Winter is Coming: How to Close Your Pool

Leaves are changing, temperatures are cooling, and, for certain climates, that means it’s the sad time of…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Heritage Pools, LLC

The Clear Comfort Champ Award proudly recognizes an outstanding company in the pool and spa industry that…

What’s the Best Chlorine-Alternative For Easy Pool Care?

If you want to spend more time swimming and less time squeezing pool maintenance into your schedule,…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Pacific Pools Inc.

The Clear Comfort Champ Award proudly recognizes an outstanding company in the pool and spa industry that…

Clear Comfort’s All-New CCW25™ Ushers in a New Era of Spa Treatment

With Industry-Leading Quality, Ease & Powerful Water Treatment, Clear Comfort Has Tailored Today’s Best AOP™ Specifically for…

How To Get Rid of Hot Tub BioFilm Slime

Whether you’re reopening your hot tub for the cold months ahead or ready for a relaxing soak…

pHroblem? How to Balance Your Pool pH Low or High Levels

Do you know the reason why lemon juice or certain soaps burn our eyes? It’s because our…

Clear Comfort Unveils a New Era of Spa Water Treatment

Today’s Best AOP™ Treatment Is Now an Affordable Solution for All Spas Louisville, Colorado – Clear Comfort’s…

Pool Size Comparison: Olympic Size, 25 Meter & 25 Yard

After a year of waiting and uncertainty, the Summer Olympic Games will officially begin on July 23,…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Goodall Pools & Spas

The Clear Comfort Champ Award proudly recognizes an outstanding company in the pool and spa industry that…

The Chlorine Shortage 2021: From the Perfect Storm to the Perfect Pool Journey

How to secure your pool business and turn disaster into opportunity. It seems as if everything that…

Swimming Pool Leak Detection 101

As a swimming pool owner, you have a convenient place to escape, exercise and enjoy with your…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Luxury Pool & Spa

The Clear Comfort Champ Award proudly recognizes an outstanding company in the pool and spa industry that…

Clear Comfort Cares Program: Call For Aquatic Facility Entries

Nominations For a Clear Comfort AOP Donation Are Open For Aquatic Facilities That Care for Their Communities…

Summer 2021 Resolutions: 3 Swimming Pool Best Practices

Each year, technology developments and industry trends open new doors for pool owners looking for a more…

How To Save Your Summer From the Pool Chlorine Shortage

Empty Chlorine Shelves Don’t Need to Mean Empty Home Pools This Summer Are you looking forward to…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Imperial Pools

In recognition of outstanding service in the pool and spa industry, Clear Comfort highlights a Champ that…

Post-Pandemic: A 3-Step Recipe to a Sustainable Pool Brand

With more time being spent inside or online, customers are making purchases in new ways and for…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Hines Pool & Spa

In recognition of outstanding service in the pool and spa industry, Clear Comfort highlights a Champ that…

How to Open Your Pool For Summer (the Right Way)

With temperatures rising, it’s time to welcome the long-awaited pool opening season!  But before you dive in,…

YMCA of Avery County Is Announced as the Latest Recipient of the Clear Comfort Cares Program

AOP Pool System Donation Provides a Healthier Swimming Experience to the Williams YMCA of Avery County’s Community…

4 of the Best Facility Improvements To Build Swimmers’ Trust

How University Aquatics Operators Can Build Swimmers’ Trust in the Next Normal After the upheavals of 2020, the…

A Case Study: Optimizing For the Future of Aquatics

Although no one knows how long it will take for aquatics facilities to be operating like before,…

At Last, Luxurious, Safe, Enjoyable and Non-Toxic Water Treatment

When George and Deanna Hill moved into their new California home, they wanted to install a pool—but only if…

Endless Pools® Introduces the Industry Leading AOP for a Healthier Aquatic Wellness Experience

The EZ50 Integrates Clear Comfort’s AOP Treatment to Deliver Pool Owners the Best Water for Enjoyment, Training…

Clear Comfort Cares Program Announces Call For Aquatic Facility Nominations

Clear Comfort is Honoring Another Aquatic Facility That Helps Its Community With Aquatic Programs Boulder, Colorado –…

10 Reasons YMCAs Are Switching to Clear Comfort AOP Pool Treatment

With patrons actively searching for safe spaces to exercise, enjoy and relax, YMCA aquatic facilities are embracing…

Ability360 Receives AOP Pool System Donation With the Clear Comfort Cares Program

AOP Pool System Donation Helps Ability360 Provide the Best Swimming Experience For People With Disabilities Phoenix, Arizona…

Aquatics Can Adapt: Here Are 3 Ways

Lately, it seems like the only thing aquatics operators can count on is change. From social distancing…

Your Complete Guide: Home Pool Shock 101

To keep your pool clean, safe, and healthy for the best possible swimming experience there are specific…

Yours, Mine & Ours: How Your Pool Business Can Become a Brand Builder

As a result more people staying at home, the residential pool market is experiencing a spike in…

CYA Smart Alliance Builds Strength in Numbers

The Smarter Pool Care Movement Gains Momentum With New Industry Leaders Joining Every Week Boulder, Colorado –…

Gordon and Grant Unveils New Clear Comfort AOP Spa System Offering

Collaboration Offers a Best-In-Class Spa Experience to Gordon and Grant Hot Tubs and Spa Owners Santa Barbara,…

Clear Comfort Cares Program Recognizes an Aquatic Facility That Gives Back

Clear Comfort is Recognizing Aquatic Facilities That Make Positive Impacts on Their Communities Boulder, Colorado – Clear…

CYA Smart Launches Historic Industry Collaboration for Better Pool and Spa Water

Leaders Across the Industry Have Come Together for Smarter, Healthier and More Complete Water Care  Boulder, Colorado…

Roberts Hot Tubs Unveils Clear Comfort Offering For an Enhanced Spa Experience

Collaboration Delivers the Healthiest and Best-Feeling Water to Roberts Hot Tub Owners Richmond, California and Boulder, Colorado…

Swim Stress Away: 5 Mental Health Benefits of Swimming

Exercise can reduce stress and produce feel-good hormones and chemicals in our brains, like serotonin and endorphins. Swimming is particularly effective for all ages and all physical abilities at reducing stress, depression and anxiety for many reasons.

Clear Comfort and Sigura™ Offer New Ultimate Pool Kit for Water Care

New Bundle Offering Gives Dealers $1,000 of Free Product With the Best AOP™ for the Best Total…

10 Reasons Why Rec Centers Love Clear Comfort’s AOP Pool Treatment

July is National Park and Recreation Month, a time to recognize the role that parks and recreation…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Wavecrest Pools 

In recognition of outstanding service in the pool and spa industry, one Clear Comfort Champ is highlighted…

Baby Boom or Divorce Boom: Hot Tubs Offer Romance in the Pandemic Era

Social distancing is putting a strain on relationships. Many lawyers are predicting that this “self-imposed confinement” will…

[Video] Clear Comfort Check-In: Kyle McCawley, Lamp Rynearson

In this virtual Clear Comfort Check-In, Kyle McCawley, Project Manager at Lamp Rynearson, sits down with Tom…

Clear Comfort Check-In: Rob Castorri, Tuckahoe Recreation Club

In this Clear Comfort Check-In, Rob Castorri, General Manager of the Tuckahoe Recreation Club sits down for…

[Video] Why The Pool Doctor’s Customers Are Loving Clear Comfort

 As a busy pool professional, you want a water treatment system that makes your life easier…

[Video] Clear Comfort Check-In: Jack Huisingh, Holland Community Aquatic Center

In this Clear Comfort Check-In, Jack Huisingh, Executive Director of the Holland Community Aquatic Center, sits down…

[Video] Clear Comfort Check-In: Donna Hodgert, Associate Director of Aquatics

 In this virtual Clear Comfort Check-In, Donna Hodgert, Associate Director of Aquatics at Liberty University, sits…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Sparkling Pools & Harbor Hot Tubs

In recognition of outstanding service in the pool and spa industry, one Clear Comfort Champ is highlighted…

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Wayne Hatch, City of Ventura

In recognition of outstanding service in the pool and spa industry, Clear Comfort selects one aquatics superstar…

Six Common Swimming Pool Myths: Setting the Record Straight

Swimming pools can have a bad rap, but often this is because of myths that many people believe to be true. Here we bust common swimming pool myths.

