Category Archives: Dealer Dynamics

Ozone for Pool and Spa

A swimming pool or spa is a complex ecosystem, where water is exposed to many things that can affect both aesthetics and safety. A smart cleaning and sanitation protocol is crucial for ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience while minimizing cost and liability. Pool and spa water quality management systems will usually include the following […]

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Dealing with Chlorine and Chloramine

There are numerous carbon-based options available to protect your client and their family from chlorine tastes and odors, pesticides, herbicides, emerging contaminants, and various disinfection byproducts. As a water treatment professional, your primary responsibility is to provide your clients with the very best water at an affordable price in an environmentally responsible manner.

The scope of this article is specific to chlorine/chloramine tastes and odors, so if you’re planning on addressing lead, pesticides, herbicides, or pharmaceutical byproducts consult with your equipment manufacturer before making claims on what your carbon filter can actually do. Not all carbons work the same, especially with complex organics and varying influent water chemistries.

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Are you ready to do Commercial Work?

You don’t need to do everything to be a success in our industry, but what you do should be done well. Don’t allow yourself to feel pressured to dive into the C&I market just because your competitors have. Study and analyze the risks and benefits as well as the impact it will have on your company before you over-commit yourself. It’s quite OK to gracefully withdraw and defer to a more knowledgeable/experienced colleague if you become uncomfortable during the initial discovery process.

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Rise above the competition

As a business owner, ignorance is your worst enemy. Ignorance leads to lost business opportunities, the inability to hire the best employees and of course, an inevitable loss of income and profitability. As the leader of your organization, you need to stay focused on continuously improving your technical, business and leadership skills. As soon as you think you know it all, or even that you know enough, you’ve begun your descent to business failure and industry obscurity.

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We all live Downstream

As water quality improvement and management professionals, it is our responsibility to learn and understand the impact of anthropogenic and natural environmental contamination, especially comprehending the fact that water in the air, water on the ground, and water under the ground is subject to constant change and movement.

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If you’re not moving forward…

Don’t be an industry dinosaur. Get yourself to Nashville, take some classes, meet new people, do some business and keep moving forward!

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Membrane Separation – there’s so much more for you to know

The future is bright for membrane separations, costs are falling, flux rates are improving, and there are many manufacturers hoping to earn your business. Talk to your OEM or business coach about how you can start incorporating more membrane separation technologies into your dealership this year.

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It’s cold outside

As with all things, be sensible, thoughtful and methodical in your approach to winter so that you and your team remain safe while providing your clients with the very best water.

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First, do no harm

The importance of sanitary working practices cannot be over emphasized. Think carefully when cutting pipes, changing filters, repairing softeners or anything else in your daily work routine. Consider the potential pathways of contamination and take sensible countermeasures. The health and safety of your clients rest in your (hopefully clean) hands. Pay attention to hygiene, your clients are counting on you!

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Ozone – Why aren’t you using it yet?

Water is one of the most precious commodities on our planet. It is our job as water quality management experts to make that water cleaner, better and more useful while saving costs, preserving energy and easing the labor burden. One of the most frequently overlooked tools in a water specialist’s arsenal is oxygen and more […]

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