January 2022

2 Florida Pool Prosm • January 2022 FSPA CHAPTER NEWS Florida Pool Prosm © 2022 Florida Swimming Pool Association. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced in any form without written permission of the publisher. 2555 Porter Lake Drive, Ste. 106 Sarasota, FL 34240 (941) 952-9293 / (866) 930-FSPA Fax: (941) 366-7433 www.FloridaPoolPro.com Association Mission: Advancing Florida’s swimming pool industry. Executive Director Elizabeth McMurray Sr. Dir. of Communications & Marketing Charis Tyson Government Affairs Manager Dallas Thiesen Accounting Manager Cheryl Cotten Workforce Education Program Manager Leslie Root Administrative Assistant Valerie Swika President Mickey Sigmon Pool Pro, Inc., Fort Pierce Vice-President Don Ball The Pool Works of Florida, Inc., Largo Treasurer Ben Evans American Pools and Spas, Inc., Orlando Secretary Deidre Bedford West Coast Pools, Bradenton At-Large Director Roy Waldhauer Waldhauer & Son, Inc., Bunnell Past President Maurice Bushroe Blue Ribbon Pools, Daytona Beach Published monthly by the Florida Swimming Pool Association CONTENTS Sailing full steam ahead President's Column S *** You Should Know Happy New Year! Executive Director's Column 2022 Florida Legislative Session Preview Ready or not! Builder Article Monitoring and remote control of pools turns 30 years old! Commercial Article Are you getting the most out of your Telematics / GPS system? Insurance Article Everything Under the Sun Expo Education Course Descriptions Chapter News Calendar 4 4 6 9 15 18 21 26 33 44 All FSPA members are welcome to attend state Board of Directors meetings. If you would like more information or to RSVP, visit industry.floridapoolpro.com or call 800-548-6774. January 14-15 Board of Directors Meeting Hilton UF Conference Center Gainesville