Small Business Trends (Demo)

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[Podcast] Selling to a New Generation with Steve Berens of Clear Comfort

Founder and CEO of Clear Comfort, Steve Berens, recently sat down with Megan Kendrick and Jeff Bailey…

Business Needs Ideas (Demo)

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Big Ideas For Business (Demo)

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Business Needs Ideas (Demo)

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Small Business Trends (Demo)

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Big Ideas For Business (Demo)

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Business Needs Ideas (Demo)

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Clear Comfort Launches the World’s Fastest AOP Treatment Installation Kits

Breakthrough One-Hour Installation Makes It Easier Than Ever for Aquatics Facilities to Achieve the Best Water Quality…

Small Business Trends (Demo)

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2020 Trade Show Season: Where to Find Clear Comfort

The pool and spa industry’s 2020 trade show season is finally upon us, and many of us…

[Video] Tuckahoe Recreation Club’s Pool Story: Better Air Quality, Less Chemicals

To further the Tuckahoe Recreation Club’s commitment to protecting patrons’ well-being and enjoyment, the facility’s management was…

2019 Highlight Reel: Clear Comfort’s Best Moments

2019 was an exciting year of growth and accomplishments for the Clear Comfort team, and we wanted…

Finding a Balance: How to Properly Balance Your Pool Water Chemistry

Most pool owners know that their water should be clean and clear, but the importance of balancing…

Clear Comfort Introduces a New Level of Water Treatment for Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs 

Collaboration Brings the Easiest, Healthiest and Best Feeling Water for the Market Leading Hot Tub and Spa…

Are You Covered? The Benefits of Swimming Pool Covers

After swimming in your pool or closing it for the winter, it can be easy to overlook…

Lifeguard Lung: The Hidden Danger for Indoor Swimming Pools

Chlorine use in indoor swimming pools has not improved in the 20 years since the study was published. There have been many more articles since this one confirming that it is chloramines that cause the symptoms.

Which Pool System is Right for You?

If you’re a first-time pool owner or upgrading your pool features, choosing a pool system is one…

Clear Comfort and Innovative Water Care Collaborate to Deliver the Best and Easiest Water Quality Solution

New Relationship Brings the Easiest, Healthiest and Best Feeling Water for Today’s Commercial and Residential Pools Boulder,…

Ozone vs Salt Water Pools: Salty, Sour or Well-Balanced Sweet Water

If you’re a homeowner getting ready to build a pool, you eventually come to the point where…

Total Dissolved Solids: The Ultimate Guide For Aquatic Operators

Do you ever wonder why your pool water may begin to look dull and not as sparkly…

Can Pool Disinfection By-products Raise Your Risk of Cancer?

According to multiple cancer studies, swimming in chlorinated pools with disinfection by-products (DBPs) may increase your risk…

The pH Balancing Act: Best Practices For Lowering Pool pH

In aquatics facilities, pH is the most critical element of water balance. If you’re like most commercial…

[Video] University Pool Story: How Clear Comfort Compares to UV

 Compared to UV, Clear Comfort’s AOP Pool System Allowed a University to Reduce More Chlorine Use…

6 Potential Pool Problems (And How to Solve Them)

In the heat of summer, nothing beats a refreshing dip in the pool or just simply relaxing…

Goodson Recreation Center Upgrades Pool Water and Air Quality with New and Improved Water Treatment System

Clear Comfort’s Sustainable AOP Pool Technology Helps Colorado Recreation Center Offer a Healthier Swimming Environment type=”video/mp4″ /…

The Ultimate Pool Chlorine Alternative Comparison: AOP, Saltwater, Ozone & More

When it comes to pool sanitation, chlorine has always been one of the most popular choices. It’s…

The Top Backyard Swimming Pool Trends of 2019

Summer season is in full swing, which means it’s the best time to start thinking about what…

Vacation Safety Tips for the Whole Family

Summers are the best times for vacations and excitement for the whole family. Whether you’re heading to…

The Best Pool Features and Supplies You Need this Summer

In the summer, you want to be outdoors as much as possible, spending time with family and…

5 Ways to Save Money as a Swimming Pool Owner

Owning a pool can be a great investment that brings value as well as enjoyment to your…

Clear Comfort Announces Continued Growth with Jeffrey Campbell Joining as the Director of Business Development

Industry Veteran Joins the Pool and Spa Market’s Fast-Growth Company at Key Inflection Point Boulder, Colorado –…

How to Get Started with Pool Maintenance

Having a pool is something that many people consider to be a key element of the perfect…

Swimming Pool Chemical Testing: Methods and Techniques

Checking pool and spa chemical levels is an important practice that pool owners and operators often overlook. Swimming…

4 Pool Upgrades to Make This Summer

The official First Day of Summer is Jun 21, and the transitional spring weather won’t be around…

Swimming Pool Safety: Drowning Prevention & Chemical Safety

Now that Memorial Day has passed marking the unofficial start of summer, it’s a good time to…

How Pool Disinfection Byproducts Affect Asthma and Allergies

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA),…

[Video] The Upper Palmetto YMCA Adopts Sustainable and Health-Conscious Pool Disinfection

YMCA Aquatics Facility in South Carolina Enhances Water and Air Quality With Clear Comfort AOP Rock Hill,…

AOP Pool Sanitation & the Future of Swimming Pools

The future is officially here. Every year modern technology becomes more powerful and efficient, allowing us to…

How to Practice Safe and Healthy Swimming

Swimming is a great way to spend time with family and friends while having fun and staying…

Clear Comfort’s CCW50 AOP System Named a Top 50 Product of 2019

Pool and Spa News Award Acknowledges Clear Comfort’s Leading Pool and Spa AOP Technology Boulder, Colorado –…

Patio Design Ideas for Pools Owners

If you’re thinking about adding a pool to your home or if you already have a pool,…

The Amazing Benefits of Owning a Swimming Pool and Spa

There are countless benefits of owning a swimming pool and spa. After a long day at work,…

Crypto is Coming: Ready Your Resources

How Will Your Facility Get Ready For the Worst-Case Scenario? With pool season approaching, the Centers for…

Your Complete Guide to Variable Speed Pool Pumps

Single speed and dual speed pool pumps are officially a thing of the past. More and more…

Happy Earth Day: Why Sustainable Pool Treatment is Easier Than You Might Think

In 2019, the environment is as much of a concern to people as it has ever been….

