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  • Artificial Turf

    Artificial Turf

    ½ hour – 1 ½ hours

    Applications and Installation. Site Preparation and Product Selection. Measuring, Cutting, Seaming, Pinning, and In-filling. 


  • Backflow Basics

    Backflow Basics

    ½ hour – 1 hour

    How backflow devices work and choosing the correct one for the job. Local code information and requirements. Installation basics and repair. Pressure Vacuum Breakers, Double Checks, Reduced Pressure Principles. 

  • Drip & Subsurface Irrigation

    Drip & Subsurface Irrigation

    ½ hour – 2 hours

    Dripperline, Point Source, and Sub-Surface Design and Installation Principles. Precipitation Rates and Soil Infiltration. Dripperline run lengths, Filtration, Friction loss, Pressure Regulation, Flush Valves, Air Relief, and Check Valves. 

  • Electrical Troubleshooting

    Electrical Troubleshooting

    ½ hour – 2 hours

    Learn how to use a volt meter and other tools to troubleshoot electrical problems common to irrigation systems. Controllers, ground vaults, wire tracing, tone and probe, valve locating, 2-wire milliamp diagnostics. Proper splicing techniques. 

  • Filtration

    Filtration

    ½ hour – 1 hour

    The difference between disc, mesh, and micron. Selecting the right size filter based on flow and water quality. Understanding the importance of screen area and how to properly flush and clean the filter. How to effectively set up an auto flush system. Choosing the right filter for large systems.

  • Irrigation Audit

    Irrigation Audit

    ½ hour – 2 hours 

    Learn why knowing how to perform a site audit of an irrigation system can be a valuable tool for your company. Catch can placement and interpreting collected data. Turning relevant site information into profit opportunities. 

  • Irrigation Hydraulics

    Irrigation Hydraulics

    ½ hour – 2 hours 

    Learn how to maximize the gallons and pressure through efficient design principles. Product selection; from valves to nozzles, and understanding all of the factors that impact distribution uniformity, precipitation rates, run times, and scheduling. 

  • Landscape Lighting

    Landscape Lighting

    ½ hour – 1 ½ hours 

    Understanding how the evolution of LED products impact design and product selection, wire sizing and transformers. Lumens, Watts, Halogen, Bullets, Spot, Well, Path, Integrated Lights, Photo Cells and Wire Splicing. 

  • Pumps

    Pumps

    ½ hour – 2 hours 

    Reading pump curves. Converting Feet of Head to PSI. Understanding the elements that impact Total Dynamic Head; friction loss, system elevation, suction lift, pipe size, distance, intake pipe, foot valves. Pump selection. Pump protection and pump relay wiring. Pump pressure components; vanes, impellers, volutes. 

  • Water Features

    Water Features

    ½ hour – 2 hours 

    Selecting the right pump for the feature. Using helpful formulas to achieve the desired look, sound, and flow. Site Preparation, Measuring, Fountain Basins, Disappearing Features, Water Falls & Streams, EcoBlox, Vaults, Skimmers and Falls. Water feature maintenance products. 

  • Weather & Moisture Sensors

    Weather & Moisture Sensors

    ½ hour – 2 hours 

    How to select and install the right sensor for your site. Learn the installation strategies associated with moisture and weather sensors and how they impact water budgets. ET (evapotranspiration), Wireless Sensors, Solar Sync, Moisture Sensors, Smart Weather Monitor, Rain Click, Soil Click, Rain – Wind - Freeze Sensors. 

  • 2 - Wire

    2 - Wire

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