TAG: Rain Bird

Rain Bird: R-Van adjustable rotary nozzles

May 16, 2018By

Rain Bird’s R-VAN rotary nozzles are hand-adjustable, eliminating the need for special tools. These nozzles offer a low precipitation rate that reduces run-off and erosion, making them a particularly wise choice for slopes and compacted soils. A high level of distribution uniformity, thick wind-resistant streams and larger water droplets ensure efficient performance, even in adverse conditions. R-VAN nozzles are compatible with... read more

Rain Bird unveils new commercial drip control zone kit

April 17, 2018By

Rain Bird introduced a fully assembled 1.5-inch inline commercial drip control zone kit. It includes a 15-62 gpm flow rate to cover larger drip zones with fewer components. “Our new control zone kit provides contractors and specifiers with an all-in-one solution that delivers convenience and savings to large drip zone installations,” said Ivonne Meza, product manager for Rain Bird’s Landscape... read more

Rain Bird launches new online training courses

March 21, 2018By

Rain Bird Services is now offering two new online training courses: “Rain Bird Factory-Trained Decoder Technician” and “Rain Bird Factory-Trained Residential Controller Technician.” Participants who complete either of the two online courses and pass their online exams by a score of 70 percent or greater will also earn a Rain Bird Factory-Trained designation. The Rain Bird Factory-Trained Decoder Technician course covers... read more

Rain Bird brings Amazon’s Alexa to irrigation control

March 5, 2018By

Rain Bird is using Amazon’s voice-activated personal assistant, Alexa, to change up how users manage irrigation systems. In the U.S. and Canada, Alexa commands can now be used with Rain Bird’s professional series controllers, the ESP-TM2 and ESP-Me, when outfitted with a LNK WiFi Module, as well as with ST8-WiFi controllers offered through retail channels. International availability is being planned... read more

Rain Bird showcases new products at Irrigation Show

November 30, 2017By

At the 2017 Irrigation Show & Education Conference, Rain Bird introduced several new products. Controllers The ESP-9V, a battery-operated controller is designed to tolerate harsh conditions. “We wanted to provide contractors with a tougher, longer-lasting and easier-to-use battery-operated controller than the models currently on the market,” said James Harris, Rain Bird’s product manager for contractor controllers. “When you consider its... read more

Rain Bird releases 2017-2018 irrigation training schedule

October 25, 2017By

Rain Bird Training Services will host more than 60 irrigation training events throughout the United States from October through May. These classes are open to irrigation professionals at all experience levels, including contractors, distributors, golf course superintendents, designers and architects. All Rain Bird training classes count toward continuing education units from the Irrigation Association (IA). “The need for highly trained,... read more

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