Pentair Communications

Lyon, FRANCE– November 15, 2018 – Pentair’s Mobile App for pool professionals, the Partners Incentive Program (PIP) Scanner, was named “Smart Pool Category Winner” of the Pool Innovation Trophies at Piscine Global Expo, the International pool industry’s largest event.

Pentair’s smart, sustainable water solutions are designed to help pool owners enjoy their pool and spa with connected, automated controls, improve the experience and quality of the water, and move water with improved efficiency.

“We’re excited to be recognized as the ‘Smart Pool Category Winner’ at Piscine Global,” said Jerome Pedretti, Senior Vice President, Pentair Aquatic Systems. “We created the PIP Scanner to help pool professionals grow their business and deliver a more seamless experience to pool owners by providing valuable information right at their fingertips.”

Available to pool professionals in Europe, the PIP Scanner was designed to enhance the selling and servicing of Pentair’s TradeGrade line of products while also simplifying pool professional’s daily activities. A simple scan of the PIP code on the packaging or unit brings the product to life through the augmented reality interface, providing instantaneous access to product features and benefits, videos, manuals and more.

The PIP Scanner offers a variety of benefits for the pool professional, whether a pool installer needs assistance while out on the job or a retailer would like to enhance its in-store presence. The PIP Scanner’s features also include:

  • Troubleshooting tips, how-to videos, and installation and servicing information to provide on-the-job technical assistance
  • Promotional videos, brochures and other special offers to enrich Pentair’s retail presence

Pool professionals who are also members of the Pentair Partners Incentive Program (PIP) have special access to bonus features, including:

  • Warranty extension
  • Co-branded warranty certificate for consumers
  • Automatic PIP reward point management

Recently, Pentair’s smart automation solution available to pool owners in North America, the IntelliConnect™ Control and Monitoring System, was named “Best New Product” at the 2018 International Pool | Spa| Patio (PSP) Expo, held in Las Vegas October 31 – November 2, 2018.

The Piscine Global Expo is taking place November 13 - November 16, 2018 at the Eurexpo exhibition center in Lyon, France. Over 80 products in five different categories were submitted into the Product Showcase and considered for the prestigious award. Winners were selected by a group of judges representing many segments in the industry. The Product Showcase gives attendees a review of the latest and most innovative products offered in the pool and spa industry.

ABOUT PENTAIR

At Pentair, we believe the health of our world depends on reliable access to clean water. We deliver a comprehensive range of smart, sustainable water solutions to homes, business and industry around the world. Our industry leading and proven portfolio of solutions enables our customers to access clean, safe water, reduce water consumption, and recover and reuse it. Whether it's improving, moving or helping people enjoy water, we help manage the world's most precious resource.

With approximately 130 locations in 34 countries and 10,000 employees, we believe that the future of water depends on us. Our 2017 revenue was $2.8 billion, and we trade under the ticker symbol PNR. To learn more, visit Pentair.com.

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Media Contact:

Rebecca Osborn - Pentair Communications Direct: +1 763 656 5589

Email: rebecca.osborn@pentair.com

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