TAG: Tim Johnson

Preferred lighting controllers

September 9, 2016By
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What lighting controller do you prefer and why? Matt Carli Outdoor Lighting Designer, Moonlighting Landscape Lighting Systems Charleston, S.C. “We’re proponents of 24-hour astronomical time clocks with battery back-ups, like the Intermatic DT-620 or the Intermatic ET-110. Clients appreciate a simple timer that they could set themselves if necessary. The automatic adjustment to the ever-changing dusk and dawn times and... read more

Actively seeking solutions

August 20, 2015By

As many turf and ornamental pesticide active ingredients have gone off patent, LCOs have more choices when it comes to product selection. How do you decide whether 
to use a patented or off-patent pesticide product? 1. Consider profitability. Most lawn care companies operate on slim margins and are affected by factors outside their operational control—such as the weather or how... read more