How can you get your pool water into tip-top condition? Do you know about the alternatives to chlorine? There are different treatments for looking after pool water that make it possible to keep the water clean and, above all, free of pathogenic microorganisms that can affect the health of bathers. Chlorine is the most […]
Bearing the needs of residential pool owners in mind, the AstralPool brand has created an efficient, healthy filtration system with unprecedented results in this sector: NanoFiber. If you have a pool of up to 90 m3 and you want to spend less time on maintenance, remember this name.
The most common method now used for disinfecting pools is chlorination. It is an inexpensive and efficient system but, unfortunately, there are often some problems associated with it, such as the unpleasant smell, the decline in the quality of air, and the irritation bathers experience to their airways, skin and eyes.
School is out. It’s time to close the text books, say goodbye to classmates until September and get ready to experience thousands of adventures in the water. For generations, the pool has become firmly established as one of the favourite places for summer fun, and it doesn’t look like that is going to change.
On hot summer nights, there are few things as relaxing as the still water of a perfectly illuminated pool. When temperatures soar to their maximum in the year, it is difficult not to dream of a night time dip, and the idea of interrupting the silence that engulfs a garden when the sun sets with […]
Summer is just around the corner, the days are getting longer and temperatures are on the rise. It’s time to start making summer plans – options are endless, but few are as tempting as simply relaxing and having a good time around the pool with friends and family.
Regardless of the shape and size of your pool, these five tips are guaranteed to turn your backyard into an uplifting space.
This question is asked more and more often by pool owners, and in response CTX Professional has just launched its two-product CTX Bubbles range. These new single-use solutions from the Fluidra group make it possible to enjoy a crystal-clear and sustainable pool without investing much time and money, and are specifically designed for users committed […]
The professionals at AstralPool present a series of recommendations to get the most out of a pool and in the most sustainable fashion. Follow these tips for a perfect amenity!
At first sight, a pool does not look that complicated. After all, it is a big hole in the ground full of water. However, there are various parts hidden under the surface that fit together to form its sophisticated inner workings, which enable us to have a great time splashing around in crystal clear water.
The best-selling filtration pump in the market has had a makeover with features and ease of use never seen before. The AstralPool brand has launched Victoria Plus Silent, a more resistant, silent and easy-to-use version of its bestseller Victoria Plus.
The filter is a key element for keeping pool water crystal clear at all times. Broadly speaking, the filter system is responsible for cleaning the water in the facility and returning it to the pool in a perfect condition.
These five tips will help you cut the energy and water consumption of your pool. Get ready for the most sustainable swimming season you’ve ever had!
The first step for ensuring that a pool has as little environmental impact as possible is to choose the right systems involved in its maintenance. Specifically, the choice of a filtration pump that exactly meets the needs of the users and the requirements of each pool is decisive for attaining maximum sustainability, both in public […]
About 20 kilometres south of Palma de Mallorca, lies the pleasant Bellavista housing estate. The owners of a detached family home with spectacular sea views entrusted the architect Isabel Catany Artigues with a major mission: to turn the garden into an oasis of relaxation, with an infinity pool and a sundeck.
Have you ever asked yourself why so many Chinese restaurants have fish tanks? The answer has nothing to do with any special interest in fish, it’s because of feng shui. According to this philosophy based on the idea of occupying spaces in a conscious and harmonious fashion, water symbolises good luck and contributes significantly to […]
The new applications of the Internet of things are a fashionable topic at professional fairs in the pool and home sector. Experts say that connected pools are not just much easier to maintain and give users more leisure time but are also healthier and more sustainable, and provide a significant energy and financial saving. In […]
For many triathlon enthusiasts, going to the seaside to swim can be extremely difficult and, therefore, the most viable alternative for training in the water is of course to go to a swimming pool. However, the experience of swimming in a pool is totally different to what the sea has in store on the day […]
A countercurrent swimming system will enable you to make more of your pool than ever before. Easy to install, these devices make it possible to have unlimited fun and swim for as long as you like in small pools.
