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Swimming Pool Lighting: A Short Story

Posted by Alafiya Shabbir on Aug 16, 2016 5:01 PM
Meet Peter Lyng. Peter is the Facilities Manager at the Quinte Sports & Wellness Center in the City of Belleville. The facility houses an Aquatic Centre, which conducts recreational and competitive programs for children, adults, and seniors, so it has to be able to serve a wide range of swimmers. The Centre has three swimming pools, and Peter has a problem.

Quinte Aquatics Centre, after a lighting remodel by RAB Design Lighting

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Topics: Indoor Recreation Facilities, Swimming Pool

Considerations when Lighting an Indoor Swimming Pool

Posted by Alafiya Shabbir on Aug 4, 2016 9:01 AM

“What fantastic lighting!” isn’t always the first comment someone makes upon entering an indoor pool, but it doesn’t mean that it’s not a hugely important factor. Even though lights may play only a supporting role in the overall functionality of a pool, they impact the functionality, safety, and aesthetic appeal of the facility.

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Topics: Indoor Recreation Facilities, Swimming Pool