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PHTA Reveals the 2021 International Awards of Excellence Winners

  • Oct 5, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2021

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Janay Rickwalder, CAE
Vice President, PR & Communications
703-357-3918 | jrickwalder@phta.org

PHTA Reveals the 2021 International Awards of Excellence Winners

(Alexandria, Va.) - The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) is proud to announce this year’s winners of the PHTA Awards of Excellence. PHTA’s International Awards of Excellence program is one of the largest, most well-renowned design competitions in the pool and hot tub industry. These distinguished awards recognize exceptional installations of pools, spas, hot tubs, and water features that showcase the most beautiful, creative, and innovative work in the industry. Each year, hundreds of entries are submitted by builders across the U.S. and the world.

The PHTA Awards of Excellence competition is open to PHTA members who are pool, spa, or hot tub builders as well as installers, designers, retailers, or service companies that receive payment for the submitted project. The judging panel is comprised of industry professionals along with representatives from related fields, including architecture and landscape design.

The award categories were updated this year to better encompass the wide variety of pools, spas, hot tubs, and water features being designed.

See below for the list of 2021 PHTA International Award of Excellence Winners:

GOLD CATEGORY
Aquatic Leisure Technologies, Perth, Australia Fiberglass Pools
Cascade Custom Pools, Austin, TX Swim Spas
Cascade Custom Pools, Austin, TX Elevated Pool and/or Spa Structure
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Pools with Automatic Covers
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Geometric
Cosgrove Custom Pools Inc., Rocklin, CA Pools with a Vanishing Edge
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Technical/Engineering Achievement
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Spas Built in Conjunction with Swimming Pools
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Recreation/Leisure Pools
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Recreation/Leisure Pools
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Recreation/Leisure Pools
High-Tech Pools Inc., North Olmsted, OH Competition Pools
Ike's Carter Pools, Oakland Park, FL Pool Renovations
Ike's Carter Pools, Oakland Park, FL Geometric
J&M Pool Company, Senoia, GA Vinyl-Lined Pools
Platinum Pools, Houston, TX Pools with a Vanishing Edge
Shasta Pools, Phoenix, AZ Commercial Water Features
Sunfish Pools, Jacksboro, TX Freeform
Texas Pools Inc, The Woodlands, TX Geometric
Tipton Spires Design Build, Houston, TX Geometric
Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas, Deerfield Beach, FL Pools with a Vanishing Edge
Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas, Deerfield Beach, FL Geometric
   
SILVER CATEGORY
Acuarium Piscinas & Spas, Miami, FL Recreation/Leisure Pools
Aquatic Leisure Technologies, Perth, Australia Fiberglass Pools
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Recreation/Leisure Pools
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Pools with a Vanishing Edge
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
Cody Pools, Inc., Georgetown, TX Geometric
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Traditional
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Pool Renovations
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Spas Built in Conjunction with Swimming Pools
High-Tech Pools Inc., North Olmsted, OH Elevated Pool and/or Spa Structure
Ike's Carter Pools, Oakland Park, FL Technical/Engineering Achievement
Lido Pools, Keswick, Canada Vinyl-Lined Pools
Platinum Pools, Houston, TX Geometric
Platinum Pools, Houston, TX Pools with a Vanishing Edge
Southernwind Pools, McKinney, TX Freeform
Southernwind Pools, McKinney, TX Geometric
   
BRONZE CATEGORY
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
D. Clugston, Inc., Apex, NC Recreation/Leisure Pools
D. Clugston, Inc., Apex, NC Recreation/Leisure Pools
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Technical/Engineering Achievement
Easton Pool & Spa, Inc., Easton, MA Freeform
Ike's Carter Pools, Oakland Park, FL Pool Renovations
J&M Pool Company, Senoia, GA Vinyl-Lined Pools
Paragon Pools, Las Vegas, NV Spas Built in Conjunction with Swimming Pools
River Pools of Central Virginia, Warsaw, VA Fiberglass Pools
Russell Pool Company, Baton Rouge, LA Traditional
Texas Pools Inc, The Woodlands, TX Geometric
Van Kick & Sons Pools & Spas, Deerfield Beach, FL Pools with a Vanishing Edge
Vue Custom Pools, Greensboro, NC Traditional
   
MERIT CATEGORY
Almar Jackson Pools, Inc., Jupiter, FL Traditional
Aquatic Leisure Technologies, Perth, Australia Fiberglass Pools
Claffey Pools, Southlake, TX Traditional
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Technical/Engineering Achievement
DIFFAZUR PISCINES, Saint-Laurent-du-Var, France Freeform
Platinum Pools, Houston, TX Traditional
Superior Pools of Southwest Florida inc., Port Charlotte, FL Pool Renovations
Superior Pools of Southwest Florida inc., Port Charlotte, FL Spas Built in Conjunction with Swimming Pools
Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas, Deerfield Beach, FL Pools with a Vanishing Edge

 

“We were amazed by this year’s submissions. It is truly incredible to see the passion, creativity, and innovation happening in our industry,” says Sabeena Hickman, CAE, President and CEO of PHTA. “We received 185 stunning submissions across 20 categories. The judging panel did tremendous work in narrowing down the finalists and selecting the winners. We are proud of all of our 2021 winners!”

For more information, please contact Janay Rickwalder, PHTA’s Vice President of PR and Communications, at jrickwalder@phta.org or 703.357.3918.

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About the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance 

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA), a non-profit organization with nearly 3,500 members from around the world, was established in 1956 to support, promote, and protect the common interests of the $36.5B pool, hot tub and spa industry. PHTA provides education, advocacy, standards development, research, and market growth to increase our members’ professionalism, knowledge and profitability. Additionally, PHTA facilitates the expansion of swimming, water safety and related research and outreach activities aimed at introducing more people to swimming, making swimming environments safer and keeping pools open to serve communities. For more information, visit www.phta.org

 

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