Silver Creek University - Treasure Valley

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Date Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:30am - 3:30pm
Duration   7h
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Class Descriptions and Schedule:

 


Tuesday, February 6 – English Courses

 8:00-9:15 – WIFI CONTROLLERS

Instructors: Bob Booth & Andy Looney, Rain Bird

Discussion on the latest in WiFi controller technology. Examples of how to utilize this technology to reduce labor costs, improve customer service, save water, and improve your bottom line.  Provide your customers with solutions via remote programming, water management, and home automation.

 9:15-10:15 – DRIP & SUBSURFACE IRRIGATION

Instructors: Bob Booth & Andy Looney, Rain Bird

Learn how, why, and where drip or subsurface irrigation works. Product selection, precipitation rates, soil infiltration rates, grow-in and programming to plant requirements.

 10:15-10:30 BREAK

 10:30-11:30 – FERTILIZERS & CHEMICALS

Instructor: Pat Sherer, Simplot Partners

Fertilizer and Chemical product selection and timing. Field measurements and equipment calibration. Understanding the impact product selection has on your maintenance schedule and bottom line.

 11:30-12:15 LUNCH (provided on-site)

 12:15-2:30 – 2-WIRE

Instructors: Travis McBride and Ryan Fisher

Understanding the differences between Hunter, Rain Bird, and Baseline 2-Wire systems. Station counts, communication, decoder programming, and design considerations.  Common pitfalls in installation. Troubleshooting tools for quick, successful diagnosis and repair.

 2:30-2:45 BREAK

 2:45-3:45 – WHY DRAINAGE?

Instructor: John Hutchinson, Frank J Martin (NDS)

Kiss that French drain good-bye!! Drainage products that get the job done right with a cleaner, classier, and more efficient design. Since you're on the job already, add drainage to your project for pennies, but put dollars in your pocket!

 3:45-5:00 – WATER FEATURES

Instructor: Demi Fortuna, Atlantic Water Gardens

Learn formulas and calculations that will help direct you in choosing the correct pump, vault, skimmer, and falls.  Learn how design considerations will ensure the feature will be enjoyed for many years to come. 


 Tuesday, February 6 – Spanish Courses

 8:00-10:15 – 2-Wire

Instructors: Ben Coronado, Travis McBride & Ryan Fisher

Understanding the differences between Hunter, Rain Bird, and Baseline 2-Wire systems. Station counts, communication, decoder programming, and design considerations.  Common pitfalls in installation. Troubleshooting tools for quick, successful diagnosis and repair.

 10:15-10:30 – BREAK

 10:30-11:45 – WATER FEATURES

Instructor: Demi Fortuna

Learn formulas and calculations that will help direct you in choosing the correct pump, vault, skimmer, and falls.  Learn how design considerations will ensure the feature will be enjoyed for many years to come. 

 11:45-12:30 LUNCH (provided on-site)

 12-:30-1:30 FERTILIZERS & CHEMICALS

Instructors: Ben Coronado & Pat Sherer, Simplot Partners

Fertilizer and Chemical product selection and timing. Field measurements and equipment calibration. Understanding the impact product selection has on your maintenance schedule and bottom line.

 1:30-2:45 – LIGHTING

Instructors: Ben Coronado & Guy Collins, Hunter Industries

The latest in Lighting technologies including; LED design, RGB transformers and lighting controller options. Design basics and installation techniques.

 2:45-3:00 – BREAK

 3:00-4:15 – WIFI CONTROLLERS

Instructors: Ben Coronado, Bob Booth & Andy Looney, Rain Bird

Discussion on the latest in WiFi controller technology. Examples of how to utilize this technology to reduce labor costs, improve customer service, save water, and improve your bottom line.  Provide your customers with solutions via remote programming, water management, and home automation.


Wednesday, February 7 – English Courses

 8:30-9:30 – WIFI CONTROLLERS

Instructors: Bob Booth & Andy Looney, Rain Bird

Discussion on the latest in WiFi controller technology. Examples of how to utilize this technology to reduce labor costs, improve customer service, save water, and improve your bottom line.  Provide your customers with solutions via remote programming, water management, and home automation.

 9:30-10:30 – DRIP & SUBSURFACE IRRIGATION

Instructors: Bob Booth & Andy Looney, Rain Bird

Learn how, why, and where drip or subsurface irrigation works. Product selection, precipitation rates, soil infiltration rates, grow-in and programming to plant requirements.

 10:30-10:45 – BREAK

 10:45-11:45 – LIGHTING

Instructor:  Guy Collins, Hunter Industries

The latest in Lighting technologies including; LED design, RGB transformers and lighting controller options. Design basics and installation techniques.

11:45-12:30 LUNCH (provided on-site)

 12:30-1:30 – WHY DRAINAGE?

Instructor: John Hutchinson, Frank J Martin (NDS)

Kiss that French drain good-bye!! Drainage products that get the job done right with a cleaner, classier, and more efficient design. Since you're on the job already, add drainage to your project for pennies, but put dollars in your pocket!

 1:30-3:30 – 2-WIRE

Instructors: Travis McBride & Ryan Fisher

Understanding the differences between Hunter, Rain Bird, and Baseline 2-Wire systems. Station counts, communication, decoder programming, and design considerations.  Common pitfalls in installation. Troubleshooting tools for quick, successful diagnosis and repair.

 


 Class Location & Directions:

 Hampton Inn

5750 East Franklin Road, Nampa

Garrity exit / north on Garrity / east on Franklin (NE corner of Garrity and Franklin)

 

Registration Information:

 Registration fee: $25/person (max 5 p/company p/day)  Includes lunch - provided on site 

Please register with Susan Griffith by  Friday, February 2nd 

via phone 208-577-2284 or email sgriffith@silvercreeksupply.com  Please include name, company name, Phone number, date of attendance and language preference (Feb 6th or 7th English or Feb 6th Spanish)