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 Training course  NSPF courses
Created by the <b>National Swimming Pool Foundation®</b> (NSPF®), the Field Service Professional Training on-line course helps new and seasoned pool operators and service professionals become masters at routine pool maintenance. The course shows how to effectively perform routine maintenance on residential and commercial swimming pools and spas. The training is loaded with how-to videos, providing interactive learning about circulation systems, filters, chemical dosing systems, heaters, cleaning and vacuuming systems, automatic controllers and acid washing. There are three to four videos in each learning section. The course also includes 13 maintenance checklists that can be used at each job site, plus a 38-page printable <i>Resource Guide</i>. Once purchased, the cost per student for each course includes access to on-line training for six months. www.nspf.org, service@nspf.orgCreated by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®), the Field Service Professional Training on-line course helps new and seasoned pool operators and service professionals become masters at routine pool maintenance. The course shows how to effectively perform routine maintenance on residential and commercial swimming pools and spas. The training is loaded with how-to videos, providing interactive learning about circulation systems, filters, chemical dosing systems, heaters, cleaning and vacuuming systems, automatic controllers and acid washing. There are three to four videos in each learning section. The course also includes 13 maintenance checklists that can be used at each job site, plus a 38-page printable Resource Guide. Once purchased, the cost per student for each course includes access to on-line training for six months. www.nspf.org, service@nspf.org Non-profit <b>National Swimming Pool Foundation</b> announces two new online courses, <i>Pool & Spa Basics</i> and <i>Water Chemistry Basics</i>, which are designed to quickly get retail, builder, distributor and manufacturer employees up to speed on the basics of pool and spa operation and water chemistry. The courses will help people gain the fundamental knowledge required to effectively perform their jobs and serve their customers. These online courses are self-paced and students can complete them at their convenience, in more than one sitting. The training is dynamic, making learning easier. Each course contains narration, video, images, quizzes and other interactive learning tools to engage the participant. www.nspf.orgNon-profit National Swimming Pool Foundation announces two new online courses, Pool & Spa Basics and Water Chemistry Basics, which are designed to quickly get retail, builder, distributor and manufacturer employees up to speed on the basics of pool and spa operation and water chemistry. The courses will help people gain the fundamental knowledge required to effectively perform their jobs and serve their customers. These online courses are self-paced and students can complete them at their convenience, in more than one sitting. The training is dynamic, making learning easier. Each course contains narration, video, images, quizzes and other interactive learning tools to engage the participant. www.nspf.org
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 Online training course  Pool application
The <b>National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®)</b> announces the <i>Aquatic Play Feature™ (APF)</i> online training course is now available in a new format (a Spanish version has also been launched). The new format offers better user interface, more interactivity, and easier navigation. The Spanish counterpart is a mirror of the English course, a stand-alone educational tool for those who maintain swimming pools with play features.
www.nspf.orgThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) announces the Aquatic Play Feature™ (APF) online training course is now available in a new format (a Spanish version has also been launched). The new format offers better user interface, more interactivity, and easier navigation. The Spanish counterpart is a mirror of the English course, a stand-alone educational tool for those who maintain swimming pools with play features. www.nspf.org The new Pool Service Manager app from the <b>National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®)</b> allows service professionals with an iPhone® or iPad® to schedule and record services, repairs and chemical test results; calculate and record water balance, chemical dosage, volume and flowrates; create and email shopping lists; share work history and billing information with their main office; schedule recurring visits and many other functions. App purchasers also receive <i>NSPF Digital News</i>. Service companies can download a free trial version to devices that have upgraded to the free iOS 5.0 or later operating system. The app is subscription-based for $15.99/month; a $159.99 yearly subscription includes NSPF premium tools. To view the apps, go to iTunes and search NSPF to see the entire line of available Foundation apps. www.nspf.orgThe new Pool Service Manager app from the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) allows service professionals with an iPhone® or iPad® to schedule and record services, repairs and chemical test results; calculate and record water balance, chemical dosage, volume and flowrates; create and email shopping lists; share work history and billing information with their main office; schedule recurring visits and many other functions. App purchasers also receive NSPF Digital News. Service companies can download a free trial version to devices that have upgraded to the free iOS 5.0 or later operating system. The app is subscription-based for $15.99/month; a $159.99 yearly subscription includes NSPF premium tools. To view the apps, go to iTunes and search NSPF to see the entire line of available Foundation apps. www.nspf.org
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 NSPF handbook  NSPF® iPhone® applications
The newly published 2011 edition of the <b>NSPF®</b> <i>Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook</i> is now available for purchase in English and Spanish with both US and metric units. Important updates are found in the <i>Appendix C Addendum</i>, including the most current information on the <i>P&SS Act</i>, <i>ADA</i> regulations, the <i>Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)</i> overview and a list of all regulations. Fresh information about regulatory agencies and guidelines, disinfection, water balance, water problems, troubleshooting, chemical testing and record keeping, chemical feed and control technology is also included. The format provides color and imagery throughout, as well as color-coded pages, keyword index and more.
