Affiliates
Master Pools Guild

Today the Master Pools Guild is a global network of elite custom pool builders in the following countries around the world: Australia, Canada, Cayman Islands, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Dubai, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Mexico, South Africa, Spain, St. Kitts, St. Maarten, United Kingdom, and the United States including Hawaii.

Most Master Pools Guild members are exclusive in their areas. Members are carefully selected based on their ability and reputation as an elite custom pool builder in their region with a specialization in custom construction of their pools. They must be craftsmen, operating with a strong commitment to high quality, customer service and good business ethics.

www.masterpoolsguild.com
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals

Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools, spas and hot tubs to consumers, APSP offers a range of services that include:

· Setting and advocating industry standards that serve the interests of the consumer and the industry

· Advancing technical competence

· Convening leaders around important industry issues

· Promoting professionalism

· Serving consumer interests and public safety

· Protecting the interests of the pool, spa and hot tub industry

For more than half a century, APSP has been serving members and the public with critical industry knowledge that ranges from sound regulatory practice to industry trends and consumer attitudes. Since 1983, APSP is the only industry organization accredited by the American National Standards Institute as the recognized Standards Development Organization to promote and develop the nation’s standards for swimming pools and hot tubs.

www.apsp.org
Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada

The Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada is an association representing the interests of the top companies that make up the pool and spa industry in Canada. Abiding by the Code of Ethics, Member companies perform to the highest standards of workmanship and service.

The Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada is a national, not-for-profit association of companies, organizations and individuals involved in the aquatic leisure industry. Members include builders and contractors, retailers, service providers, manufacturers and distributors of swimming pools, hot tubs and water feature products. Members also include public pool operators and related safety organizations.

Our members promote the safe enjoyment of pools and hot tubs by sharing their knowledge with others. We encourage only the highest standards of quality and professionalism so that all Canadians can take pleasure from our products and services.

www.poolcouncil.ca
Better Business Bureau

BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they can trust.

People today are overwhelmed with choices – and often unsure about where to find verified, unbiased information. There are more than 30 million businesses in North America alone; and hundreds of thousands of sites around the world where people shop online. There are thousands of free and subscription websites that offer a range of information, including reviews, reports, directories, listings, and gripe sites. BBB is the one place you can find it all.

For over 100 years, BBB has helped people make smarter decisions and is evolving to meet fast changing marketplace needs.

· BBB sets standards for ethical business behavior and monitors compliance. Almost 400,000 Accredited Businesses meet and commit to our high standards.

· BBB helps consumers identify trustworthy businesses, and those that aren’t, through more than 4 million BBB Business Reviews.

· BBB sets standards for and evaluates thousands of advertisements each year to ensure that people can trust what advertisers say.

· BBB sets standards for and evaluates the practices of thousands of charities so that donors know where their money is going.

· BBB coaches businesses on ethical behavior and how to build stronger, more trusting relationships with their customers.

BBB offers its national and local consumer services online and in person. Through our efforts, BBB helps millions of people each year.

www.bbb.org