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UV Pool System Power Supply: 110V or 220V

We are often asked whether there is a benefit to connecting to 220V, rather than just plugging in to a GFI 110V outlet.  In applications that use a lot of power, like some pumps, there is an advantage.  Generally, in these appliances, connecting to 220V will mean less power consumption, ... Read More
 

Chlorine Allergy

Do you think you have an allergy to chlorine?  Perhaps, rather than an allergy to chlorine, you skin is more sensitive to chemicals in your pool or spa.  In either case, you may be experiencing the following symptoms: Skin redness, tender to touch skin, inflammation, or itchiness at the site ... Read More
 

DEL UV-C50 – The next generation

Introducing the latest in UV technology.  The DEL UV-C50 is finally available after a full year in development.  The engineers have looked at what has worked well on other systems, and what has not worked well.  The result is the UV-C50.   This unit has encompassed all the benefits of it’s ... Read More
 

UV Pool System vs Salt

When deciding on the type of sanitation, many pool and spa owners look to determine the differences between salt and UV; and the differences are significant.  First, a salt itself does not perform any sanitation function.  It must first be converted to chlorine by salt generator (salt cell) using electrolysis. ... Read More
 

Selecting the Right UV Lamp/Bulb for your System

Sometimes figuring out which lamp you should buy for your UV system is confusing.  Basically, for any system that has the shape and appearance as the photo, there are 3 different lamps.  Selecting the correct lamp is based on the age of your system and if any upgrades have been ... Read More
 

UV Disinfection Market Poised for Growth

According to PSN Pool and Spa News (Jan 2017), “…the ultraviolet disinfection market will expand to reach an estimated value of $2.5 billion in 2019. Based on a $993 million value in 2012, New York-based Persistence Market Research also predicts a compound annual growth rate of 14.1 percent in the years from 2013 to 2019.The ... Read More
 

Healthy Swimming

Swimming and other water-related activities are excellent ways to get the physical activity and health benefits needed for a healthy life. However, they are not risk-free. CDC’s Healthy Swimming website provides information for all groups of individuals involved in a healthy and safe swimming experience about how to maximize the health benefits of swimming while ... Read More
 

Cost of Operating a UV System

One question that frequently comes up in conversation is:  “What is the cost of operating a UV system”?  There seems to be a misunderstanding that ultraviolet sanitation systems are not only expensive to purchase, but also expensive to operate. In fact, not only is the purchase price relatively inexpensive, but also operation of a UV system is ... Read More
 

Chlorine Free

Is it possible to have a chlorine free pool?  Most of us would prefer a pool of spring water that refreshes itself daily.  However, we are left with finding a solution that will provide a pool that is as close to chlorine free as possible.  We all want to avoid ... Read More