Pool experts from around the globe met in Lyon from 15 to 18 November to celebrate Piscine Global Europe, an exhibition which, in this 27th edition, once again showed why it is a not-to-be-missed event for all sector professionals.
We now have the names of the five people who, thanks to The Cool Pool, will enjoy a VIP experience at the 27th edition of the Piscine Global Lyon trade fair, from 15 to 18 November.
Did you know you should only empty a pool once every five years? However, when winter comes around, many pool owners and maintenance staff still choose to remove all the water. This action is not only fairly unsustainable, it can also be very pricey.
It’s a cold winter’s day. After eight hours at the office and a colossal traffic jam, you finally arrive home. You pour a glass of wine, change into your swimsuit and relax into the pool. The water is the perfect temperature. You begin a gentle breaststroke and after just a few strokes start to feel […]
To capture a particular target group, it is important for tourist establishments to have a dedicated offering that sets them apart in the sector and satisfies the needs of increasingly discerning and segmented tourists. Water leisure can be a major draw for families, particularly young children, who play a decisive role when it comes to […]
The Piscine Global Lyon trade show is just around the corner and here at The Cool Pool we want to offer readers the chance to enjoy it in the best possible way. We are running a draw for 5 VIP passes to the show to be held at the Lyon Eurexpo grounds from 15 to […]
The fountains sector is constantly evolving and the construction of new and stunning installations around the world demonstrates the growth in some trends, including interactivity, clean lines and the intelligent combination of music and colour. All of these characteristics form true works of art, a world away from the fussy designs that were popular in […]
There are few occasions that make us happier than seeing children running around our garden or patio and enjoying their time outdoors. If, on top of that, you have a pool, the possibilities grow exponentially. But it should not be forgotten that in matters of safety in and around the pool, responsible use is essential […]
What if you could create an unlimited source of adventure, health and well-being for you and yours? Turn your garden into your family’s (and friends’!) favourite place this summer with an in-ground pool.
From time to time, solutions arise that completely change the way we go about our daily lives. If you have a pool, you’re in for a surprise because the Pool Care App is about to make your life much easier.
The arrival of summer and the start of the swimming season deserves to be celebrated in style. Follow these tips to plan the pool party of the year!
Reading emails on your watch, paying for your shopping with a wristband, lamps that switch on by themselves when it starts to get dark… The emergence of the Internet of Things has made things that a few years ago would have seemed like something out of science fiction part of our everyday lives. Thanks to […]
In order for your pool water to be in the best possible condition, its physical and chemical properties must remain constant. This is the aim of our water disinfection and treatment systems. Among the most sustainable and healthy, two stand out: salt chlorination and neolysis.
With summer just around the corner, the time has come to start preparing pools for the new season. Fluidra’s professionals recommend exercising caution and to start this process in spring. You will therefore be able to use your pool as soon as the bathing season starts. Initially, this procedure may seem costly, but the company’s professionals […]
Earth Day was celebrated on April 22. Since 1970, this day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern ecological movement and brings a great opportunity to reflect on the importance of the environment and to raise awareness around sustainable water management. Like every year, Fluidra joined in the celebration.
There is a wide range of pool cleaners in the market that can help keep a pool spotless. Basically, this type of device can be divided into manual and automatic ones. Amongst the latter, it is worth highlighting electronic robots, state-of-the-art devices that are surprisingly efficient and sustainable, in addition to allowing users to enjoy their […]
Kids have fun, socialise, do sport and develop their psychomotor skills in pools. However, if families with children want their pools to be a veritable haven of fun and wellbeing, it is advisable to take certain measures to make them safer, the water of a better quality and easier to access.
