TAG: Rain Bird

Installing an irrigation system out of sight

November 15, 2019By
Photo: Brendan Sheehan, Town and Gardens, Ltd. staff

Location New York City Company Town & Gardens Ltd. Installing irrigation on a 14th-floor roof terrace comes with challenges. But Town & Gardens had additional obstacles to face, according to Design Director Brendan Sheehan. “The irrigation system had to be retrofitted under an existing porcelain paving system,” he says. Along with the low-volume drip irrigation system, Town & Gardens installed... read more

Water less, do more

November 15, 2019By
Irrigation (Photo: Gachina Landscape Management)

Irrigation technology is turning the tides on excessive water use while still providing results. Irrigation experts explain why. read more

Water World: Climate conquered

October 21, 2019By
Irrigation installation (Photo: Brittany Carr Seely)

Location: Palmdale, Calif. Company: Stay Green California’s High Desert climate makes for a challenging work environment. Dave Colburn and his crew confronted extreme weather conditions while installing an irrigation system for a community in Palmdale, Calif. Four full-time crew members installed 78,000 feet of Rain Bird XFS tubing to replace existing sprayheads. Varying temperatures made components of the new irrigation... read more

Rain Bird: Drip Products

September 18, 2019By

Durable, easy-to-install Rain Bird drip products keep your crews moving faster. With every component designed for quick and easy installation, Rain Bird systems let you finish jobs in less time, so you can move on to the next site. Learn more about the time- and money-saving designs of the QF Header, XFS Dripline, XF Fittings, Control Zone Kits and more,... read more

Rain Bird: TBOS-BT Battery-Operated Controller

August 8, 2019By

The TBOS-BT is a Bluetooth-enabled, 9V-battery-operated controller that allows users to wirelessly manage irrigation at sites without electrical power via a mobile app for both Android and iOS devices. The TBOS-BT is rated IP68, meaning it’s 100-percent waterproof and fully submersible. Its tamper-proof design makes it ideal for public installations at risk for vandalism. Available in one-, two-, four- or... read more

Rain Bird: Flexible Drainage Pipe

July 29, 2019By

Rain Bird’s new flexible drainage pipe provides a fast, easy drainage solution for residential and commercial sites. Available in solid, perforated and perforated-with-sock models in multiple lengths, this flexible drainage pipe expands up to five times, making it easier to store and haul. Because it bends and flexes, installing the pipe is faster and easier than installing standard corrugated pipe.... read more