Will AOP Pool Treatment Rule the Industry?

In recent years technology has improved many things, from the way we communicate to the way we…

Why is Swimming Pool Circulation Important?

While most pool owners understand the need to clean and disinfect their pool, not as many truly…

Niche to Norm: The Pool Technology Tipping Point

Are Pool Products Like AOP Ready for Primetime? Every new, successful technology reaches a tipping point where…

How to Protect Your Pool Against Crypto

If you’re running a public pool or a waterpark, your biggest nightmare probably involves an outbreak of…

[Video] Home Pool Stories: No More Chlorine Smell With Clear Comfort

One of the best parts about owning a pool is the ability to share it with others….

[Video] University Deploys Innovative, Health-Conscious Pool Water Technology

Nationally Renowned Competitive Swim Facility Improves Air and Water Quality While Lowering Chemical Use with Clear Comfort…

Is a Chemical-Free Pool Possible?

Everyone loves the idea of a chemical-free pool. After all, swimming in chemicals does not sound like…

What Causes Pool Chlorine Smell & How to Get Rid of It

Everyone loves jumping in the pool on a hot summer day. It’s a fun activity, cools you…

[Video] Home Pool Stories: Swimming Happy Since 2015 in Arizona

Your pool treatment method can affect your health, time and peace of mind, so selecting the right system…

10 Best Pool Designs for Your Backyard

Having a backyard pool is a luxury; however, when the weather is hot, it may seem more…

Your Ultimate Guide to Swimming Pool Oxidation & ORP

If you have owned or operated a swimming pool, then you know it is crucial to keep…

Carecraft Welcomes Clear Comfort’s Leading AOP Pool and Spa Systems

Prestigious Partnership Brings Dealers the Easiest, Healthiest and Best-Feeling Water With a Revolutionary Pool and Spa Treatment…

World Cancer Day: Treating Lymphedema With Hydrotherapy

Today is World Cancer Day, and with millions affected by cancer every year, it is likely we…

Winter Pool Maintenance: 7 Off Season Pool Care Pro Tips

Depending on the region you live in, ongoing pool care can be a year round requirement. Yes,…

Pool Businesses: The 5 Best Ways to Make Money in 2019

It’s important for pool businesses to keep up with the times and stay on top of trends…

Your AOP Pool System Guide: Ozone-UV Combo & Hydroxyl-Based AOP

You may have heard about the pool and spa industry’s new breakthrough sanitation technology called Advanced Oxidation…

[Video] Pool Story: Improving a YMCA’s Pool Air & Water Quality

  The YMCA of Boulder Valley didn’t just want another quick-fix solution, but rather a solution they could count…

Find Clear Comfort in 2019: We’re Coming to an Event Near You

Come network, reconnect and explore the new innovations the pool, spa and aquatic facility industries have to…

Pool Treatment: Does Green Clean?

With growing concerns for the world’s limited resources, we can do our part by making sure our…

Secondary & Supplemental Treatment: How Do They Compare?

If you’re in the aquatics industry, you probably have come across the terms “secondary” and “supplemental” treatment,…

Winter Edition: The Best 5 Pool Environment Upgrades

Summers days are far behind us but the days of enjoying your pool and spa are not. Even as…

Pool Story(s): How Two Recreational Facilities Enhanced Air & Water Quality With AOP & UV

When it comes to treating pool water in recreational facilities, the less combined chlorine (chloramines) and disinfection…

How To Enhance Your Pool Business In The Winter

With winter right around the corner, you may be wondering how to assure that your pool business…

Thanksgiving 2018: What We Are Thankful For

Thanksgiving is this week, which means it’s almost time to eat, drink and spend time with family…

New Manifold Makes Clear Comfort Pool System Installation Easier Than Ever

The Pool Owners Looking for the Best Water Quality Can Now Have the Easiest Installation Too with…

3 Reasons You Should Learn How to Close a Pool (the Right Way)

  Now that it’s fall, you might be faced with the tedious task of closing your pool….

Meet Clear Comfort at These 2018 Trade Shows!

Summer has gone, but the pool and spa industry trade show season is just getting started! If…

[Video] What Do Clear Comfort Bubbles Look Like?

A common question we get about our pool and spa systems is, “What do the bubbles look…

National Preparedness Month: Drowning Prevention & Water Safety Tips

Did you know that floods are the most common natural disaster that occurs in the United States? Additionally, drowning…

How to change a Clear Comfort CCW100 cartridge [Infographic]

In addition to regular pool water maintenance, the only system maintenance you required with a Clear Comfort…

The History of the Public Swimming Pool

The story behind the modern American public swimming pool is a surprisingly fascinating journey. We’re diving into…

[Video] Home Pool Stories: A Non-Chlorine California Paradise

For some, a home pool is a way to escape and decompress after the workday and for…

Free, Combined Chlorine & Total: What’s the difference?

  Did you know that when you add chlorine to your pool there are three chlorine types…

The Truth About Chlorine “Pool Smell”: Clean or Caustic?

Do you know that chlorine “pool smell” that wafts over you before you can even see a…

New Clear Comfort Care Pledge Redefines Healthy Swimming for Aquatic Facilities

Innovative Program Recognizes Facilities That Pledge to Offer the Healthiest, Most Sustainable and Enjoyable Pool Water Boulder,…

How to Get Ready For Your 4th of July Pool Party

Fourth of July fun in the sun is almost here! It’s just about time to celebrate with…

Clear Comfort Named a 2018 Colorado Companies to Watch Winner

Clear Comfort, the leading non-chlorine pool and spa sanitation manufacturer, is named a 2018 Colorado Companies to Watch…

SpaRetailer Features Clear Comfort’s New CCW50 Spa System

Before launching Clear Comfort’s CCW50 spa system, we put our technology to the test. In a bather load case study,…

Pool System Comparison: Chlorine vs Salt

  When people research new pool sanitation systems, they usually start by looking at chlorine and salt,…

Clear Comfort Reviews: Our Commercial Customers’ Feedback

We are proud to help the nation’s leading – hotels, universities, recreation centers, water parks, professional athletic training…

How to Avoid Swimming-Related Parasites Warned by CDC

  Summer is around the corner and before pools across the United States open, a new Centers…

Clear Comfort Reviews: What our customers are saying

We love to hear that we are helping people swim healthier, more eco-friendly, easier and – most…

Pool Care With a Purpose: Our B Corp Certification

There’s a misconception that good business practices aren’t good for the earth – but Certified B Corporations…

Clear Comfort Unveils New Revolutionary Spa Water Treatment System

The New CCW50 Offers the Easiest, Healthiest and Best Feeling Water for Today’s Spas and Hot Tubs…

Celebrating 4 Years of Clear Comfort: Who We Are

Over the past four years, Clear Comfort has rapidly grown from a concept to a company that…

5 Ways You Can Avoid Pool Damage & Repairs

  Pool damage can get ugly and expensive, but there are many things you can do today…

Quick Guide: Your Home Pool Chemistry

Regardless of the type of sanitation your pool uses, every pool needs regular maintenance to keep the…

Pool System Comparison: Saltwater vs Clear Comfort

Picking the right pool system for your home can be challenging – that’s why it’s important to…

Meet Clear Comfort’s New Team Members!

