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Pool Dehumidifiers vs. Air Conditioners
By Chloramine Consulting on September 15, 2019

Pool Dehumidifiers and air conditioners are not equal. Indoor swimming pools have variables and climate demands unlike any other type of commercial building or space. In particular, air...

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Chloramine Vapor
By Chloramine Consulting on September 10, 2019

Indoor air quality in natatoriums has many variables and moving pieces, but at the end of the day, it all boils down to one thing: how well can the natatorium's system manage chloramine...

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Understanding Source-Capture Exhaust
By Chloramine Consulting on August 31, 2019

Trichloramine, trihalomethanes and other noxious disinfection byproducts (DBPs) that off-gas from swimming pools are not your ordinary airborne contaminants. These substances–when...

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The Difference Between Return Air and Exhaust Air
By Chloramine Consulting on August 28, 2019

This is a brief article to shed light on a problem. The problem is one of semantics, but the consequences are real indeed. Too often the terms return and exhaust are used...

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Natatorium Design Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on August 10, 2019

Natatorium design is a unique art, or perhaps science. Moreso than typical commercial buildings, indoor pools have variables that require special attention and expertise from designers....

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Addendum to "Indoor Air Quality vs. Water Quality"
By Chloramine Consulting on June 9, 2019

This article is a republishing of a guest blog written by Eric Knight for the NSPF in 2017, found here.

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Pool Air Quality Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on April 26, 2019

Want to learn more about the air side of the pool air quality problem? This article and its supporting links are for you. We also have separate content for Pool Water Chemistry,...

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Pool Water Chemistry Resources
By Chloramine Consulting on April 12, 2019

To truly understand the indoor air quality problem, we need to understand the different components that are involved. This is a brief overview of the water side of the equation. We have...

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Pool Water Chemistry, Part 2: Combined Chlorine
By Chloramine Consulting on April 3, 2019

This article expands on our last article, Part 1. Here we will focus on the process of handling nitrogen compounds in water, which create disinfectant byproducts (DBPs) like chloramines....

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Pool Water Chemistry, Part 1: Pool Sanitization
By Chloramine Consulting on March 5, 2019

With a basic understanding of pool chemistry, understanding the air quality problems of indoor pools becomes much easier. The two sides of the equation–water chemistry and air...

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What is Value Engineering? (VE)
By Chloramine Consulting on February 1, 2019

If you have ever been involved with a capital project, such as a new building or a big construction renovation, you are probably already familiar with the term "VE". VE stands for Value...

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What is a Natatorium?
By Chloramine Consulting on October 23, 2018

A natatorium is a room that contains an indoor swimming pool. These rooms are very unique and different from any other type of room we can think of. Natatoriums not only have evaporation...

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