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Luxury Pools Spring / Summer 2015

Luxury Pools is for affluent homeowners ready to build the outdoor space that is limitless only to their imagination. Custom pool construction and design, spa, swim spa, outdoor kitchens grills, landscape lighting, and luxury outdoor lifestyle.

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education, while Gold members continue their study in the science of hydraulics, the nuances of soil conditions and structural engineering, electrical theory and installation, the arts and crafts of masonry, waterproofing, forming and excavation, interior pool finishes, equipment selection, pool and spa start ups, control technology, the history of art and architecture, free-hand sketching and computer renderings, color theory, site analysis, project management, customer service and relations and sound contracting practices, among many others. We also provide education for a variety of specialties including landscape lighting, pond and stream construction, fire features, interactive waterfeatures and landscape design. The result is a program that is far and away the most comprehensive and detailed available anywhere in the industry. That's why when seeking a truly qualified professional for your project, be sure to turn to those who are part of the Genesis family of pool and spa professionals. www.genesis3.com Our members qualify for progressive member status designations as they complete required coursework. Genesis Platinum and SWD members have completed the required 150 hours of education, while Gold members continue their Genesis education. Genesis Platinum Member: Platinum certification is reserved for the upper echelon of SWD members. These elite professionals have demonstrated their quality, professionalism, ethics, business prowess, submitted project plans for peer review, client references and basic company financials for validation by the Genesis Advisory Board. All Genesis Platinum members have completed the SWD program of 150 hours of education with no exemptions. Continuing Education requirements are 24 hours every 2 years. Genesis Society of Watershape Designers (SWD): The Society of Watershape Designers (SWD) certification requires 150 hours of classroom work plus a passing score on the classroom project(s) and any online exams required for the classes. Certain core classes are required totaling 124 hours. The remaining 26 hours are comprised of elective studies. Continuing Education requirements are 24 hours every two years. Genesis Gold Member: The Gold Member certification requires 16 hours of classroom work plus a passing score on the classroom project(s) and any required online exams. Continuing Education requirements are 16 hours every two years.

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