We’re excited to announce the newest additions to the Clear Comfort team! Our new team members’ experience…

4 Ways Hydrotherapy Can Help You Heal

  Hydrotherapy is treatment method that uses physical therapy practices to accelerate rehabilitation or ease chronic pain….

Fossil Creek Pools and Clear Comfort Announce Partnership Offering the Ultimate Swimming Pool Experience

Through Partnership, San Antonio Homeowners and Pool Buyers Now Have Access to Innovative, Healthy, Non-Chlorine Pool Water…

American Heart Month: Why You Should Workout With Water

No matter what time of year it is, you should always be making healthy heart choices, but…

3 Ways Technology is Changing Pool Care

  In recent years, advancements in technology have revolutionized nearly every industry and companies that are slow…

From Nature to Pool Treatment: What are Hydroxyls?

  Clear Comfort’s AOP pool system uses a process that mimics how our atmosphere cleans our air….

Swim Season: 3 Ways Pool Chlorine Harms Swimmers’ Health

The college and high school swim team seasons are finally here – and while that means swimmers…

The Last-Minute Holiday (Eco-Friendly) Gift Guide

  The holiday giving season is here – and you don’t have much time to get gifts…

3 Products That’ll Enhance Your Pool Business in 2018

Whether you have a small or large pool business, there’s always room to grow. Making small changes…

How to Install a Clear Comfort AOP Pool System

Our technology is a new way to treat pool water – so we often get questions about…

Lung Cancer Awareness Month: Why Pool (Combined) Chlorine is Harmful

November marks Lung Cancer Awareness Month – a time to promote good lung health and raise awareness…

Thanksgiving 2017: What Clear Comfort’s team is thankful for

We have so much to be thankful for: our talented team, our amazing clients, the support of…

Holiday House Cleaning: 4 Must-Need Eco-Friendly Products

  Thanksgiving is this week, which means that it’s that time of year to cook, eat and…

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…

MyCentralJersey: Low-chlorine hydrotherapy pool helps students with disabilities

The New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (NJID) has helped enhance Lakeview School’s program to help students with…

How to take care of your pool after a disaster

Natural disasters can cause a lot of damage to your home and property – especially if you…

The History of Pool Treatment

Over the last 100 years, the pool industry has found new ways to keep swimming pool water…

Clear Comfort Partners with Master Pools of Austin

Partnership Brings the Latest Premium Non-Chlorine Pool Sanitation to Health and Sustainability Minded Customers Austin, Texas and…

Clear Comfort Continues Strong Growth with Master Pools Guild Partnership

Elite Partnership Brings Low-Chlorine Technology to Tens of Thousands More Pool Owners   Boulder, Colorado — October…

AOP Pool Sanitation: A Trend That’s Here to Stay

Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOP) have gone from unique and rare to mainstream. Today, you are guaranteed to…

Fall is Coming: 4 Ways to Heat Your Pool

Summer has come to an end, which means that it’s time to say goodbye to hot days…

Are you making these 5 hot tub care mistakes?

If you just purchased a hot tub for the cold fall and winter seasons, or are new to hot…

University-Level Swimming 101

School is back in session, which means university swimming and diving teams have officially begun training for…

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…

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…

How to take care of a Clear Comfort pool [Download]

  The number one question that we hear is, “How will my pool maintenance change with a…

5 pool safety tips every parent should know

Although simple safety pool precautions are obvious to adults, children who are unfamiliar with a pool setting won’t…

Pool Professionals: 3 Ways to Boost Your Top and Bottom Line

Tame the internet, build customer loyalty and prosper There are two ways to look at business results—the…

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…

Recap: 2017 FINA Swimming World Championships

Every four years, the swimming performances at the Summer Olympic Games usually overshadows the following biennial FINA…

[Video] Why our residents love Clear Comfort

The Academy, a small retirement community in Boulder, Colorado, has residents who love to swim during their regular routine….

The Luxury Look: How to Make Your Pool Staycation Worthy

This summer, you can avoid traveling costs, hassles and time by spending your vacation time at home….

How to overcome Aquaphobia

On average about nine people die from drowning in non-boat related incidents every day in the United States, according the…

Are you making these 5 pool maintenance mistakes?

If you stick to a regular routine, maintaining clean, clear pool water can be easy. However, if…

5 Ways Hotels Can Improve Guest Experience (and Save Money)

Constantly evolving amenities and technologies available, make hospitality one of the most competitive industries. To set themselves…

Clear Comfort Named an Aquatics International 25 Most Valuable Product

  The Clear Comfort CCW100 has been selected as a Aquatics International 25 Most Valuable Products for 2017….

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…

Crypto Caution: CDC warns pool operators and swimmers

Cryptosporidium parvum outbreaks linked to swimming pools and water playgrounds have doubled from 2014 to 2016 in…

How to prep your pool for a Memorial Day party

With Memorial Day just around the corner, pool owners have the perfect opportunity to plan their first…

Swimming Health Solutions Announced for CDC Sanitation Challenges

Clear Comfort offers solutions for the growing challenge of Crypto and secondary sanitation. BOULDER, COLO. – MAY…

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…

Clear Comfort Partners with National Commercial Pool Equipment Distributor Lincoln Aquatics

Partnership Brings Lincoln Aquatics Customers Superior, Low Chlorine Secondary Sanitizer System Clear Comfort today announces its partnership…

Clear Comfort named Pool & Spa News Top 50 Product

The Clear Comfort CCW100 has been selected as a Pool & Spa News Top 50 Pool & Spa Product for…

Five tips for choosing your pool remodeling company

Spring cleaning has begun, which means it’s officially home remodeling season. If your pool needs an upgrade,…

National Volunteer Month: Swimming organizations with worthy causes

Did you know that more than 60 million Americans volunteer every year? If you’re not one of…

Premier Competitive Swimming Program Adopts Healthier, Low Chlorine Pool System

SwimMAC Offers Better Environment to Swimmers and Coaches with Clear Comfort SwimMAC Carolina, one of the most…

Managing your swimming pool during a rainy spring

Many areas of the country are experiencing heavier than usual precipitation, especially in the springtime.  With heavy…

Clear Comfort Expands Reach with United Aqua Group Partnership

Premier Partnership Brings Ground-Breaking Low-Chlorine Technology to Millions of Pool Owners Clear Comfort announces today its partnership…

The history of Clear Comfort [Infographic]

April 1, 2017 is Clear Comfort‘s third anniversary. We began with the mission to bring the world a healthier,…

Top pool opening tips from our pool service partners

Some of our top pool service professionals offer advice for opening your pool and maintaining it. Alan Butters,…

The benefits of algaecides for your pool

Every outdoor pool faces a constant onslaught of algae spores that wind, rain and swimmers introduce. When…

Cost saving tips for commercial pools

Managing a commercial pool is no small task. Here are several ways to save money, time and energy….

How to pick the right pool filter

Your pool filter can impact the cleanliness of your pool and the success of your sanitation system.  All…

How to spot eco-friendly home products

How can you tell whether your home products are from truly ethical and sustainable companies? B Lab,…

Why you should drink more water – even when you’re swimming!

