Steve Barnes

Director of Science and Compliance
Aqua Star Pool Products Inc.
11960 N Waterhole Road
United States


Steve Barnes is the Director of Science and Compliance for Aquastar Pool Products. He is the Chairman of APSP Technical Committee, ANSI/APSP-16 the Federal VGB Pool & Spa Safety Act drain cover standard, and ANSI/APSP/ICC-15 Standard for Residential Swimming Pool Energy Efficiency. A member of the ICC Swimming Pool and Spa Code Committee and ANSI/APSP/ICC-7 Standard for Suction Entrapment Avoidance. Steve has thirty-two-years of experience in the pool industry, dating back to 1984 where he began as a hydraulics research and development lab technician, moving into lab management, and new product development. Steve’s career focus is on helping pool contractors make pool ownership more convenient, cost effective, and safe.


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