Hot tub glossary G-P
Grounded Fault Circuit Interrupters (GFCI): Known as an RCD breaker in the UK – this is required by local building/electrical codes in home electrical wiring for receptacle outlets installed for use with hot tubs.. A certificate from the electrician verifying it has been tested must be obtained.
Heater Air Blower: Unleash thousands of tiny heated bubbles into the air and water jets to relax pressure points
Hydrotherapy: Physical therapy using water to aid in healing.
Hydrotherapy Jets: Jet fittings in a spa which blend air with water to create a high-velocity, turbulent stream which is stimulating to the skin and body.
Jet: can be easily manipulated to blow heated air and heated water in varying combinations for different effects of massage.
Jet Pump: Used to provide thrust to spa jets.
Kilowatt: A unit of power equal to 1000 watts.
L.E.D. Lights: L.E.D Light with changeable blue/red/green L.E.Ds to create the mood of your choice
Lucite®: Cast acrylic hot tubs made with Lucite are exceptionally easy to clean and won’t wear off which incorporates Microban® antimicrobial product protection in the core of the product.
Microban®: Microban protection is used in leading brands of Hot tubs. which inhibits the growth of microbes, such as bacteria, mold and mildew that can cause stains, odours and deterioration of a product.
Motor: Power supply for the spa pump.
Ozone: A colorless gas soluble in alkalies and cold water. Its strong oxidizingcapabilities make it a powerful organic oxidizer.
Ozonator: An electrically-powered device which produces Ozone.
Ozone cleaning system: An ultraviolet light system acts to automatically ozonate the water at regular intervals, to disinfect and kill bacteria in the water.
Pressure Switch: A safety switch which shuts-off power to the heater element if water flow is not detected.
Pump: Part of the spa’s circulation system, a pump is a mechanical device, powered by an electric motor, which makes water flow under pressure to the jets.