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Is Artificial Turf Better for the Environment Than Real Grass?

Thanks to studies done by organizations like the Center for Irrigation Technology, it’s been shown that IrriGreen uses 40% less water than traditional sprinkler systems. This doesn’t just help our customers save on their water bills, but it’s better for …
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Good Irrigation Technicians = $$$

One of your top priorities is to recruit, train, manage, and retain good irrigation technicians. It’s their experience and skills that drive your success. But it’s their wages that drive your costs. Retention is a pain point for almost any …
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The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University Now Uses IrriGreen

Since its inception in 1935, The Botanic Garden at Oklahoma State University has grown into a valued resource for both research and recreation. Within its 100 acres, there are wildland preservation areas, rock and water gardens, a children’s garden, a …
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Where’s Minnesota’s Water Going? Too much onto Sidewalks.

When you talk about water shortages in the US, most people will immediately think of California. The Golden State’s water problems have been well-publicized for years.  Or maybe the arid west comes to mind – Colorado, Arizona, etc. But the truth is, …
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The Challenges of Transforming Technology

“We’re trying to introduce Wi-Fi and electronic sensors and [one] electronic sprinkler head to an industry where people are used to shovels to dig and put a lot of sprinkler heads in the ground.” – Gary Klinefelter, Founder and CEO …
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How to Stop Losing Workers to Construction Jobs

Contractors know that competition for seasonal employees is fierce. When you’re employing temporary workers, there isn’t much company loyalty. Bottom line, most workers are going to go with whoever pays the best and offers the most work. That’s why so …
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Can your Green Lawn be “Green?”

Traditional lawn care methods rely on products, which while effective, contain active ingredients that aren’t always best for nature. The very chemicals and additives that help your grass can actually damage soil, pollute water, and pose health risks for both …
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IrriGreen Receives US Patent for Smart Technology

When it comes to lawn irrigation, there’s nothing on the market like IrriGreen. We now officially have the patent to prove it. The IrriGreen Genius® Irrigation System was recently granted a new patent. US Patent 9,643,196 B2 specifically covers IrriGreen’s …
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Changing the Way People Think of Sprinklers

Lawn sprinklers have been around for a long time. 1871 to be exact. That was the year that Joseph Lessler of Buffalo, New York was granted the first patent for a “lawn sprinkler”. In the following years, there would be …
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Three New Distributors Now Carry IrriGreen

Spring is here, which means landscaping season is ramping up quickly. With the new season, distributors across the country want to make sure they’re offering the best supplies available. It’s no coincidence that three additional distributors spread across four states …
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