www.nspf.org, (719) 540-9119The newly published 2011 edition of the NSPF® Pool & Spa Operator™ Handbook is now available for purchase in English and Spanish with both US and metric units. Important updates are found in the Appendix C Addendum, including the most current information on the P&SS Act, ADA regulations, the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) overview and a list of all regulations. Fresh information about regulatory agencies and guidelines, disinfection, water balance, water problems, troubleshooting, chemical testing and record keeping, chemical feed and control technology is also included. The format provides color and imagery throughout, as well as color-coded pages, keyword index and more. www.nspf.org, (719) 540-9119 The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF), in partnership with inQ Mobile Apps LLC, has introduced three iPhone applications to make pool-water calculations easier and quicker for pool and spa industry professionals and consumers. App calculations match those used in the Pool & Spa Operator(TM) Handbook and the Pool Math(TM) Workbook. One calculates pool volume for different shaped pools and spas, a second calculates water flow for determining flow and turnover rates, number of turnovers and target turnover rates, and the third allows saturation index calculation to help maintain proper water balance. These apps can be used on iPhone, iPod Touch® and iPad® products and are available from the Apple® App store by clicking on the 'Productivity' tab or by searching for swimming pool. 
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Margaret.Smith@nspf.orgThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF), in partnership with inQ Mobile Apps LLC, has introduced three iPhone applications to make pool-water calculations easier and quicker for pool and spa industry professionals and consumers. App calculations match those used in the Pool & Spa Operator(TM) Handbook and the Pool Math(TM) Workbook. One calculates pool volume for different shaped pools and spas, a second calculates water flow for determining flow and turnover rates, number of turnovers and target turnover rates, and the third allows saturation index calculation to help maintain proper water balance. These apps can be used on iPhone, iPod Touch® and iPad® products and are available from the Apple® App store by clicking on the 'Productivity' tab or by searching for swimming pool. www.nspf.org Margaret.Smith@nspf.org
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 Seminars on demand  Swimming pool recordkeeping tools
The National Swimming Pool Foundation introduces the 2009 World Aquatic Health(TM) Conference Seminars on demand. Subjects include green and new industrial technology, drowning, disease and injury prevention and the newest research on health benefits of pools and hot tubs. Order more than four for a price-per-seminar discount.
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www.nspf.orgThe National Swimming Pool Foundation introduces the 2009 World Aquatic Health(TM) Conference Seminars on demand. Subjects include green and new industrial technology, drowning, disease and injury prevention and the newest research on health benefits of pools and hot tubs. Order more than four for a price-per-seminar discount. www.eProAcademy.org www.nspf.org The National Swimming Pool Foundation® offers the <i>All-Weather Durable Pool & Spa Log Book </i>and paper for aquatic facilities, service routes and retail customer printouts. This logbook makes it easy to keep proper pool and spa operation records.Create your own forms by copying or laser printing your forms on patented paper (not for ink printers) that was specifically created for writing in all-weather conditions. It sheds water and is able to withstand high humidity and blistering temperatures.
www.nspf.orgThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® offers the All-Weather Durable Pool & Spa Log Book and paper for aquatic facilities, service routes and retail customer printouts. This logbook makes it easy to keep proper pool and spa operation records.Create your own forms by copying or laser printing your forms on patented paper (not for ink printers) that was specifically created for writing in all-weather conditions. It sheds water and is able to withstand high humidity and blistering temperatures. www.nspf.org
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 Spanish pool textbook  Spanish NSPF manual
Published by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®), the <i>Pool Math(TM) Workbook</i> is now available in Spanish. The textbook for English and native Spanish-speakers focuses solely on making swimming pool and spa calculations easier. <i>Cuaderno de Trabajo de Matematicas de Piscinas</i> helps readers calculate pool surface area, water volume, chemical dosage amounts, saturation index, filter surface area, flow rate, filter flow rate capacity, turnover rate, heater sizing, spa water draining frequency, make-up water amount, maximum user load and total dynamic head.
www.nspf.orgPublished by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®), the Pool Math(TM) Workbook is now available in Spanish. The textbook for English and native Spanish-speakers focuses solely on making swimming pool and spa calculations easier. Cuaderno de Trabajo de Matematicas de Piscinas helps readers calculate pool surface area, water volume, chemical dosage amounts, saturation index, filter surface area, flow rate, filter flow rate capacity, turnover rate, heater sizing, spa water draining frequency, make-up water amount, maximum user load and total dynamic head. www.nspf.org National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) offers the Spanish translation of its popular A<i>quatic Play Feature(TM) Handbook. Guía Aquatic Play Feature(TM)</i> is another product of NSPF's commitment to making comprehensive training materials accessible around the world. The stand-alone training manual allows pool and spa professionals easier access to information on risk reduction to users, employees and the facility itself. The translation provides guidance on how to operate and manage facilities that have waterpark-type features.