Making the most of your pool means being able to use it at times of the year when the weather would otherwise rule this out. Since ancient times, Scandinavians have learnt to live with the fact that bright sunshine is not necessary for going for a swim. Now it is also possible to use residential […]
With the good weather just around the corner, many people are asking themselves if the time has come to make their dream come true of building a pool in their homes. Whether for fun, well-being or even for financial reasons… You will find five good reasons why this is the year for you to take the […]
Wooden pools are characterised by their durability and sustainability. Wood is an extremely hear-wearing material, which withstands temperature changes, gives pools a natural look and fits in extremely well with in natural surroundings.
A countercurrent swimming system will enable you to make more of your pool than ever before. Easy to install, these devices make it possible to have unlimited fun and swim for as long as you like in small pools. There are no more excuses for not exercising in the comfort of your home.
Today we are going to review the trends that will have an impact on the design of pools this year. We would like to present five accessories and applications that are essential for a must-have pool. Which would you choose?
In addition to making it possible to swim in transparent, healthy water, the choice of a suitable filtration system is crucial for all of the devices required to maintain a pool to work properly.
All experts agree: to keep a pool in perfect condition, prevention is the best solution. There are currently various products in the market that can help prevent the appearance of algae in pools. When you choose which product you are going to use in your pool, it is very important to remember that you will […]
Although you may not use your pool in the coldest months of the year, it is very important to carry out maintenance work on it. A few years ago, this task involved emptying the pool (a costly and not very environmentally friendly practice), but over time new methods have come about, such as winterising, a […]
Coventry (UK) will host the 20th edition of Spatex from 31 January to 2 February 2016. This is the UK’s biggest event dedicated to the pool and wellness sector. A broad spectrum of technologies and products related to water leisure facilities will be on display at the event, ranging from the very latest for pools, […]
An efficient pumping system is crucial for keeping pools in top condition. Pumps are the pool’s main circulation mechanism and malfunction threatens the cleanliness and quality of water in the system. To perform this maintenance task with the greatest efficiency possible, Astralpool presents Viron variable speed pumps.
Have you ever dreamed of floating among the stars? Making your dream come true is now much closer than you imagine. IgniaLight has created Starry Sky, an innovative decorative lighting system that uses underwater fibre optic cables to create captivating constellations in the bottom of the pool.
If you have a pool of up to 90 m3, enjoying clear, healthy water is now easier than ever. With the aim of delivering a level of filtration never seen before in the residential pool sector, AstralPool’s experts have come up with NanoFiber, an efficient, healthy filtration system.
A new edition of Salon Piscine & Bien-Être, France’s major trade fair devoted entirely to the world of pools and spas, is to be held in December. Held in Paris every year, the event attracts hundreds of professionals from the sector (technicians, distributors, manufacturers and installers, amongst others), who present their latest products and solutions […]
There is no greater pleasure for pool owners than being able to enjoy transparent, healthy water without spending a great deal of time on pool maintenance. With this goal in mind, the team of experts at CTX Professional have come up with a new system for disinfecting pool water: multipurpose tablets in water-soluble film.
From 13 to 16 October, the Piscina & Wellness 2015 trade exhibit once again brought together experts from the pool sector from all over the world. Held every two years, this 12th edition gave centre stage to the wellness sector and clearly demonstrated that internationalisation is one of its main driving forces.
The pool at Club Natació Atlètic-Barceloneta (CNAB) staged the launch of FreePool, a new all-in-one water treatment and disinfection system for public pools that improves the health and well-being of swimmers. The system was developed by Fluidra and its benefits have been endorsed by Hospital Clínic de Barcelona and Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB).
The sixth annual Aquanale, the international trade fair for saunas and pools, will be celebrated alongside FSB, the international exhibition for outdoor sports and swimming facilities, in Cologne from 27 – 30 October with the aim of boosting the global pool and wellness sector.
Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up relaxing and unwinding in the pool. To help beat the colder weather AstralPool presents Compact ElectricHeat, the newest model in its range of electric heaters. With a more modern and efficient design, the collection of heaters designed by Fluidra Group brand AstralPool is […]
The next Pool & Wellness Barcelona is just around the corner and The Cool Pool wants to invite you to the event, the industry’s largest in Europe. The 2015 trade show will focus on new markets and water uses related to wellness, leisure and tourism.
