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Two Types of Airflow Problems in Indoor Pools
By Chloramine Consulting on September 19, 2022

When we are contracted to evaluate natatoriums with air quality problems, we look for structural reasons why the air quality is problematic. In our experience (from visiting and evaluating...

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Indoor Pool Algae, Photosynthesis, and Windows
By Chloramine Consulting on June 1, 2022

Sometimes we get calls about indoor pools having algae. But how can that be? Algae need sunlight to grow. And usually, when the client sends us photos of their natatorium, there are large...

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Ways to Reduce Chlorine Demand
By Chloramine Consulting on January 20, 2022

Chlorine is becoming more expensive and difficult to get. Since the COVID-19 supply chain shortages began, the main question we have been hearing is about how to reduce chlorine...

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What is a Natatorium Study?
By Chloramine Consulting on January 5, 2022

Our core service is conducting natatorium facility studies. If you attend or operate an indoor swimming pool with air quality challenges, this article may help explain why our service...

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Ways to Optimize Chloramine Removal
By Chloramine Consulting on November 27, 2021

When bathers enter the pool, there is a time delay between the formation of harmful disinfection byproducts (DBPs), and when the ventilation system can ramp up its exhaust and fresh air...

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What is the Ideal Indoor Swimming Pool Temperature?
By Chloramine Consulting on August 31, 2021

We are frequently asked what air and water temperatures should ideally be for indoor swimming pools. The short answer is: it depends.  So let's explore both water temperature and air...

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Is a Home Indoor Pool Right for You?
By Chloramine Consulting on June 5, 2021

We receive a surprising amount of requests for help with home indoor pools, also known as residential natatoriums. Contractors and homeowners alike seek our opinions and guidance when it...

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Chloramine vs. Chlorine
By Chloramine Consulting on April 22, 2021

Let's discuss the differences between chloramine, or chloramines, versus actual chlorine. They sound similar and share some similarities, but there are important differences to understand....

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5 Misunderstandings about Swimming Pool pH
By Chloramine Consulting on March 24, 2021

Of all water chemistry parameters, many experts argue that pH is the most important. Indeed, pH impacts just about everything else in water chemistry, but most swimming pool operators–both...

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Commercial Pools and their Differences
By Chloramine Consulting on January 21, 2021

Commercial swimming pools are different from residential pools in many ways, though water chemistry is generally the same. The differences are mostly in the types of equipment and health...

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Inflatable Pool Dome Air Quality
By Chloramine Consulting on January 11, 2021

While most outdoor pools in cold areas get winterized and covered, some stay open year round. They do so by erecting an inflatable pool dome–more commonly called a pool bubble–over the...

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The Benefits of Indoor Pool Covers
By Chloramine Consulting on November 6, 2020

Swimming pool covers are used for a variety of reasons on outdoor pools: safety, protection from the elements, and retaining heat. Indoor pools, however, use pool covers for one reason and...

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