March 2017 marks the 37th annual National Nutrition Month. This year’s blog focuses on one of the…

Celebrating female swimmers for International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day — a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political…

Pool System Comparison: UV-Ozone vs Clear Comfort AOP

To keep up with pool and spa owners’ demands for a healthier, chlorine-free or low-chlorine pool, many…

Bored with your workout routine? Try these unique pool exercises

Have you already fallen off the wagon with your new year’s workout routine? It could be because…

Your three-step guide for preparing for algae season

Every outdoor pool faces a constant onslaught of algae spores that wind, rain and swimmers introduce. When…

Certifications & CEU for aquatics and pool operators

As a commercial pool/spa operator (CPO), you are responsible for a large and complex facility.  It is…

Variable Speed Pump vs Single Speed: A Comparison

Good circulation is crucial to properly maintaining a pool, which is why a variable speed pump can…

American Heart Month: Best cardio workouts for lower body injuries

  February is the month to focus on your heart. In addition to Valentine’s Day, February celebrates…

Swim diapers won’t stop Crypto in pools

Swim diapers are not effective at keeping harmful fecal matter out of the pool, according to biochemist…

Making your aquatics facility more sustainable in 2017

Is 2017 the year you focus on improving sustainability in your aquatic facility? Here are some ways to…

What to know about this deadly bacteria found in hot tubs

Earlier this month, an athletic club in Nassau, New York reported legionella in its pool area. Legionella…

Cryptosporidium outbreaks trigger warnings for pools & patrons in Australia

Cryptosporidium (Crypto) is a serious and highly contagious parasitic infection, and instances of Crypto in public pools…

Five things to consider before building an inground pool in 2017

Whether you want an inground pool for leisure, entertaining or exercise – a pool is an improvement…

How to make your home more eco-friendly in 2017

Did you know that indoor air can be two to five times more polluted than outdoor air?…

Why winter is the best season to build a pool

Winter may not be known as the prime swimming season, but it may be the best season…

Best pool products and tech of 2016

Taking into account technological advancements, outside the box thinking and practical tools, here is our selection of…

How to take care of your pool while you’re on holiday

The holidays are almost here, which means you may be getting ready for vacation. Your pre-vacation to-do…

Crypto re-cap: outbreaks of 2016

This year was a challenge for pools and water parks when it comes to Cryptosporidium, a highly…

Our favorite B Corp gift ideas

The easiest way you can give back this holiday season is by doing your holiday shopping with…

Want to swim faster? Trying using this technique

To improve speed, swimmers should spread their fingers slightly apart and rake the water, according to a…

10 pool exercises to burn off those holiday treats

It is easy to overeat on Thanksgiving day with all the good foods, family, friends and, of…

Giving Thanks: What our team is thankful for

 This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for… At Clear Comfort, we have a lot to be thankful for. This…

Gift ideas for the pool lovers and swimmers in your life

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and that means that Black Friday and Cyber Monday aren’t far…

Swimming: An excellent exercise for the elderly

Swimming is one of the best low-impact exercises, but did you know that the benefits of swimming…

How chloramines affected my lungs as a swimmer

November is COPD Awareness Month and Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s a great opportunity to learn…

Recap: 2016 International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo

Pool builders, retailers, designers, servicers and manufactures convened at the International Pool | Spa | Patio Expo…

Clear Comfort Launches Next Generation of Nontoxic Pool Sanitation System

More Than 500 Pool Owners Across the Nation Now Enjoy a Low-Chlorine Pool Proven in more than…

Three things to consider when installing your hot tub

As the weather starts to get cold, buying a new hot tub sounds more and more appealing….

Swimming and Psoriasis: You can still enjoy the pool

Psoriasis is a skin disease affecting 7.5 million Americans.  Symptoms include scaling skin, inflammation, pain, redness, swelling…

8 Halloween pool party ideas

Halloween is just around the corner! Whether you have an indoor or outdoor pool, consider having a…

What are disinfection byproducts? [Infographic]

What are disinfection byproducts? In pools, harmful disinfection byproducts, or DBPs, are made when chlorine interacts with…

Ohio Crypto outbreak to nearly 1,000

Nearly 1,000 people have fallen ill in Ohio following an end of summer Cryptosporidium outbreak plaguing three…

How to prevent and treat mustard algae in your pool

Mustard algae, yellowish-green or brown in color, often attaches to pool walls and other items including pool…

A day in the life of an Aquatic Director

If you are looking for a career that keeps you on your toes, you may want to follow…

Pool drainage tips to avoid harming your local environment

Earlier this month, a commercial pool in Columbia, Missouri drained its pool and sent the water into…

11 pool maintenance tips during storms and hurricanes

Hurricanes can do a lot of damage to your pool if you’re not properly prepared. Similarly, properly…

Pool safety tips for puppies who enjoy taking a dip

We all remember that childhood excitement of going to the pool and playing in the water. What…

World Heart Day: Start swimming for your health

World Heart Day on September 29, sponsored by the World Heart Federation, raises awareness for cardiovascular disease….

Swim current pools: The treadmill for swimming

You don’t need a lap pool to swim long distance at home. Swim current pools, pools that allow you…

Six tips for fall pool maintenance

The weather is cooling, summer is ending and the leaves are falling — into your pool! Fall…

What you can do for National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

One out of every five children in the U.S. is overweight or obese. This means that 17…

[Video] A look inside the Clear Comfort system with Jill

Jill Schladweiler, Aquatic Director of Estes Valley Parks and Recreation, gives us a quick tour of Clear Comfort’s…

Rio Paralympics: Let the games begin

You may think the Rio Olympic Games are over, but the Paralympics Games have just begun!  …

Crypto outbreaks in public pools show need for secondary sanitation

This summer hundreds of swimmers in Arizona and Ohio have become ill after swimming at recreational aquatics…

Four tips for a successful Labor Day poolside BBQ

  Labor Day weekend is just around the corner — what will you do to enjoy the…

Why dog swimming is the new dog walking

National Dog Day is August 26th and brings attention and awareness to the plight of dogs and…

WC&P features Clear Comfort co-founder’s article on AOP in pool treatment

This month Water Conditioning & Purification Magazine (WC&P), a premier publication for POU/POE water treatment professionals, published…

Recapping Rio: Team USA swimming cleans up

The Olympic Games in Rio are as exciting as ever, and the U.S. men’s and women’s swimming…

Five elements of a clean swimming pool [Infographic]

With a low-chlorine pool system you can spend less time handling, storing and servicing toxic pool chemicals…

AQUA Magazine article features Clear Comfort with rave reviews

AQUA Magazine, one of the most prominent publications in the pool industry, features Clear Comfort this month…

Get ready for the Games: What to look forward to this Olympics

If you’ve watched or read the news lately you already know that the Summer Olympic Games are…

Case study: Commercial pool chlorine reduction comparison

Commercial pools have to keep up with swimming lessons, competitions and other activities, and too often only…

National Ice Cream Month: Four Poolside Recipes

In celebration of National Ice Cream Month, hot days and swimming pools, here are some poolside ice…

[Video] Pool Story: YMCA VP tells how one simple system transformed his pool

YMCA VP tells how he transformed an aging pool to a healthy environment with crystal clear water and clean air.

