The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance announced this week that a supplement to the ANSI/APSP/ICC/NPC-12 2016...
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance has awarded the 2019 Dr. R. Neil Lowry Grant to the Pueblo Department...
The Texas legislature has passed HB 2858, which allows municipalities in the state to require...
NESPA inducted its 2017-2018 board of directors at its annual membership meeting on September 12.
During the meeting, the association thanked previous board president Bob Baron (of Baron Pool Service) for his time, dedication and passion for the industry after his many years of service.
“In the year ahead, we will be building on our strengths as an association by tackling a lot of significant projects like expanding our education offerings, strengthening our relationships with code officials and finding new ways to better the pool and spa industry,” says newly-elected President Ronald Falcioni. “This is an exciting time for NESPA and there is no better group of men and women to work with on these initiatives than our executive committee and board of directors.”
NESPA members interested in getting involved on the regional level can contact the NESPA office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (609) 689-9111.
Below is a list of the new executive committee members sworn into office as well as representatives from the four chapters and directors at large.
President: Ronald Falcioni | Darien Pool
Vice President: Barry Kenny | Bel-Aqua Pool Supply
Treasurer: Mitch Katz | ELITE Landscaping
Secretary: Amy Rullo | Premier Pool Renovations/Aquatic Artistry
Past President: Irene Insignares | Cool Pool & Spa
Directors At Large • Jeff McGalliard | Premier Pools & Spas
• John Lochren | Solar Pool Enclosures
• George Kazdin | Kazdin Pools and Spas
Connecticut Chapter • Bill Drakeley | Drakeley Pool Co.
• Roberto Romano | David Cooke Plaster Co.
• John Romano | All American Pools & Spas
Long Island Chapter • Barry Kenny | Bel-Aqua Pool Supply, New Rochelle, New York
• Julie Kazdin-Boucher | Kazdin Pools and Spas
• Kyle Chaikin | Chaikin Ultimate Pools
Metro NY-NJ Chapter • John Migliaccio | The Pool & Spa Place
• Joe Perkins | Bel-Aqua Pool Supply
• Bob Blanda | Mill Bergen Pool Center
Penn-Jersey Chapter • Joe Koch | Blue Wave Pools
• Chas Bogardus | Budd's Pool Company
• Amy Rullo | Premier Pool Renovations/Aquatic Artistry
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance announced this week that a supplement to the ANSI/APSP/ICC/NPC-12 2016 Standard for the Plastering of Swimming Pools and Spas was approved by the American National Standards Institute on May 10. The new supplement impacts the way that industry professionals plaster pools and spas.
"We are excited that our PHTA Standard Writing Committee for the Plastering of Pools and Spas was able to address plastering applications in cold temperatures and further...
The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance has awarded the 2019 Dr. R. Neil Lowry Grant to the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment at the National Environmental Health Association’s 2019 Annual Education Conference & Exhibition awards ceremony in Nashville, Tenn.
Given in the memory of Dr. Robert Neil Lowry, a...
The Texas legislature has passed HB 2858, which allows municipalities in the state to require model standards for building, remodeling and repairing pools and spas. The legislature adopted the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, which was developed by the International Code Council in partnership with the Pool and Hot Tub Alliance (formerly the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals and the National Swimming Pool Foundation). It is the only model code that addresses design and...
On Monday, April 15, 2019, the Team Horner Group, an integrated manufacturer, wholesale distributor and global exporter of swimming pool equipment and supplies, celebrated worldwide in honor of 50 years in business.