A truly wise engineer once stated that “If it is a battle with water, water always wins.” Since there is such an on-going battle, it is good to consider the wisdom of military experts. Their fundamental rule is that, “The best offense is a good defense”. For indoor pools of all kinds, this translates to a basic element of natatorium construction: Vapor Barriers. They are not only essential. They are critical.
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Indoor pools certainly have air quality issues. Most notably: the infamous “chlorine smell” of the pool room itself. The first and most accepted method used to address this problem involves diluting the air with fresh air from outside of the contaminated area. In other cases, attempts are being made to install a return air vent at deck level to draw off the offending air particles.
Neither of these solutions actually addresses the root of the problem. Why does it exist at all? How can it be properly addressed with the least cost? These intriguing questions, when answered sufficiently, can turn around one of the most frustrating pool complaints.