www.nspf.orgNational Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) offers the Spanish translation of its popular Aquatic Play Feature(TM) Handbook. Guía Aquatic Play Feature(TM) is another product of NSPF's commitment to making comprehensive training materials accessible around the world. The stand-alone training manual allows pool and spa professionals easier access to information on risk reduction to users, employees and the facility itself. The translation provides guidance on how to operate and manage facilities that have waterpark-type features. www.nspf.org
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 Aquatic newsletter  Online training
The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) introduces Prevention Advisor(TM), a free monthly e-newsletter to keep pool and spa operators, service technicians, health officials and other professionals up to date on the latest improvements until they are ready to re-certify. Each month, the newsletter contains information focused on a specific subject such as health and safety information, regulations and legal topics, training opportunities, preventive maintenance tips, research findings and other important subject matter. Sign up for a free subscription by simply providing contact information. 
www.nspf.orgThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) introduces Prevention Advisor(TM), a free monthly e-newsletter to keep pool and spa operators, service technicians, health officials and other professionals up to date on the latest improvements until they are ready to re-certify. Each month, the newsletter contains information focused on a specific subject such as health and safety information, regulations and legal topics, training opportunities, preventive maintenance tips, research findings and other important subject matter. Sign up for a free subscription by simply providing contact information. www.nspf.org The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) offers an easy and cost effective way to comply with ASHRAE standards for indoor swimming pools and spas. The <i>Electrical Safety Work Practices and Standards</i> course has been updated to comply with the newly revised <i>2008 NFPA 70E Standards</i> and addresses requirements of the <i>National Electrical Code, Article 680</i> pertaining to swimming pools and spas. The training is dynamic and contains narration, video, quizzes and other interactive learning tools. All of the training is
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www.eProAcademy.orgThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) offers an easy and cost effective way to comply with ASHRAE standards for indoor swimming pools and spas. The Electrical Safety Work Practices and Standards course has been updated to comply with the newly revised 2008 NFPA 70E Standards and addresses requirements of the National Electrical Code, Article 680 pertaining to swimming pools and spas. The training is dynamic and contains narration, video, quizzes and other interactive learning tools. All of the training is performed online. www.eProAcademy.org
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 Spanish website  Hot water benefits
The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) introduces its bilingual twin website for native-Spanish speakers. Easily toggle back and forth by clicking the Espanol or English buttons on most pages. Visitors can access valuable information that describes educational programs, online training opportunities, products, World Aquatic HealthThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) introduces its bilingual twin website for native-Spanish speakers. Easily toggle back and forth by clicking the Espanol or English buttons on most pages. Visitors can access valuable information that describes educational programs, online training opportunities, products, World Aquatic Health" Conference information, research, news and articles, resources, links and the online shopping cart. www.nspf.org/espanol An exceptional new book published by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® entitled <i>Hot Water & Healthy Living</i> explains how the simple act of immersion in hot water helps create healthier lifestyles. The book, authored by Dr. J. B. Smith of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, translates science into language for the general consumer and is based on interviews with leading scientists and over 25 scholarly research publications. Startling research shows that both the body and mind benefit from the simple act of immersion in hot or warm water. This well-written and beautifully illustrated book has six chapters, plus a bibliography of scientific references. Lifestyle and science-oriented photos and charts are throughout. The 36-page, four-color book is available to industry members and consumers.