A hose could never reach that far. The time and space constraints that watering poses have been loosened somewhat in recent years, but the remote systems that have emerged on the market have lacked complete autonomy, nor can they be controlled by the user at anytime, anywhere.
The upcoming Piscina & Wellness Barcelona trade fair, celebrated from 13 to 16 October 2015, will feature more exhibitors and a larger exhibition space than last year. It certainly seems that the Spanish market is experiencing a renewed spark of international interest, with the tourism industry making strong investments in pools and wellness equipment. The […]
Starting on 24th July, the city of Kazan will host the World Swimming Championships. Over the course of 17 exhilarating days, the capital of the Russian Republic of Tatarstan will welcome the greatest international water sport competitors.
Enjoying a crystal clear swimming pool is easier than ever before with the CTX-39 Pool Gel purifier. CTX, the leading brand for the care and treatment of pool water, has created this groundbreaking clarifying agent to help you keep your pool clean and glistening.
Through its subsidiary Fluidra Engineering Services, the Fluidra group became an official sponsor of the Mies van der Rohe Foundation last month. Following the signing of the sponsorship agreement, the multinational Catalan company, dedicated to developing appliances for the sustainable use of water, will further add to the various educational activities run by the Foundation.
This year, AstralPool-Fluidra has once again demonstrated its commitment to sport by celebrating the final phase of the Men’s Water Polo Champions League, organised by the swimming club CN Atlètic Barceloneta. After its success last year, the Final Six are coming back to fight in the competition.
With its new range of automatic pool cleaners, AstralPool has once again made the most environmentally-friendly and advanced technology available to the general public. The brand’s innovative pool cleaners guarantee a thorough clean that uses less water in record time, thus giving people the opportunity to enjoy more time in the pool.
Energy efficiency certificates, which have until now only been available for electrical appliances and housing, will soon be awarded to the lighting industry. EU regulations require that the packaging of all products with replaceable or disposable light bulbs have an energy efficiency label.
Can you imagine a pool that can be installed in just one day? One that offers the durability of concrete, multiple design options and saves time and money? With these objectives in mind AstralPool developed ModuloPool, a module-based pool concept to suit the needs of every client.
Singapore’s Pool Splash! Asia is an event that merges two of the most internationally renowned trade fairs for swimming pools and spas (Piscine Global and Splash!). This can’t-miss event will be celebrated next 20 to 21 May at Marina Bay Sands, one of the most spectacular resorts in the world located in the south of […]
The tenth edition of Egypt’s pool and water technology trade fair, the Aquatherm-Egypt Pool, is to be held from 26 to 28 March. Over three days, Cairo will once again become the world’s swimming pool capital and will showcase the sector’s latest developments.
CTX, a leading specialist in pool water treatment and care, is celebrating the addition of a new revolutionary product to its catalogue. CTX Care Pods are single-dose tablets that help prevent three common problems in all pools: cloudy water, the formation of foam and the removal of phosphates. Moreover, it is a totally natural product, in line […]
The Spanish Association of Pool Sector Professions (ASOFAP) held its first ASOFAP open workshops in February. At the event, which brought together 150 professionals from the pool sector, the results of the “Survey on the Private Pool Sector in Spain” were presented. It analysed the situation of the sector, the characteristics of the current pool […]
KIVU by AstralPool is one of the most versatile filter pumps on the market. Designed for a range of applications (pools, fish farms and water parks), KIVU is a plastic pump for large flows that offers maximum hydraulic efficiency with a low noise level.
On a Journey. Spanish architecture in the Arab World is an exhibition that is being held thanks to the collaboration between Casa Árabe and the High Council of the Association of Architects of Spain. Put together by Luis Díaz-Mauriño and Luis Úrculo, the exhibition gives an overview of the main projects designed by Spanish architects in […]
Through its brand AstralPool, the Fluidra group has renewed its sponsorship of the women’s water polo team based at Sabadell Swimming Club for three more years. The signing of this agreement will further build up the successful relationship that began in 2007 between the brand and the sports club.
