About Seresco and Paddock Evacuator

Scroll to Bottom

What are trichloramines and how do they affect the health of swimmers?

Chlorine is an oxidizing sanitizer added to indoor pool water to keep it clean; it attacks organics in the water, such as hair, skin, urine and saliva. Chloramines, the chemical byproducts of chlorine doing its job, off-gas from the pool water and build up over time. Read more

What does it mean when there is such a strong “chlorine” smell?

When you walk into an aquatic facility—or any other building with an indoor pool—you might notice an odor you think is chlorine and you might even associate it with cleanliness. What you smell though is not chlorine at all, but harmful chloramines. Read more

Share on LinkedIn

HPAC Engineering Article on IAQ

The indoor competition pool at Queens University in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an excellent example of a successful natatorium environment that has both HVAC and Paddock Evacuator® Technology working to significantly improve IAQ. Download this HPAC Engineering article to learn the design process. 

Paddock Evacuator Options

Earlier this year, we announced that Seresco equipment can be built to accommodate Paddock Evacuator® Technology, a source-capture system that pulls trichloramines from the water’s surface and, with the help of HVAC equipment, exhausts them outside the facility to significantly improve IAQ.

Check out the available options and learn more about how the equipment works to improve IAQ for swimmers, their parents and other supporters in the stands, coaches, volunteers and facility managers.

Download the PDF

Seresco works with Paddock Pool Equipment to improve IAQ, protecting the health of swimmers and facilities

Seresco is now working with Paddock Pool Equipment Co., manufacturer of a full line of innovative pool equipment, to help solve poor IAQ, the bane of competitive swimming and the indoor pool industry in general. Together, the companies offer a solution that will protect the health of swimmers and the integrity of swimming facilities from harmful chloramines. 

Developing Efficient Technology for a Changing World

Seresco has teamed up with Paddock Pool Equipment Co., manufacturer of a full line of innovative pool equipment, to help solve poor IAQ, the bane of competitive swimming and the indoor pool industry in general. Together, the companies offer a solution that will protect the health of swimmers and the integrity of swimming facilities from harmful chloramines.

 

Chlorine, added to indoor pool water to keep it clean, attacks organics in the water, such as hair, skin, urine and saliva. Many people think when they smell “chlorine” at an indoor pool, it equates to cleanliness, when in fact what they smell is not chlorine at all, but harmful chloramines. Chloramines, the chemical byproducts of chlorine doing its job, off-gas from the pool water and build up over time. Trichloramines, the most volatile of chloramines, are a health hazard known to irritate swimmers’ eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Trichloramines can also cause corrosion to the indoor pool facility.

Seresco equipment can be built to accommodate Paddock Evacuator® Technology, a source-capture system that pulls trichloramines from the water’s surface and, with the help of HVAC equipment, exhausts them outside the facility to significantly improve IAQ. “Paddock Pool Equipment Co., like Seresco, has long been committed to improving indoor air quality and creating the optimal indoor pool environment,” said Mark Hines, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Paddock Pool Equipment. “By educating builders and their networks on how to improve the long-standing issue of poor IAQ, everyone benefits.”