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Jan. 19—Building Code Help, Supreme Court Blocks OSHA and more

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The Jan. 19 Pool & Spa Professional Business Update newsletter.

The Ins and Outs of Building Codes to Help Builders Get Ahead

In this installment of our video series, Pool & Spa Professional Matthewson breaks down common code issues and how to avoid them, as well as how to leverage building codes to get ahead in your business. According to Matthewson, many of the new building codes around deck construction are not the typical mandatory codes that restrict what builders can do. "They're the codes that are pre-engineered design codes," he said. "This is the first time ever we've had that in residential building codes."


Supreme Court Blocks OSHA's Vaccine Mandate

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday reinstated the stay on OSHA's ETS. In its ruling, the Court stated that Congress hasn't given OSHA 'the power to regulate public health more broadly.'


2020 Market Report Shows Pool and Spa Industry on Fire

The pandemic-fueled year sparked the highest demand for new residential inground pool construction in more than a decade. In turn, that demand ignited skyrocketing sales of pool and spa retail accessories and services, according to an eye-opening PHTA market report.


Acquisitions, New Partnerships and More

California Pools and Cover Care open new offices, while Hayward and National Pool Partners announce acquisitions. Plus, PHTA gains a new strategic partner in Merchant Cost Consulting. Catch up on industry news from around the industry in this week's company news roundup.


5 Questions With a Pool Pro

Pool & Spa Professional spoke with Yvette Gammon, VP of Gammon Pools, Inc. to discuss becoming the first female chair of the National Plasterers Council, its focus for 2022, as well as upcoming challenges for the pool industry.


Troubleshooting Saltwater Pools

Adding more salt to a saltwater pool isn't the remedy. Find out from Biolab's Alicia Stephens some of the chemistry issues common to saltwater pools and ways to troubleshoot ideas to the problems.


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