The 11th edition of the International Conference for Biological Pools took place at the Hotel-Resort Club Med da Balaia in Albufeira, Portugal, and received 130 visitors from 17 nations. For the first time, IOB and GIABN, organizers of the congress, chose a Congress Hotel that is equipped with a biological pool, in this case [...]
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Holiday. Finally! It seems to be the most estimated station ever. We dream of refreshing dives to recharge our batteries, whether in the sea or in the water of a river or stream, to relax body and mind. Those who prefer the last have one more alternative. A dive in a biological pool! The [...]
Over the millennia, humanity bathed in natural waters, simply because there was no other. The lower population density living in the landscapes of yore and the absence of contamination allowed this, in some parts of the world until today. Thus, one took a bath without concern. The first “pools” were invented 3,000 years before [...]
With spring a new inhabitant arrived at our biological pool. For some time now we have been wondering about cut leaves of aquatic plants floating in the pool, a phenomenon that usually does not happen. And, approaching the pool, someone was making sudden jumps, fleeing from the bank into the depths of the water. [...]
The cold days are gone. Happily! With some afternoons with milder temperatures, nature really accelerates. We can almost see how the plants grow and each day again we can count more leaves of water lilies. The vegetation reacts directly to the presence of light and rising temperatures and dresses in more vivid colors. Suddenly, [...]
However, there are several biological swimming pool projects for tourist use in the country that serve for daily capacity of dozens to hundreds of people. Some of these tourist developments have our service as an accompaniment by the designers during the first years. These monitoring projects serve as a side to implement the correct [...]
Time runs! The photo shows one of the first articles about our work, in a well-known magazine in Portugal. Published in the late 90s of the last century. Almost 25 years! It is truly surprising that even today some of our customers refer to this article, keep the magazine and know us even from [...]
We celebrate 25 years of biological swimming pools. In the last few years we have acted with more creativity than ever. We invented new concepts and designed really extraordinary projects across the country and some beyond. Above all, the tourism sector allows to dream big. We designed a biological swimming pool for tourist use [...]
Since there is a place that allows you to cool off, holiday at home don't seem like such a bad option. You avoid hours in the car, slow traffic, crowded beaches, long lines and, finally, the crowd of others. Without a doubt, it is a more ecological and sustainable variant to spend your vacation [...]
Those who do not prefer to stay in the shade, will need sunscreens during summer sunbathing. Unfortunately, some of these non-mineral sunscreen products are not healthy for human health or the environment. Among the ingredients of these chemicals are so-called oxybenzones, one of the most commonly used chemicals in sunscreens. About 60% of non-mineral [...]