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SPASA Awards of Excellence 2012Each year SPASA showcases excellence in the swimming pool & spa industry at the annual Awards of Excellence Gala Dinner, this year held at the National Gallery of Victoria. These prestigious awards cover a range of categories from finished pool & spa installations to the latest equipment innovations. Judges may award a Gold and/or Highly Commended, or no award, in each category.

The Awards of Excellence are designed to:

  • Promote achievement in design, construction, innovation & professionalism across the industry
  • Encourage a high degree of competency & professionalism by members and
  • Provide a means & opportunity for consumers to identify Award winners

alt  Poolside Magazine coverage of the 2012 Awards of Excellence [Acrobat PDF - 3.83 MB]

The 2012 Remco POOL OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sponsored by Remco Australia

Aquarius Pools

Pool of the Year 2012

www.aquariuspools.com.au

The 2012 POOLSIDE Magazine PRODUCT INNOVATION AWARD
Sponsored by POOLSIDE Magazine

Remco Australia

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.remco.com.au

2012 Savewater! Alliance SUSTAINABILITY AWARD
Sponsored by savewater! Alliance

Waterco Limited

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.waterco.com.au

Davey Water Products

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.davey.com.au

Maytronics Australia

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.maytronics.com.au

Water Neutral Pool Program Award
Sponsored by Yarra Valley Water

Rainwise Coburg

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.rainwise.com.au

Best Residential Concrete Pool over $100,000
Sponsored by Rheem Pool Heating

Baden Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.badenpools.com.au

Out from the Blue

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.oftb.com.au

Best Residential Concrete Pool Under $100,000
Sponsored by OneSteel Reinforcing

Good Soil & Water

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.goodsoilandwater.com.au

Out from the Blue

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.oftb.com.au

McNamara Pools Courts & Landscapes

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.courtsandpools.com.au

Best Residential Concrete Pool under $50,000
Sponsored by Davey Water Products

Goldfish Pools & Landscapes

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.goldfishpools.com.au

Seaspray Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.seaspraypools.com.au

Best Residential Fibreglass Pool Over $35,000
Sponsored by Boss Polymer

Compass Pools Vic

Gold Award Winner 2012

Compass Pools Vic

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

Best Residential Fibreglass Pool Under $35,000
Sponsored by Davey Water Products

Gordon Avenue Pools & Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.gordonave.com.au

Leisure Pools Melbourne Central

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.leisurepools.com.au

Best Traditional Styled Pool
Sponsored by OneSteel Reinforcing

Aloha Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Elite Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.elitepools.com.au

Aloha Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Best Natural Pool
Sponsored by Waterco

PJ Pools & Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.pjpools.com.au

Aquarius Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.aquariuspools.com.au

Best Residential Courtyard Pool
Sponsored by POOLSIDE Magazine

Baden Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.badenpools.com.au

McNamara Pools Courts & Landscapes

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.courtsandpools.com.au

Best Commercial Pool
Sponsored by Spa Industries

Aquarius Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.aquariuspools.com.au

Aloha Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Best Residential Spa
Sponsored by The Pool Enclosure Company

Aloha Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Aloha Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Best In Situ Portable Spa
Sponsored by The Pool Enclosure Company

Endless Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.endlessspa.com.au

Best Residential, Pre-engineered, Vinyl-Lined, In-Ground Pool
Sponsored by Just Spas

Albatross Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.albatrosspools.com.au

Best Residential Lap Pool
Sponsored by Remco Australia

Aloha Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Good Soil & Water

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.goodsoilandwater.com.au

Best Residential Pool & Spa Combination
Sponsored by Coulson Tiles

McNamara Pools Courts & Landscapes

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.courtsandpools.com.au

Out from the Blue

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.oftb.com.au

Best Pool and/or Spa & Landscape Combination
Sponsored by Remco Australia

Aquarius Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.aquariuspools.com.au

McNamara Pools Courts & Landscapes

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.courtsandpools.com.au

Best Renovation
Sponsored by Rheem Pool Heating

Aloha Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Premier Pools, Spa & Renovations

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

premierpoolsvic.com.au

Best Innovative Pool or Spa
Sponsored by Insurance House Group

Out from the Blue

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.oftb.com.au

Out from the Blue

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.oftb.com.au

Best Fibreglass, Acrylic or Vinyl-lined Pool by a Country Member
Sponsored by Reltech

Gordon Avenue Pools & Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.gordonave.com.au

Narellan Pools Geelong

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.narellanpools.com.au

Best Concrete Pool by a Country Member
Sponsored by OneSteel Reinforcing

Naughtons Pools & Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.naughtons.com.au

Pure Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.pure-pools.com.au

Best Residential Indoor Pool
Sponsored by Aquatics & Recreation Victoria

Aloha Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Baden Pools

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.badenpools.com.au

Best Water Feature
Sponsored by Outdoor Design & Living Magazine

Aloha Pools

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.alohapools.com.au

Best Control, Water Quality or Convenience Product
Sponsored by ARC Fences

Remco Australia

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.remco.com.au

Spa Industries

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.spaindustries.com.au

Best Safety Barrier
Sponsored by Builde Permits & Inspections

Frameless Impressions

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.framelessimpressions.com.au

Tough Glass Worx

Highly Commended Award Winner 2012

www.toughglassworx.com.au

Sales Person of the Year - Retail
Sponsored by Waterco

Nicole Roncari from PJ Pools & Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

Sales Person of the Year - Wholesale
Sponsored by Just Spas

Paul Jacobson from BioLab Australia

Gold Award Winner 2012

Best Spa Retailer
Sponsored by Rheem Pool Heating

Endless Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.endlessspa.com.au

Best Pool Shop
Sponsored by Davey Water Products

Naughtons Pools & Spas

Gold Award Winner 2012

www.naughtons.com.au

The companies featured in the 2012 Awards of Excellence have been judged as leaders in
design, construction, innovation and professionalism across all sectors
of the swimming pool & spa industry in Victoria

Judges
The Swimming Pool & Spa Association would like to thank Judges:
Chairperson - David Luck (David Luck Architecture), Lou Sweeney (The Age),
Katelin Butler (Houses magazine), Gary Kilworth (Out From The Blue),
Helen Strangos (The Diamond Pool & Spa), Rohan London (Sunlover Heating),
Lindsay Hartshorne (Lincoln Pool Equipment), Rob Portbury and Neil Wray
for their skill and professionalism in determining the
2012 Awards of Excellence winners
Special thanks also to Darren James (3AW)