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Q&A PROBLEM SOLVER

PROBLEM:
We have to meet demanding new energy codes.

SOLUTION:
Structures Unlimited, Inc. offers next-generation daylighting solutions for building systems, allowing architects to manage usable daylight and custom-tune the energy performance of any Clearspan Skyroof or entire structure. Various combinations of translucent Kalwall structural sandwich panels, including revolutionary Nanogel, can be integrated with opaque insulated metal panels to provide an endless array of energy options from R-4 to R-46. The systems meet or exceed all local building codes.

STRUCTURES UNLIMITED: 800-225-3895

PROBLEM:
Our fixed-height basketball courts must be used for a variety of youth ages.

SOLUTION:
For quick conversion without a height adjuster, add Bison's Easy-Up Youth Mini Goal, used by more than 20,000 camps, schools and recreational facilities. An Easy-Up goal can be installed in minutes by one person from a step stool, on any style or make of goal and backboard. No tools are required. Choose from three fixed-height Easy-Up goals that mount rims at 8 feet, 8-1/2 feet or 9 feet, and the new 5-In-1 Adjustable Easy-Up with rim heights between 6-1/2 feet and 8-1/2 feet. All have a 48-inch-by-32-inch backboard of high-impact ABS plastic, with a lifetime limited warranty.

BISON, INC.: 800-247-7668

PROBLEM:
As hard as we try, we can't keep our pool water from getting dull and hazy, never crystal clear.

SOLUTION:
Pulsar® Chlorinating Systems deliver the highest quality water—crystal clear and sparkling. The product line features three chlorinators to fit any sized pool, Pulsar® Plus Briquettes, Pulsar® Power Shock and ancillary products. Using Pulsar® eliminates the hazards of chlorine gas and liquid bleach; dramatically reduces chlorine odors; and protects bathers, plaster and equipment. This sanitization system chlorinates, removes organics and metals, and boosts hardness and shock treats, all in one simple process. With balanced water, Pulsar® provides cleaner, clearer water with less hassle and longer pool and equipment life.

ARCH CHEMICALS, INC.: 800-432-1223

PROBLEM:
We'd like to improve food safety and reduce food waste.

SOLUTION:
Star's Grill-MaxTM Electronic Roller Grill has built-in intelligence with electronic controls that delivers improved food safety, enhanced food quality, labor savings and reduced food waste. When the unit reaches serving temperature, an audible alarm sounds, and the grill automatically switches to the hold setting. A precise multi-zone temperature control provides a product temperature range of 145 degrees to 190 degrees Fahrenheit, holding food at a safe serving temperature. An industry-leading LED display provides product temperature for both cook and hold cycles.

STAR MANUFACTURING INTL: 800-264-7827

PROBLEM:
Our budget has been cut, but our pool deck needs fixing in a hurry.

SOLUTION:
The Sure-Foot® Decorative Finish is an inexpensive concrete overlay. Used in combination with Confetti Finish, it spruces up pool decks because it can be applied to either weathered or new concrete and provides a cooler-than-concrete, skid-resistant finish that meets ADA standards and comes in 26 colors. The added Confetti Finish provides a bright, cheery, multicolored appearance.

ENVIRONMENTAL COATING SYSTEMS, INC.: 800-255-3325

PROBLEM:
We're planning a major upgrade to our tennis courts and want to make sure we get the best product for the right price.

SOLUTION:
To get the most out of your big tennis project, use a USTC and TBA member as a supplier, as a builder and as a consultant if you need one. The reason they belong to the association is because they adhere to the highest standards in the industry and keep themselves educated on the latest technologies. To be the best consumer you can, "The Book" of tennis courts, written by the pros who build them every day, provides unparalleled education.

U.S.TENNIS COURT AND TRACK BUILDERS ASSOCIATION: 800-553-3353

PROBLEM:
The dispensing system in our showers and sink areas are old and worn out but too expensive to replace.

SOLUTION:
Jade Distribution, one of the largest and most successful locker room amenity suppliers in the United States, offers free top pump dispensers to all its clients and will even print your logo in full-color free of charge. All replacement parts to keep your system working and looking like new are complimentary with orders of liquid products.

JADE DISTRIBUTION INC.: 800-785-4103

PROBLEM:
We have a wading pool that we must constantly close because of bacteria and because we don't have enough lifeguards.

SOLUTION:
By making the change to a zero-depth SprayGround®, you can eliminate the need for lifeguards and provide a fun and exciting splash play area that uses recirculated and sanitized water. In many cases, some existing equipment can be used, providing additional cost savings.

RAIN DROP PRODUCTS, LLC: 800-343-6063