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  • Chlorine Donors

    £9.00
    Author(s):
    Sodium Hypochlorite
    John Turk BA., FISPE
    Calcium Hypochlorite – more than just a sanitiser
    Alan Jones MISPE, FISRM
    Calcium Hypochlorite & the Langelier Index
    Alan Jones MISPE, FISRM
    Cyanurates
    John Shepherd MISPE
    Advances in Trichloroisocyanuric Acid
    R K Taylor CChem, MRSC
    Summary:

    Evaluates the attributes of liquid and dry chlorines, their stabiliser and dispensing systems as well as the principle parameters needed for optimum pool water balance. These papers also describe main characteristics for each particular chlorine system, explain the processes involved and seek to highlight their potential advantages.

    Pages:

    19

    Illustrations:

    2

    Info Lists:

    7


  • Chlorine Gas – an overview

    £8.00
    Author(s):
     J R Johnson HonFISPE
    The Devil’s Element?
    John Turk BA, FISPE
    Summary:
    Discusses the use of chlorine gas in public health and as a swimming pool water disinfectant: explains the background to the reasons for chlorination, to the reduction of gas chlorine pool systems is Britain in contrast to the expansion overseas.  Offers safety, storage and handling information
    Pages:
     17
    Illustrations:
     4
    Info Lists:
     4

  • Electric Heating of Swimming Pools and Spas

    £8.00
    Author(s):
    Gerry Williams, FISPE and Updated by Jonathan Atkins, TnISPE(Cert.)
    Summary:

    Summary: Introduces the 3 main electrical heater systems to concentrate upon describing the electric immersion flow heater working at 100 per cent efficiency: covers temperature control, safety, sizing, installation and running costs: adds servicing and maintenance factors affecting operational performance.

    Pages:

    12

    Illustrations:
    Info Lists:

  • Filtration – a further study

    £9.00
    Author(s):
    Jim Johnson Hon, FISPE
    Summary:

    More advanced filtration material following on the Basic Principles of Filtration (Level I Study Course): it includes types and rates of filtration, deals with hard and soft waters, flow and circulation criteria; offers design examples,maintenance suggestions and glossary of terms.

    Pages:

    18

    Illustrations:

    28

    Info Lists:

    2


  • Heat Pumps

    £6.00
    Author(s):
    Richard Carrington MISPE
    Summary:

    The fundamental operation of heat pumps, their applications within the swimming pool industry and comparison of their relative merits against alternative systems. Today’s pool industry, in dealing with a wide range of ideal heat pump applications, is set to fully benefit from new technology.

    Pages:

    12

    Illustrations:

    7

    Info Lists:

    2


  • Investigating the Principles, Systems and Equipment of Pool Environmental Control – domestic and light commercial applications

    £12.00
    Author(s):
    R A White MISPE
    Summary:

    This Environmental Control series paper sets down theoretical parameters and introduces practical needs for systems and equipment in indoor swimming pools. Topics include: evaporation, humidity and condensation, water and air heating, ventilation, packaged control units, pool covers, system designs with running cost analyses, equipment schematics and operating diagrams. Includes a reprint of the author’s article Heat Pumps vs Recuperators.

    Pages:

    27

    Illustrations:

    15

    Info Lists:

    5


  • Non-Chlorine Biocides in Swimming Pools

    £7.00
    Author(s):
    Phil Stainer BSc Hons Chem
    Summary:

    This paper examines the enormous number of varying non-chlorine systems available today. Correctly managed, some non-chlorine systems will deliver the water sanitation protection required, as well as produce an odour-free, pleasant environment that positively encourages pool use. Each non-chlorine biocide is discussed and the advantages/disadvantages are listed.

    Pages:

    16

    Illustrations:
    Info Lists:

    11


  • Surveys – Statutory Requirements & Safety

    £8.00
    Author(s):
    Peter Lang, FISPE
    Summary:

    A re-write of the ISPE Techncial Paper ‘Pool Planning Surveys’. Every client wants a safe and secure pool and planning exists to see that the investment meets the standards, regulations and good practices needed for equipment, systems and services. This paper works through from initial survey to final commissioning to make sure that requirements by different authorities are appreciated and clearly understood in the overall process of making a successful pool. and conservation, cost effectiveness and energy recovery, building regulations and principle problem areas. (Peter Littlehales Award 1998/9)

    Pages:

    15

    Illustrations:
    Info Lists:

    1

    Price: £8 +p&p

     


  • Water Balancing – the nature of water and its effect on corrosion and scale formation

    £7.00
    Author(s):
     C E Marks FISPE
    1 What’s all this about pHHHHHHHH!!!!!
    2 Keep taking the bicarb!
    Reprints: John Turk BA, FISPE
    Summary:
    Describes the chemical nature of water, the natural salts which dissolve in the water and the effect these have on corrosion and scale formation in swimming pools: additional technical information in two reprint articles explains the process of pH and carbon dioxide in water.
    Pages:
     17
    Illustrations:
     4
    Info Lists:

     


  • Water Treatment for Pool Operators

    £10.00
    Author(s):
    John Lamb (plus update contributors)
    Summary:
    An aide memoire for pool operators giving basic information on the everyday application of good pool practice. The guide explains chemical and filtration systems across a broad spectrum of needs and concentrates upon specific problems and solutions in the management of the quality of swimming pool and spa waters. Includes a Glossary and useful Troubleshooting guide.
    Pages:
    23
    Illustrations:
    3
    Info Lists:
    8

  • Waterproofing and Crack Repairs to Swimming Pools in concrete, concrete blockwork and sprayed concrete structures

    £10.00
    Author(s):
    Alan Pugh FISPE (Peter Littlehales Award 2001)
    Summary:
    To a large extent, return visits to swimming pools invariably result from misunderstandings at the design and construction stage over dealing with positive and negative water pressure, leading to cracks and leaks. By involving experienced sub-contractors, when choosing to use specialist products to overcome leakage and cracks problems, successful waterproofing can be assured. This paper also explores a selection of specialist product applications.
    Pages:
    24
    Illustrations:
    10
    Info Lists:
    4