vice President, Technical and Standards, for APSP.

"There are only 300,000 commercial pools out there that VGB applies to. But you've got many more swimmers and bathers in backyards. The number is anywhere from 14 million to 18 million residential pools and spas," he says. "What's being done to protect them?"

Read entire article from Aqua here.


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