The new Sport series from Polaris have plenty to offer to the market this year! The 9350 features an exceptional 2WD cleaning performance. It can accommodate any pool surface with its pleated scrubbing brush. the 9350 is most suitable for pools up to 50′ in length. The 9450 features a significantly lower operating cost. Its over-sized suction intake allows it to ingest larger debris effortlessly. With durable Aqua-Trac tires and Vortex Vacuum Technology, the 9450 Sport tackles any pool terrain and climbs over obstacles without getting stuck. For the cream of the crop in this new series, you’ll want to look into the 9550. Its new 4WD provides best in class cleaning performance. One of the distinct advantages of 9550 Sport is the smart 7-day programmable timer, with fully customizable cleaning cycles that allows pool owners to set it and forget it. The 9550 Sport cleans pools up to 60′ in length. It includes a new premium, compact transport caddy that can be assembled in just minutes without using any tools. All models come with a 2 year limited warranty.
One of the latest offerings from Zodiac is the MX6 Pool Cleaner. The MX6 remains highly efficient despite being the smaller brother of the MX8. The MX6 automatically controls excess flow through the cleaner for optimal filtration and longevity. Thanks to its energy efficient design, it is able to compliment variable speed and 2 speed pumps very well. The flexibility of the MX6 makes it especially efficient when operating on the low flow settings. With its intelligent bi-directional navigation, it is able to thoroughly clean waterlines, floors and walls.
When it comes to top of the line salt chlorinators, Hayward’s Aquarite systems are no slouches. The aquarites come in 3 different sizes for all kinds of pools out there. Aquarites automatically produce chlorine everyday and evenly distributes it throughout the pool via return jets. They are also NSF certified and approved for use in commercial and public pools. Their ease of installation makes it suitable for new and existing pools.
Incandescent lighting has proven itself to be obsolete. Why waste more money on the electric bill? The future of pool lighting is LED. And there’s no one else leading the pack but Pentair’s Intellibrite. The Intellibrite boasts the most energy efficiency for those struggling with the electric bill. With its superior reflector design, it assures more light reaches the pool bottom to further increase intensity and color effects while minimizing glare. The color version includes 5 predetermined colors and 7 popular programmed “light shows.” Another key feature is that they’re designed to work with Pentair’s automation systems such as the Intellitouch and Easytouch.
When it comes to pool filtration, many will opt for a cartridge filter. One of its many strong points are ease of cleaning and operation. In particular, Pentair’s Clean and Clear cartridge filters have remained a top choice for consumers. All Clean and Clear filters feature a coreless cartridge which allows for easier cleaning. They also include spin on unions for easy plumbing and hook ups. Another interesting feature of the Clean and Clear is their chemical resistant tank body.
With this year coming to a wrap, Hayward has unveiled their latest offering. Their brand new 500,000 BTU heater will be coming out in 2015. Much like its predecessors, the H500FDN (natural) and H500FDP (propane) units include cupro nickel heat exchangers. These powerful units can easily heat up large pools over 40k gallons. All the familiar and useful features from the previous units are still present. Top notch thermal efficiency, universal design, and the fastest heating speed on the market. Why go for a 2nd place heater? The H500FD series’ reliability will ensure its place as the number one pool heater.