Countdown to Rio: A recap of the Olympic trials

This past week in Omaha, Nebraska, USA Swimming held the 2016 Olympic Trials.  Over 200,000 spectators came…

Industry organizations educating swimmers to test your pool

Organizations including the Centers for Disease Control and the Water Quality and Health Council’s Healthy Pools initiative…

How to prevent swimmer’s ear

Swimmer’s ear is a common ear infection caused by water sitting in the outer ear canal growing…

Five creative Father’s Day gift ideas

With Father’s Day approaching, surprise your father with a new and innovative gift he can enjoy the…

Prepping for swim season & educating your members

Summer is here and everyone wants to cool off at the pool!  How have you prepared? Public…

The benefits of swim camps & how to find a good one

Summer is the season to send your kids to camp!  Many universities host swim camps on their…

Case study: Clear Comfort reduces instability of chlorine levels in commercial pools

In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and prevention reported up to 5,000 emergency room visits associated…

Many public pools aren’t up to snuff: CDC report

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend when pools across the nation open to the masses, the…

Three reasons commercial pools get shut down

Have you ever tried to go swimming and the pool was closed for health reasons? When I…

How to better protect your skin this summer

Summer is practically here and that means it’s finally time to trade in our snow boots and…

Why the air in indoor pools can trigger asthma and allergies

It’s Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, meaning no better time to talk about air quality in indoor…

10 tips for teaching your children to swim

May is the beginning of the summer season as outdoor pools open and families take trips to…

Five Mother’s Day gifts for the backyard-loving mom

Mother’s Day is a couple days away and what better way to celebrate than by giving her a…

How dive shops can make their pools more sustainable

Dive shops take sustainability seriously — after all, global warming is endangering our ocean’s coral reefs and the…

Four safety tips to remember when planning your first pool party of the season

When I was eight or nine years old, I was at our pool with my younger brother…

Five ways to make your pool more sustainable for Earth Day

Owning a swimming pool increases energy use, which costs money and resources. Here are five ways that…

Sustainable pools: The higher standard for 2016

The harmful impact of human activity on the environment — from exhaustion of natural resources to global…

Simplifying pool management with Clear Comfort

There is little difference in the way a Clear Comfort pool is maintained and the way a…

Pool covers: A quick way to save energy

If you want to ensure your pool is more sustainable, an easy place to start is with a pool cover.

Chlorine toxicity in pools: causes, symptoms and solutions

People go to the hospital every year because of exposure to too much chlorine in their pools. Often, chlorine toxicity is the result of an error such as putting too much chlorine in the pool, mixing chlorine with other chemicals, or a chlorination system malfunction.

Salt Pools: Fact and Fiction

Salt pool systems first hit the New Zealand pool market in 1972 and became popular in the…

Does a pool add value to your home?

Does a pool add value to your home? The answer is that it depends.  HouseLogic states that…

National Nutrition Month: The swimmer diet

March is National Nutrition Month! As a dietitian and a swim coach, I strive to bring awareness…

Clear Comfort first in pool industry to gain B Corp certification

Sustainable pool sanitation company Clear Comfort has earned B Corporation certification, recognizing the company’s commitment to high standards of social and environmental responsibility.

Three hot tub care tips

Winter is such a wonderful time for soaking in a steamy hot tub. In order to keep your hot tub working as efficiently and effectively as possible, here are a few money-saving and time-saving tips.

How my eyes opened after a lifetime of swimming

I have been in and around swimming pools most of my life. I’ve swam competitively as an…

Comparing Pool Etiquette: The U.S. vs Europe

Before moving to Switzerland, I swam competitively in the United States for 16 years and then coached for six years. This took me to pools in 25 of the 50 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Thailand.

Now that I am living in Europe and coaching a club swim team, I have swum in and/or coached at pools Italy, Greece and many regions in Switzerland. There are a few noticeable differences in swimming pool etiquette in Europe and the United States that I have observed.

Aquatics professionals: Meet your new pool

Meet your new pool. It’s a hybrid version of its former self. It sips chemicals instead of…

Which pool treatment method is right for you? [Infographic]

You want a home pool treatment solution that will protect our environment and your family from toxic…

Case Study: How to clear a hot tub without chlorine or bromine

A hot tub is an investment of your time and money, especially when it comes to maintaining clean, clear water. In just a few uses, crystal clear hot tub water can turn into tainted, cloudy water too filthy to use. So, what is the solution?

A tribute to African American swimmers in honor of Black History Month

Since 1926, February celebrates and honors how African Americans have contributed to American society, culture and tradition….

Study assesses disinfection byproducts exposure in aquatics professionals

As the aquatics industry becomes more aware of the harmful effects of disinfection byproducts (DBPs), concern for…

A guide to pool shock

Pool shock is a great tool for keeping your pool’s chemistry balanced, and it is the best way to eliminate algae and return you water to pristine condition.

The path to better water and air in your aquatics facility in 2016

As you look to 2016, what are your goals as an aquatics professional? Perhaps it’s focusing on improving the standard of health and safety for swimmers and staff in your facility, or improving indoor air quality with a cost effective solution, or improving sustainability at your facility.

15 New Year’s Resolutions for Swimmers

Here is a list of new year’s resolutions for anyone who swims. As a sports dietitian and a swimming coach, I can not stress enough the importance of each and every one of these resolutions. If you can do each of these things daily, you will be a faster swimmer and a happier person!

UV vs Hydroxyl-Based AOP Pool Disinfection: A Comparison for Aquatics Professionals

To assist aquatics professionals and commercial pool service professionals in understanding the differences between UV and hydroxyl-based advanced oxidation, in the discussion below I provide a comparison of the technologies.

Comparing chlorine levels: your Clear Comfort pool vs. your drinking water [Infographic]

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported that the maximum level of residual chlorine safe for drinking water is 4 parts per million (PPM). In contrast, the chlorine levels in a Clear Comfort home pool can range between just 0 to 1.15 ppm.

Cyanuric acid: friend or foe of swimming pools?

A common pool service household name, cyanuric acid is now in the toolbox of most residential and commercial pool service professionals who are servicing outdoor pools. However, when cyanuric acid is misused, it can lead to serious problems.

Three swimming events to look forward to in 2016

This year is an important year for the swimming community. While swimming fans know the annual major…

Startups: When Every Day is New Year’s Day

The excitement of New Year’s Day is infectious.  We celebrate with family, friends and co-workers.  We look…

Five swimming pool trends from 2015

If you’re planning to build or remodel your pool in 2016, here are some of the top…

AOAP announces new aquatics professional designation

 The Association of Aquatics Professionals has announced a new designation for the aquatics industry — the Designated…

Top gifts for pool owners and swimmers

Are you looking for a gift for a pool owner or swimmer? We’ve got you covered! Below…

Daily Camera: YMCA lowers chlorine & pool smell with Clear Comfort

The YMCA of Boulder Valley has a mission to provide the best experience to its members, so…

Final day to post comments on the MAHC proposed changes

Today is the final day to post comments on the proposed changes to the Model Aquatic Health…

Three after-swim essentials

It’s no secret that chlorine is not good for your health and that after swimming in a…

Pools and the California drought: A quick look at the numbers

There’s no doubt the California drought has affected the pool industry, but are media reports that Californians…

The health benefits of hot tubs and spas

Soaking in a hot tub or spa can provide many health benefits, including stress relief, improved sleep…

Three things to know about hot tub chemicals

It’s that time of year again. The leaves have fallen, the temperature has cooled, and snow is…

Denver Business Journal: Clear Comfort Startup of the Year Finalist

Last night, Clear Comfort was announced as one of three finalists for the Colorado Technology Association Startup of…

Six life lessons I learned swimming competitively

Last week I shared a story about a day in my life when I was a competitive swimmer…

Why poor pool air quality is a big deal

Last weekend, I walked into an aquatics facility with an indoor pool and was greeted by the heavy smell of chlorine in the air. This facility uses a salt pool system, and the chlorine smell (yes, salt pools are chlorinated) permeated beyond the pool room to the offices and shop attached.

