United Pool Association Podcast

United Pool Association Podcast

By United Pool Association
Connecting swimming pool industry people each week through conversations that hope to inspire and create dialogue that leads to best practices across the industry.
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P12-Talking wacky insurance claims with Sean Reardon
In this episode Steve Homer has a conversation with the UPA's insurance broker, the great, Sean Reardon. Today's topic is off the wall and wacky insurance claims. Due to technical difficulties this episode is cut short, but never fear we will have Sean back in the future to revisit this topic.
25:46
August 28, 2019
P11-Rich DeMoss
In the 11th podcast, we interview Rich DeMoss with LaMotte. Rich is the Global Buisness Director on the swimming pool side of LaMotte. We talked about the Waterlink Spintouch and its advancement of the swimming pool industry from its technology to its usefullness in the field. Check out the Spintouch at Lamotte.com
40:49
May 10, 2019
P10-Chlorine, LSI and Balanced Water
Steve and Joe discuss chlorine, cal-hypo tabs and the LSI in ways that help water stay balanced in pools. Lets stay focused and diligent as an industry to keep pools sanitized while utilizing best practices.
32:49
May 1, 2019
P9-David Hawes
In this 9th UPA Podcast, we have on the very honest and humble David Hawes. David Hawes is the current President of the Independent Pool and Spa Service Association(IPSSA) and director of Region 1. David comes on the podcast and clears the air and discusses how a possible relationship of UPA and IPSSA could be good for the Swimming Pool Service Industry. This is definitely a ground breaking podcast and one you will not want to miss.
1:00:10
April 10, 2019
P8.6-Chris Galvin@The Western Show
We interview Chris Galvin with Blueray XL at The Western Show.
04:37
April 10, 2019
P8.5-Eric Knight@The Western Show
We interview Eric Knight with Orenda at The Western Show.
06:24
April 10, 2019
P8.4-Jia O’Neil@The Western Show
We interview Jia O’Neil with WaterCo to discuss the multi-cyclone.
04:04
April 10, 2019
P8.3-The Pool Chasers@The Western Show
We interview Greg and Tyler with The Pool Chasers Podcast at The Western Show.
08:08
April 10, 2019
P8.2-Chuck Wollstemhulme@The Western Show
We interview Chuck Wollstemhulme with IPS Controllers.
04:16
April 10, 2019
P8.1-Sean Reardon@The Western Show
Interview with Sean Reardon, the United Pool Association Insurance broker.
03:00
April 10, 2019
P7-Harold Evans
On our 7th podcast we are lucky to have on Harold Evans, CEO of Orenda Technologies. We discuss in detail aspects of the LSI index, the Orenda app and the new series Orenda is lanching called Orenda University.
1:06:00
March 23, 2019
P6.2-Virtual Chapter/Chapter Meetings
As UPA Podcast begins to grow with new and exciting content. We as representatives of UPA, do not want to forget why we are doing a podcast. In this episode Steve and Joe discuss Chapters and the Virtual Chapter as well as everything from vendors, sick route and the social media aspects of UPA.
19:24
March 22, 2019
P6.1-Pool Dilemmas from Steve & Joe
Pool Dilemmas...we all have had some interesting situations pop up while servicing swimming pools. In this podcast Steve and Joe discuss three situations you may find yourself in and what might be a proper way to handle them.
25:34
March 22, 2019
P5-Ron Hash
UPA Podcast #5, we have on Ron Hash the founder of Skimmer. We discuss the basic features that make Skimmer what it is and also sets it apart as one of the leaders in industry software. Skimmer is a fully integrated app based program for the swimming pool service industry that is available on the Apple App Store or Google Play. You can find Skimmer at getskimmer.com .
56:21
February 20, 2019
P4-Eric Knight
We have on for our 4th podcast, Eric Knight with Orenda Technologies. Eric is the Sales Director for Orenda, you may recognize him from a local trade show or from the many videos Orenda has put out. We discuss the early traditions of water chemistry and the benefits of using the Langelier Saturation Index(LSI) and Orenda’s app that helps with that process.
1:05:35
February 13, 2019
P3-Sean Reardon
Sean Reardon is the insurance broker for the United Pool Association. We invited Sean in to discuss the policies of UPA as well as mention claims and situations to avoid in the swimming pool industry.
1:05:09
February 8, 2019
P2-Mike Giddens
Mike Giddens is our guest on the second UPA podcast. Mike is the After Market Zone Manager of the greater Southwest division of Jandy. Mike discusses products, marketing and the biggest move to date, “Quitting the Internet”. Thanks to Mike and Jandy for being on the UPA Podcast.
40:35
February 8, 2019
P1: Jason Broswell
Jason Broswell is the creator of Swimming Pool Industry Workers and Pool Pros Only group on Facebook. He is an outspoken leader in promoting good practices and creating open diaolgue in the realm of social media.
54:29
February 8, 2019