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Sports consultancy updates synthetic sporting surfaces guidebook

Sports consultancy updates synthetic sporting surfaces guidebook
March 14, 2012

Consultant Martin Sheppart has released an updated second edition of The Smart Guide to Synthetic Sport Surfaces.

Published by Sheppards's Smart Connection Company, the updated guide provides an indispensable information for sporting associations, councils, schools, clubs and private businesses looking to install a synthetic surface as part of their facilities.

The guidebook provides a comprehensive overview of synthetic surfacing systems, technology, suppliers, safety considerations and health issues, sporting code criteria, and other important aspects an operator should be aware of when planning a synthetic surface.

As well as recommendations about which type of surface is best for particular sporting and usage requirements, the guide also contains guidance on lifetime costs for comparing synthetic surfaces to natural surfaces, advice on making the best choice based on Australia's drought conditions and the importance of regular and correct maintenance procedures - everything a reader would need to know about installing an artificial surface.

The guidebook also includes Australia-based case studies featuring examples of sporting clubs and councils that have successfully installed synthetic pitches, with detailed financial information. It explores how they have managed to meet the demands of the local community by installing a synthetic pitch.

Following recent media stories around the perceived safety and health issues for synthetic surfaces, the guidebook will provide a comprehensive understanding of the reality and proven research.

For more information on buying the The Smart Guide to Synthetic Sports Surfaces, and how the Smart Connection Company can assist with related projects call Martin Sheppard on 03 8696 7500, www.smartconnection.com.au

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