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and Vita Spa brands displaying hot tubs. Display spas will also be accompanied by the very popular automated spa covers from Covana, which are present for the first time at SPATEX. There will be two hot tubs versions on display and visitors are invited to go and see for themselves the benefits that Covana can offer for a showroom. See them on stands B52 and G30

ASTRALPOOL UK AIM TO TAKE BUSINESSES TO ‘THE NEXT LEVEL’ Despite the continuing post BREXIT uncertainty in the UK, AstralPool UK are looking to build further on a successful 2016 by helping their trade customers take their business to ‘The Next Level!’ As such the company will be continuing to promote their products and services by exhibiting at SPATEX and supporting the organisers and the industry. Highlights on the stand will include the new Nanofiber Auto Filter, one of their luxurious GRP tiled spas, plus a first look at the new dedicated spa/ pool Hub Touch Screen Control System. New for 2017, AstralPool UK will have a shared area with their long standing advanced swimming pool climate control systems partners – Heatstar – where customers will be able to discuss projects and find out more about the product range with representatives from both companies. Visitors that see the AstralPool team can also gain further insights into other new products and improvements such as the new Victoria Silent Pump, a new range of LED lights, robotic cleaners and heat pumps. Plus there’s AstralPool’s prestigious Stainless Steel Pool Solutions too! See them on stand E50

SPATEX, RICOH ARENA, COVENTRY, UK SPATEX 2017. Bowman’s new EC80 heat exchanger is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to traditional electric heating for hot tubs, as it enables them to be heated by gas or renewable energy boilers. The benefits are significantly faster heat up times – typically up to eight times faster compared to electric – and significantly lower heating costs. Bowman will illustrate both single and multi-tub installation on their stand, as well as displaying their acclaimed titanium swimming pool heat exchangers. See them on stand C37

THERE’S NEW TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES ON THE BRIO STAND THIS YEAR BRIO Group are looking forward to another great event at SPATEX 2017. Following on from the success of their newly accredited IOSH Pool Plant Qualifications, in the coming weeks, the company will also be launching their new Online Pool Plant Operators Course for Beginners and their new one Day PPO course. BRIO are also co-founders of the SPEHP Group which began in January 2016, an initiative which has been very successful in working to prevent Entrapment Hazards occurring in swimming pools and spas across Europe. BRIO also proudly became the first international partner of the American Pool Safely Campaign. In addition to their stand, BRIO’s Robert Byrne will be presenting a seminar at the ISPE Workshops on Wednesday at 1pm on the Practicalities of Managing Health & Safety in Pool Plant Rooms. There will be a special offer for all visitors to SPATEX, with 15% off any courses/risk assessments/audits booked at SPATEX or within two weeks of the show. Since BRIO officially launched almost

four years ago, the innovative new Pool Plant courses have proven to be incredibly popular and highly accredited and receive excellent feedback. BRIO continues to ensure that they listen to their clients and are confident that many more personnel will try out the new SPTO and ODS courses and be impressed with the quality of training offered. See them on stand F18

CALOREX TURN UP THE ‘VARIHEAT’ AT SPATEX A newly modified Variheat III is set to be the star of the show for Calorex at the 21st edition SPATEX. Complete with touch-screen technology and remote internet connection, the unit will now allow our customers to control pool temperatures as well as other key features directly from a smart phone. The unveiling will see the Variheat III compete alongside its sister product, the Delta, giving customers more options for heating and cooling their indoor swimming pools. The Variheat III will not be the only swimming pool product on display. It will be presented alongside the Calorex Delta, the FX2, the popular Pro-Pac and AA500 systems. Talking ahead of the event, Head of UK Operations Lee Austin said: “This year our focus at SPATEX will be primarily on our cost efficient products and our newly integrated service team. “We will be promoting the flexibility of installation and potential savings that Calorex units provide, with particular reference to the improved Variheat III, which we are delighted to be launching at the exhibition.” “Due to the recent company restructure Dantherm and Calorex’s service teams are now able to offer greater geographical coverage with a broader service and larger team.” See them on stand C14


BOWMAN – HEATING HOT TUBS FASTER AT SPATEX 2017 A faster, more economical method of heating commercial or domestic hot tubs will be a focal point of E J Bowman’s stand at

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) February 2017  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...