TAG: Rain Bird Corp.

Experts’ Tips: Irrigation controllers

February 20, 2019By

Controllers Rain Bird Corp. Joe Porrazzo Product manager — controllers WiFi-enabled controllers are becoming increasingly popular as more people use their mobile devices to manage various systems on their properties. Choosing the right controller can be challenging for contractors because there isn’t a single perfect solution and different products work best for different applications. Contractors should consider their core customers’... read more

Hardscape Solutions: Functionality with a twist

February 8, 2019By
Photo: Dan DeGrush, Lifescape Colorado

This project’s compact courtyard area between the main house and guest house created challenging space restrictions. read more

ASIC honors Stephen Smith, Linda Davis

March 24, 2015By

The American Society of Irrigation Consultants (ASIC) is bestowing two prestigious awards at its annual conference April 25-27 in Minneapolis. Stephen Smith, Ph.D., will receive the ASIC Roy Williams Memorial Award, and Linda Davis will be awarded the ASIC 2015 Sam Tobey Lifetime Achievement Award. Owner of Wade Water Photography and Buena Vida Farm in Fort Collins, Colo., Smith has... read more

John Deere inks Florida distribution deal with Rain Bird

January 30, 2015By

Effective March 1, John Deere Green Tech, a technology solutions group within John Deere Landscapes, will become an authorized distributor of Rain Bird Corp.’s “Maxicom” and “Site Control” central control products in Florida. “Maxicom is a very robust and feature-rich central control system used on many large, high-profile projects throughout the state of Florida,” said Bill Tullos, district sales manager of... read more

Rain Bird intros ESP-LX Basic

November 12, 2014By

Rain Bird Corp. added a new controller to its ESP-LX Series: the ESP-LX Basic. “Our market research found that many contractors and maintenance professionals were looking for an easier-to-use controller,” said Sean Azad, product manager for Rain Bird’s commercial division. “The ESP-LX Basic is ideal for those individuals. It’s a simple, entry-level controller that provides only the water management features... read more

Rain Bird becomes IA platinum member

September 26, 2014By

Rain Bird Corp. elected to become an Irrigation Association (IA) platinum member. “For over 80 years, Rain Bird has been committed to solving the world’s toughest irrigation challenges,” said J.R. Bergantino, director of Rain Bird Golf and International. “By upgrading our membership to the platinum level, we can do even more to support IA’s efforts promoting education, professionalism, sustainability and a positive... read more