Swimming Pool Design Webinar

2012 ASPE Webinar Series

Swimming Pool Design Webinar

Earn Continuing Education Credits: This one-hour contact program provides 0.1 CEU or 1.0 PDH.


This one-hour webinar will provide a basic overview of public indoor and outdoor swimming pool design. The presenter will discuss opportunities design firms can achieve by accepting projects involving swimming pool designs, as well as:

Control Systems for Accurate/Automatic Water Level Control

  • Lay out a pool circulation and filtration system
  • Components Describe “skimming” action and its importance
  • Surge Capacity and its importance Detail level control options and how they function
  • Disadvantages of loss of, or lack of control

Energy Savings with use of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)

  • Variances between use of VFDs on “open” pool systems Vs. closed plumbing systems
  • Maintaining minimum FLOW, not minimum required PRESSURE
  • Energy Savings Calculations Get the MOST out of the use of VFDs
  • Costly ERRORS to be avoided

Current State of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act—2007


The presenter will elaborate on Chapter 6 in the third volume of Plumbing Engineer Design Handbook.


The Speaker: Terrence R. LeBeau, CPD - Halogen

Mr. LeBeau has spent over 25 years in the Swimming Pool industry. His experience includes system design, plumbing layouts, chemical solutions, problem trouble-shooting, and innovative energy saving concepts, are some principal areas of expertise. Mr. LeBeau is called upon to provide instructional seminars for Public Health Departments in Illinois, as well as several neighboring states. In 2007 and 2010 he revised and expanded ASPE’s Plumbing Engineering Design Handbook, Chapter 6 of Volume 3 Public Swimming Pools.

He has had several articles published on swimming pool design and the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act. He has provided technical presentations for several ASPE mid-west chapters, as well as at their national technical symposiums. He is an accredited National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operator Certification Instructor. He also presented a technical paper at NSPF’s World Aquatic Health Conference in 2009 on High Quality Filtration – Cryptosporidium Removal. In May, 2011 Mr. LeBeau served on the International Code Council’s (ICC) Code Review Committee to finalize their new International Swimming Pool & Spa Code (ISPSC – 2012) which will be issued in March of 2012. Mr. LeBeau is currently the General Manager of the Commercial Systems Division of Halogen Supply Company, Inc. - Chicago, Illinois.

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