TAG: smart controllers

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

IA addresses stance on California water restrictions

May 4, 2015By

The Irrigation Association (IA) addressed its stance on California’s mandatory water restrictions in a letter to California Gov. Jerry Brown. On April 1, Brown issued mandatory water restrictions for the state, ordering cities and towns to cut potable water use by 25 percent. According to IA, this directive came less than two weeks after the State Water Resources Control Board... read more

Netafim rolls out new smart controllers for landscapes

April 4, 2014By

Netafim USA ushered in a new line of intuitive, web-based, smart controllers for the landscape industry: Netafim Landscape Controllers (NLC). Developed exclusively for Netafim by Tucor, the NLC are multi-function landscape controllers that determine the watering needs of specific landscapes by incorporating historical and current weather data and real-time data from soil moisture sensors. The NLC series also offers an... read more

Horizon offers resources to help contractors spread use of smart controllers

July 21, 2009By

CHANDLER, AZ — This month, Horizon Distributors’ BizPro eSources highlights the features and benefits of smart controllers and offers resources, including flyers, a PowerPoint presentation and more to help irrigation and landscape professionals promote smart controllers to their customers. Irrigation and landscape professionals can even download a calculation worksheet that will help them determine customers’ actual savings with a smart controller. “It’s... read more