by Paul Steinbach October 2005
A flood of equipment options - from high-tech robotics to time-tested manual tools - is available to keep commercial pools operating efficiently and looking their best.
by Scot Hunsaker August 2005
Condensing multiple visions into one is an involved yet necessary step in the process of planning outdoor aquatic facilities.
Variations on a Theme
by Andrew Cohen May 2005
Theming of aquatic facilities has trickled down from major water parks to municipal recreation centers and even high schools
by Brad Mccord, Nancy Freedman & Randy Mendioroz March 2005
Choosing whether to construct a 25-, 35- or 50-meter pool raises a host of design, planning, construction and operational issues.
by Christopher Chivetta October 2004
Temperature and relative-humidity data collected at natatoriums suggests that water in motion may impart a greater demand on HVAC systems than initially thought
by Marvin Bynum August 2004
Computerized automatic controllers serve as an aquatic center's onsite eyes, ears and, yes, brains, allowing facility operators to monitor mechanical systems from near and far
by Paul Fawcett March 2004
Like it or not, aquatic facilities require systematic and comprehensive yearly maintenance in order to retain their vitality
by Robert Mcdonald November 2003
Though it does its work behind the scenes, a building's plumbing system takes center stage in the planning of locker and laundry rooms, natatoriums and a host of other ancillary areas
by Michael Popke August 2002
Gymnasiums, natatoriums and lobbies can be notorious echo chambers, but panels, baffles, banners and blocks can help turn down the volume
Getting Pool Light Right
by Scot Hunsaker March 1998
Proper design and placement of natural and artificial light sources can ensure people see your natatorium in the best possible light