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media@nspf.orAn exceptional new book published by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® entitled Hot Water & Healthy Living explains how the simple act of immersion in hot water helps create healthier lifestyles. The book, authored by Dr. J. B. Smith of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, translates science into language for the general consumer and is based on interviews with leading scientists and over 25 scholarly research publications. Startling research shows that both the body and mind benefit from the simple act of immersion in hot or warm water. This well-written and beautifully illustrated book has six chapters, plus a bibliography of scientific references. Lifestyle and science-oriented photos and charts are throughout. The 36-page, four-color book is available to industry members and consumers. www.nspf.org media@nspf.or
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 Aquatic handbook  French pool manual
National Swimming Pool Foundation's <i>Aquatic Play Feature Handbook provides guidance on how to operate and manage facilities that have waterpark-type features. Based on recent reports, these features can complicate management and operations. The full-color, 76-page, illustrated handbook concentrates on risk reduction to the users, the employees and the facility itself. It describes the different types of play features, discusses the unique considerations to operate them, proper maintenance of water quality and management and operations. www.nspf.org">National Swimming Pool Foundation's Aquatic Play Feature Handbook" provides guidance on how to operate and manage facilities that have waterpark-type features. Based on recent reports, these features can complicate management and operations. The full-color, 76-page, illustrated handbook concentrates on risk reduction to the users, the employees and the facility itself. It describes the different types of play features, discusses the unique considerations to operate them, proper maintenance of water quality and management and operations. www.nspf.org The National Swimming Pool Foundation® introduces Guide de lexploitant certifié de piscine/spa®, the first French translation of the highly successful Certified Pool-Spa Operator® Handbook, supplementing the English and Spanish editions. It features valuable information on understanding and preventing drowning, suction entrapment, evisceration, diving accidents, recreational water illness, electrocutions, chemical hazards and slips and falls. It also includes updated information on regulatory agencies and guidelines in Canada and France, disinfection, water balance, water problems, troubleshooting, chemical testing and record keeping and chemical feed and control technology.
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(719) 540-9119The National Swimming Pool Foundation® introduces Guide de lexploitant certifié de piscine/spa®, the first French translation of the highly successful Certified Pool-Spa Operator® Handbook, supplementing the English and Spanish editions. It features valuable information on understanding and preventing drowning, suction entrapment, evisceration, diving accidents, recreational water illness, electrocutions, chemical hazards and slips and falls. It also includes updated information on regulatory agencies and guidelines in Canada and France, disinfection, water balance, water problems, troubleshooting, chemical testing and record keeping and chemical feed and control technology. www.nspf.org (719) 540-9119
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 Gift book offer  Pool training online
NSPF® offers Swimmers: Courage & Triumph, perfect as an inspirational gift for customer appreciation, holidays, special occasions, membership promotions, swim competition winners, friends, family members and more. The collection of 19 stories brings to life both famous and relatively unknown competitors who have distinguished themselves in swimming, from winning seven gold medals in Olympic Games to overcoming physical disabilities. Purchase in quantities of 10 at $19 or $24.95 each for fewer copies. Free shipping on orders over $200.
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(719) 540-9119NSPF® offers Swimmers: Courage & Triumph, perfect as an inspirational gift for customer appreciation, holidays, special occasions, membership promotions, swim competition winners, friends, family members and more. The collection of 19 stories brings to life both famous and relatively unknown competitors who have distinguished themselves in swimming, from winning seven gold medals in Olympic Games to overcoming physical disabilities. Purchase in quantities of 10 at $19 or $24.95 each for fewer copies. Free shipping on orders over $200. www.nspf.org (719) 540-9119 Pool and spa retail and service professionals and public pool/spa operators can now learn the basics of pool care through the Pool Operator PrimerPool and spa retail and service professionals and public pool/spa operators can now learn the basics of pool care through the Pool Operator Primer" online training course created by the National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®). Students can enroll in the class by contacting any NSPF certified instructor or by going directly to eProAcademy". Each student that registers for the online course will receive the Certified PoolSpa Operator® Handbook as a study guide and a reference manual. www.eProAcademy.org
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 NSPF safety manual  Pool/spa operator training website
The National Swimming Pool Foundation® has released <i>The Aquatic Safety Compendium (ASC") in book format. This introduction completes the conversion of the interactive ASC into a full-color, hardbound book. The newly published manual is an ideal companion to the CD and will be a powerful addition to any reference collection used by attorneys, aquatic directors, property managers, pool builders, risk-prevention professionals and law school faculty in understanding risks based on an objective view of facts. www.nspf.org">The National Swimming Pool Foundation® has released The Aquatic Safety Compendium" (ASC") in book format. This introduction completes the conversion of the interactive ASC into a full-color, hardbound book. The newly published manual is an ideal companion to the CD and will be a powerful addition to any reference collection used by attorneys, aquatic directors, property managers, pool builders, risk-prevention professionals and law school faculty in understanding risks based on an objective view of facts. www.nspf.org The National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) announces its ePro AcademyThe National Swimming Pool Foundation® (NSPF®) announces its ePro Academy" Online Training Center, an innovative web-based training center that gives anytime, anywhere access to quality, cost-effective training materials. The website provides a new avenue to obtain pool/spa operator training, pursue CPO® Certification and help busy professionals and organizations comply with government training requirements. NSPF will launch a total of 16 on-line classes through March 31, 2007. The first five regulatory compliance classes began on October 1, 2006. The new operator training and certification programs will be launched January 2007. In addition, courses on occupational safety, employment law, healthcare, environmental and hazardous waste management and DOT training for drivers of hazardous materials shipments will be offered. www.eProAcademy.org
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