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Pool Story: How a JCC Cut 40% of Chlorine Use and Costs [Infographic]

In 2016, Kathy Torre, Aquatics Director at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) MetroWest, sought a healthier pool treatment solution to keep up with the facility’s swimming lessons, competitions and other activities. The Challenge: Torre says that trying to reduce combined chlorine and keep the pool environment’s air and water quality healthy for swimmers and staff […]

Pool Story: How a YMCA pool improved air quality

If you can’t see your facility’s pool you shouldn’t be able to smell it. The chemical pool smell that lurks into hallways, lobbies and locker rooms isn’t only unpleasant, but also toxic to inhale. However, aquatic facilities, like the Boulder Valley YMCA, have been trailblazers for facilities looking to improve air quality, while protecting the health […]

4 Ways to reduce your pool chlorine exposure

Being a low-impact exercise that works the entire body, swimming is a great exercise for all ages and capabilities. While swimming has many healthy benefits for our bodies physically, it can also expose our bodies to dangerous chemicals that’ll harm our digestive and respiratory health. If swimming is a part of your daily or weekly […]

How to protect your skin & minimize DBPs while swimming

Did you know that lathering up with sunscreen before jumping in the pool could harm your respiratory health? While you think you’re protecting your skin with sunscreen in the pool, you may also be contributing to toxic disinfection byproducts, or DBPs, creation in the water.   There is a common misconception that pool odor and irritation comes from chlorine […]

Five Pool Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Remember the phrase, “don’t believe everything you hear”? If you love to swim, own a pool or are looking to get a pool, you’ve probably heard many conflicting myths about swimming pools. Here we’ve set the record straight for these five popular pool myths. Myth 1: “Salt water pools are ‘chlorine free’” Despite popular belief, saltwater […]

Five Ways to Improve Your Commercial Pool This Summer

  Water clarity and quality is essential to patron loyalty and a facility’s reputation. This summer, take your facility to the next level with efficient, cost-effective and simple operational enhancements. Here are five pool improvements that will please your customers, staff and management.   1. Controlling Chemicals Bather load drives the need for higher chemical […]

Which pool system is right for you?

If you’re a first-time pool owner or upgrading your pool features, choosing a water treatment system is one of the most important decisions and investments you’ll make for your pool. With so many methods available, it’s important to do your research and find a pool system that best fits your household’s needs. The purpose of […]

Swimming Health Solutions Announced for CDC Sanitation Challenges

Clear Comfort offers solutions for the growing challenge of Crypto and secondary sanitation. BOULDER, COLO. – MAY 22, 2017 – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new statistics on the dangers of parasites and swimming pool safety in the United States. Recent independent studies confirm that Clear Comfort’s advanced oxidation sanitation systems are […]

Secondary Sanitation: A civic responsibility for aquatic professionals

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention developed the Model Aquatic Health Code to educate state and local authorities on safe and healthy best pool practices. With MAHC, the CDC aims to decrease and prevent the increasing amount of recreational water illness (RWI) outbreaks in public pools using traditional chlorine sanitation. MAHC recommends both primary […]

[Video] Health in your home should include your pool

You care about reducing chemical use in your home, and this shouldn’t stop at your pool. When chlorine cleans your pool water, it creates chloramines, which are toxic to humans. These chloramines cause red, itchy eyes, dry skin, and lung irritation. With Clear Comfort’s chlorine-free pool system, you can enjoy peace of mind knowing you […]

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