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Our Association

The Climate Care Certification Program is an initiative of the Swimming Pool & Spa Association of Australia Ltd (SPASA). It is the industry’s new efficiency and sustainability certification program.

SPASA is proud to deliver an industry wide program to support, protect and promote the way the swimming pool and spa industry operates and strives for best practice sustainable solutions.

Association Verification

Participants of Climate Care Certified must engage independent third-party testing and/or verification providers to assess and report on claims being made such as water efficiency and energy savings.

There are various local, national and international testing and verification bodies that SPASA considers credible, trusted and able to properly test and/or verify claims being made on energy and water efficiency and sustainability. Examples of acceptable bodies may include (but are not limited to) the following: 

Verification organisations:

  • Smart Approved WaterMark – Water efficient product verification

  • Government Endorsed Schemes, such as the E3 Program–Energy efficiency verification of pumps

Testing authorities:

  • National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA)

  • International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC)

  • SAI GLOBAL Product Services Product Compliance Program

  • Universities and other relevant institutions

 *Other third-party-verfication and testing bodies (subject to SPASA approval)