The Internet of Things is a concept that has been talked about for some time now. The idea of a network with millions of sensors and instruments that monitor how everyday objects work first came out in the 1990s, when forward-thinking people began to toy with the idea of smart domestic appliances, such as fridges […]
Turkey’s capital, Istanbul, will host the third edition of World Intelligent Cities Summit and Exhibition, organised by EurAsia Strategies, one of the leading research and event media businesses. Once again at this edition, companies from the West whose goals address making advances on matters related to smart cities will be given the opportunity of penetrating the […]
AstralPool continues to develop innovative, sustainable solutions for pools. Its latest breakthrough is called LumiPlus Design, a range of underwater floodlights made using the most efficient LED technology able to achieve a radical reduction in energy consumption.
The next major event for the world of pools and spas will take place in Lyon. From 18 to 21 November, the most well known experts and brands in the sector will meet to share information and innovation. Piscine Expo Lyon has become the most significant international event for the sector as it is the […]
Our bodies can absorb up to 500 ml of water during an hour in the pool. It is therefore essential that pool water be clean and free of all substances that can harm the body. Fluidra set itself the goal of coming up with a practical solution to this problem. It has therefore created Mineralpools, […]
Barcelona’s Hostelco trade fair will open its doors for yet another year on 20 October. The leading hotel industry fair in Spain and one of the biggest of its kind in Europe, Hostelco has transformed to adapt to today’s market, a market in which professionals need new services and products primarily to innovate their business. In an […]
Pool design, just like the designs of cars and sunglasses, has evolved over the years. Infinite pools, organic shapes, architectural integration. When it comes to developing a project of these characteristics the designers’ work is becoming increasingly more exquisite. Along with aesthetic quality anyone who is thinking of installing a swimming pool next to their […]
Trends in exterior design draw on ecological and natural materials that blend in with the environment and nature. Current tastes in gardens and terraces are dominated by rattan, one of the most widely used materials outdoors, as it has the enormous advantage of being able to create intimate spaces in gardens.
Astralpool Mac remains at top of the league table for pool control and maintenance. AstralPool’s smart pool won the Environmental Award at the 2014 SPLASH! trade show because of its energy efficiency and functionality. These awards are given annually to the most environmentally friendly products and designs in the pool sector. The prize-giving ceremony took place […]
Swimming pools are increasingly used as recreational spaces for fun and games, where you can spend hours swimming, jumping and diving with friends and family. However, having a pool also means having to regularly clean it to ensure the comfort and well-being of users and to protect equipment from damage caused by dirt that accumulate […]
Innovative pool maintenance accessories that aim to make living with a pool easier are increasingly available on the market. Pool owners know that water quality, temperature, cleanliness, level and the type of chemical products used must constantly be monitored. Like in other industries, implementing advanced technology in pools makes taking care of all these factors […]
Since 1994 the six-week Feldkirch music festival (Austria) has hosted a range of electronic and techno music concerts. Performances by well-known and up-and-coming artists round out a diverse range of activities promoted through different competitions, including ones focused on architecture and fashion.
Judging by the amount of time we spend with smartphones and tablets they must be our best friends; we take them with us virtually everywhere we go. Now, thanks to technology and a new application developed by CTX, swimming-pool care and maintenance become as simple and accessible as answering the phone or checking your email.
Europe’s most important waterpolo competition enters a new dimension this season: the finals of the Champions League will be contested in a Final Six format. The city of Barcelona, a world-renowned water sport venue that successfully hosted the FINA World Swimming Championship in 2013 and 2003, in addition to the 1992 Olympic Games, will host […]
What if a pool’s entire treatment was integrated into a single touch screen? Thanks to next-generation software, AstralPool Mac offers full control of the pools in one unique product.