Chlorine has been the status quo for a long, long time, and the industry has accepted the stink that comes with it. But that is rapidly changing.

A day in the life of an elite swimmer

The alarm goes off at 4:42 am for the fifth day in a row, and I wonder…

Join Clear Comfort at the Pool Spa Patio Expo

Will you be in Las Vegas for the Pool Spa Patio Expo? As one of the biggest…

Seven steps to partially winterizing your pool

Even if you keep it open year round, you can still take steps to winterize your pool to protect it from freezing, keep the water healthy and save money. Here are seven steps you should take to prepare your pool for cooler months.

Comparing pool water treatment methods: UV, ozone & ionizers

A comparison of UV, ozone, ionizers, and hydroxyl-based advanced oxidation pool water treatment systems for residential or commercial pools.

Five ways to make your pool safer for your swimming dog

As a pool owner, it’s important to take precautions to ensure the safety of those swimming in your pool. The wellbeing of your dog is no exception. From understanding your dog’s swimming ability to having safety equipment handy, there are many ways you can keep your furry friend safe.

Sonoran News: Arizona Pool Keeper keeps pools clean, clear & eco-friendly with Clear Comfort

Sonoran News features one of Clear Comfort’s favorite pool service companies, Arizona Pool Keeper:

Part of the continuing education Arizona Pool Keeper owners Brian and Alisha Koborg pass on to clients is the benefit of going green. They encourage using LED lights, more efficient and money-saving pumps, automation linked to one’s Smartphone and the Clear Comfort system that provides “clean, clear pools without toxic chemicals.”

Seven facts about chlorine that might make you rethink your pool treatment

We come into contact with chlorine every day, whether in our drinking water, in cleaning supplies or in our pools. Here are seven chlorine facts that might challenge your perception of this common chemical and make you rethink your pool treatment method.

Boulder YMCA CEO: Clear Comfort is good for the planet and our bottom line

Clear Comfort is proud and excited to be featured in our hometown YMCA’s October Letter from the CEO. In this letter, Boulder Valley YMCA CEO Chris Coker shares what Clear Comfort means to the Y and its members.

Be the change: Go swimming this National Women’s Health & Fitness Day

Tomorrow, September 30, is National Women’s Health and Fitness Day, and I suggest celebrating with a swim! This day, created to encourage women to take control of their health and to make time for physical activity regularly, is also an opportunity for local organizations to promote the many women’s health resources available in their communities.

Comparing Pool Water Treatment Methods: Chlorine & Salt

In this two-part series, I’ll compare different pool treatment methods, starting with two of the most common: chlorine, the most common, and salt, often mistaken for being chlorine-free.

Five questions to ask your pool service company

Are you tired of spending your weekends cleaning and maintaining your pool? Have you been looking for a pool service company, but don’t know what makes one company better than another? Here are five tips to help you choose the best pool service company for you and your pool.

Recreation Center Reduces Pool Chlorine by 70 Percent: Case Study

A commercial pool in Estes Park, Colo. achieved a 70 percent reduction in total amount of pool chlorine used with Clear Comfort’s commercial pool system.

Pool industry events where you can find Clear Comfort this fall

As summer comes to a close, pool and spa industry trade show season begins. Are you in the aquatics, pool service or pool builder professions? Meet us at one of these pool industry events to learn how to get cleaner, healthier water with Clear Comfort’s hydroxyl-based Advanced Oxidation commercial and residential pool treatment systems.

Four tips for keeping your pool looking brand new

You’ve just installed a new pool, and you want to make sure it looks great for years to…

Pools and hot tubs boost home list prices in some markets: Trulia

If you live in a state with an “endless summer” and you own a pool, you’re in luck, according to recent data from Trulia.

Six Steps to Winterizing a Pool

Fall is right around the corner, which means it might be time to prep for cold weather….

Why the MAHC Vote Matters to Aquatics Pros and Swimmers

Recreational water illness outbreaks are increasing, drowning remains a leading cause of accidental death, and pool chemical injuries account for nearly 5,000 emergency department visits each year.

To address aquatics safety and health problems like these, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention created the Model Aquatic Health Code.

5 ways chlorine is harmful to your health [infographic]

While swimming has many fitness advantages, the harmful disinfection byproducts (DBPs) that traditional pool treatment chemicals produce can outweigh its benefits.

Here are five ways Clear Comfort can help you enjoy the benefits of swimming without the health hazards produced from traditional chlorinated water.

Join us at WAHC: Breakthroughs in Advanced Oxidation Pool Disinfection

If you’re passionate about keeping abreast of the latest industry technology, join Clear Comfort this October at the World Aquatic Health Conference. Chief Water Office Nick Rancis will be presenting on next-generation pool disinfection using hydroxyl-based Advanced Oxidation.

Seven healthy and eco-friendly pool product alternatives for swimsuits and toys

Swimsuits, pool toys and sun care products often use materials that are non-biodegradable and harmful to our health. Today, there are some great alternatives.

ADHD and swimming: It worked for Michael Phelps

Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder at age nine. He says his mother helped him manage his ADHD with routines and structure, but he also credits swimming.

Three Fun End-of-Summer Pool Party Ideas

Have you thrown a pool party this year? What are you waiting for? Time is running out! Below are three fun ideas for all different ages.

How to Get an Eco-Friendly Pool with Clear Comfort [Infographic]

Pools get a lot of flack for not being environmentally friendly, but that doesn’t have to be the case. Clear Comfort customers help the environment in three key ways.

How a YMCA Pool Reduced its Disinfection Byproducts by 90 percent

We’ve all walked into a hotel, recreation center or health club and encountered that smell. You haven’t seen the pool, but the smell tells you it’s there.

Pool Chemicals 101

Pool chemicals should be handled with care. If you want to reduce or eliminate your exposure to pool chemicals, invest in an advanced oxidation system.

Five Pool Chemical Mishaps that Happened this Summer

On average more than 4,000 people visit an emergency room per year for pool chemical related injuries, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Balancing pool chemicals, namely chlorine, is a serious job since exposure to chlorine in high concentrations can have major health consequences.

Tucson Bed and Breakfast Transforms Pool with Clear Comfort

The Clear Comfort system “keeps the pool water sparkling and healthy with little work and expense,” says Pat Sparks, owner of the Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast.

10 Reasons You Can Afford a Clear Comfort Pool System

If an effective and safe alternative to chlorinated pools exists, why wouldn’t you choose the healthier and cleaner option?

How to better protect your skin when swimming outside

Summer Sanders, an accomplished U.S. swimmer and Olympic gold medalist turned television host, was recently diagnosed with stage I melanoma. Summer has no family history of skin cancer and always tanned easily, so she rarely applied sunscreen while swimming outdoors.

