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Date:July 05, 2008

Washtenaw Community College – Ann Arbor, MI

PROJECT – DESIGN AWARD WINNER / INNOVATIVE ARCHITECTURE AWARDS 2008

Gold Leed Certification 

Striving for LEED certification was the primary goal when planning and building the new Health & Fitness Center at Washtenaw Community College. Not only did Washtenaw achieve Gold-level LEED certification but were also declared a Winner in the 2008 Innovative Architecture Design Awards.  The 6,600 square foot natatorium features a co-ed whirlpool, a 25- yard, five-lane lap pool a 92-degree large activity /therapy pool.  Greg Hanby, Executive Director, pointed out that the decision to go Salt Pure®, was made pretty much exclusively based on them seeking LEED certification. They wanted a pool with fewer chemicals added.

AQUATIC DESIGN ENGINEER

OHLSON LAVOIE COLLABORATIVE

Salt Pure® Automated equipment by TMI Salt Pure Corp

“In a town with a lot of pools, we get a ton of favorable feedback that people love our pool. They like the fact that they don’t smell like chlorine, they love the fact that it physically feels better than a normal chlorine pool so for us it’s just been huge!”            Greg Hanby, Executive Director

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