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IA members aid U.S. National Arboretum’s Grass Roots exhibit

May 5, 2014By

Construction on the U.S. National Arboretum’s Grass Roots exhibit is underway. Since the groundbreaking ceremony last fall, the Irrigation Association (IA) and several members have donated expertise and equipment to the initiative. The 1.3-acre exhibit is the centerpiece of the larger Grass Roots Initiative, a four-year program that examines the environmental, economic, aesthetic and recreational benefits of turfgrass in landscapes,... read more

Point allocations set LEED v4 apart from predecessor

January 8, 2014By

When, in November, the U.S. Green Building Council took the stage at the annual Greenbuild International Conference in Philadelphia to unveil the release of LEED v4, the version instantly was compared to its predecessor LEED 2009. The Irrigation Association (IA) chimed in on the conversation in the January issue of its IA Times e-newsletter, outlining the chief differences between the... read more

IA names 2013 New Product Contest winners

November 21, 2013By

The Irrigation Association (IA) declared the winners of the 2013 New Product Contest during the general session at the Irrigation Show & Education Conference, Nov. 4–8 in Austin, Texas. “With 50 entries, this was the largest contest we’ve had since its inception,” said IA President Warren Thoma. “This number says great things about the status of innovation in our industry.”... read more