CDC report: Cryptosporidium outbreaks on the rise

Cryptosporidium outbreaks have increased in pools and lakes in the United States, according to a new Centers for Disease Control report released Thursday. The report found 77 percent of the outbreaks recorded occurred in pools, and of these 52 percent were attributed to Cryptosporidium parvum.

12 steps to keeping your facility safe from RWIs

Recreational Water Illnesses cause pools to shut every year, and some even result in multi-million dollar lawsuits. Here is the CDC’s advice for combating RWIs at your pool.

Eight water saving tips for pool owners

As a pool owner, do you worry about water loss for financial and/or environmental reasons? This blog post will show you how to save water to save you money and help our environment.

Making waves to fight cancer in Dallas

This Saturday Clear Comfort sponsored the Swim Across America – Dallas to raise awareness and funds to support the Swim Across America Innovative Clinical Trials Center at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center.

Five facts about pool inspections for commercial pool operators

Aquatics professionals have an important and challenging job. A single issue during a pool inspection could cause the…

Three facts about chloramines you may not know

What if I told you that it is not actually chlorine that causes eye, skin and respiratory…

Clear Comfort Pool Sanitation System Receives NSF/ANSI 50 Certification

NSF International has completed the electrical safety certification of Clear Comfort’s pool sanitation systems.

Study: Caregivers unaware of Cryptosporidium risk in pools

Many caregivers are unaware of the risks of Cryptosporidium, a chlorine-resistant parasite found in pools. Considered a Recreational Water Illness (RWI), Cryptosporidium has increased 300 percent in the last 10 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Even with this increase in prevalence, a new study by Nielsen found caregivers lack knowledge about RWIs and how to handle them.

Why asthma and allergy sufferers should avoid chlorine pools

As spring gets into full swing, allergies and asthma can become exasperated. While swimming is a therapeutic…

Peeing in the pool isn’t as harmless as you might think

One in every five people pee in the pool, and one hundred percent of competitive swimmers pee in the pool.

Urine itself isn’t so bad, however, when urine (uric acid) reacts with the chlorine in the pool it creates disinfection byproducts (DBPs).

Clean Technology Leader Richard E. Franklin Joins Clear Comfort Board

Nontoxic Pool Sanitation Company Clear Comfort Welcomes Cleantech Entrepreneur and Father of U.S. Olympic Swimmer to Board of Directors

Disinfection byproducts: The unhealthy side of pool treatment

My last two blogs explained how Clear Comfort’s Advanced Oxidation Process is a safe and effective pool sanitization method. Now I discuss one health issue that makes this new technology so important.

Asthma more common in Olympic swimmers

Asthma is more prevalent in Olympic swimmers than in other Olympic sports, and the prevalence of asthma…

Meet former swim champion and coach Claire McDaniel

Meet Claire, a new addition to Clear Comfort’s blog, who comes to us with a great deal of experience in the swimming world. She was a Division I National Champion, five-time All-American, and Team USA Co-Captain at the World University Games in 2007.

Why (low-chlorine) swimming is great exercise for older adults

As people grow older their physical health becomes more of a concern, but often a their bodies are not as resilient as they once were. Swimming presents a good option for elderly who want to remain fit without traumatizing their joints or exacerbating old injuries.

Three ways pool chlorine can harm your child’s health

Pool chlorine can have a long-lasting negative impact on children’s health that many pool owners and parents are not aware of. When chlorine destroys contaminants in pool water, it creates harmful disinfection byproducts and chloramines.

Four Common Pool Treatment Myths Debunked

Are you looking for a new pool sanitation system? Here are four common myths about pool treatment we’ve debunked to help you in your search.

Five Steps to a More Eco-friendly Pool

With an eco-friendly pool, you can do your part for the environment. Today there are a number of sustainable products that will help you turn your pool from an energy-sucking, chemical-ridden hot zone to a pristine, healthy, sustainable swimming environment.

Here are five ways to make your pool more green (but in a good way):

SpaRetailer magazine: Easier water treatment without chemicals

SpaRetailer magazine interviews Clear Comfort CEO Steve Berens. The article, “The Changing Chemicals Market,” focuses on Clear Comfort as a “low touch” spa water treatment system.

PoolPro magazine features “a true chlorine alternative”

In its latest issue, PoolPro magazine interviews Mr. Pool, a Colorado-based pool service company that is using a new chlorine alternative on its customer’s pools. The Clear Comfort system, what PoolPro calls “a true alternative to chlorine,” provides both primary and residual pool water sanitation without the need for chlorine.

Video: Advanced Industries Grant presentation

Watch Ken Lund, Executive Director of Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, present Clear Comfort with an Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant.

Clear Comfort named Breakout Cleantech Company of the Year

Clear Comfort Water, a Boulder-based cleantech startup, last night was awarded Breakout Cleantech Company of the Year at the Colorado Cleantech Industry Association Awards Celebration. The award recognizes Colorado companies that are impacting the marketplace with innovative clean technologies, creating jobs in the local economy, and successfully scaling the technologies.

Clear Comfort’s chlorine-alternative pool treatment featured in InnovatioNews

Steve Porter, editor of InnovatioNews, interviews Clear Comfort CEO Steve Berens about the market opportunity he sees for his company as it launches into the residential and commercial pool space.

Cryptosporidium outbreak settlement of $5 million approved

The New York State Court of Claims has granted preliminary approval of a proposed $5 million settlement of a class action lawsuit filed over a Cryptosporidium outbreak in a state water park. Until now, no technology has presented the ideal solution. Ozone and UV systems are expensive and still require high levels of chlorine for residual kill, while salt systems cause corrosion and don’t kill crypto.

Clear Comfort awarded Advanced Industries Accelerator Programs Grant

Clear Comfort, a Boulder-based startup providing a patented advanced oxidation technology to the pool industry, today announced it was awarded the Advanced Industries (AI) Accelerator Programs Grant by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT). The Early Stage Capital and Retention Grant, in the amount of $250,000, will enable Clear Comfort to bring its product to more markets across the nation more quickly.

Water Values: Clear Comfort Advances Pool Water Treatment Technology

Clear Comfort CEO Steve Berens is featured in The Water Values podcast, where he discusses the Clear Comfort’s innovative pool water treatment technology.

Clear Comfort’s chlorine-alternative pool treatment process featured in BizWest

Clear Comfort’s pool sanitation technology, which eliminates or reduces the need for chlorine, is featured in BizWest.

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Clear Comfort Champ Award: Heritage Pools, LLC

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What’s the Best Chlorine-Alternative For Easy Pool Care?

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Awards

Clear Comfort Champ Award: Pacific Pools Inc.

The Clear Comfort Champ Award proudly recognizes an outstanding company in the pool and spa industry …

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Company

Clear Comfort’s All-New CCW25™ Ushers in a New Era of Spa Treatment

With Industry-Leading Quality, Ease & Powerful Water Treatment, Clear Comfort Has Tailored Today’s Best AOP™ Specifically …

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How to Get Rid of Hot Tub Slime | Clear Comfort Hot Tub System Dealer

How To Get Rid of Hot Tub BioFilm Slime

Whether you’re reopening your hot tub for the cold months ahead or ready for a relaxing …

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Health

pHroblem? How to Balance Your Pool pH Low or High Levels

Do you know the reason why lemon juice or certain soaps burn our eyes? It’s because …

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