Hunter produces a full range of water-efficient products for residential and commercial use, as well as for golf course applications, including its legendary pop-up gear-driven rotors, spray sprinklers, valves, controllers, central controllers, and weather sensors. As the innovation leaders, Hunter holds more than 250 product patents and 40 trademarks, starting with the Hunter PGP® in 1983, the pop-up gear-driven rotor that revolutionized the irrigation industry. Recent product innovations include the intelligent and intuitive I-Core controller, for demanding commercial and high-end residential applications; the ultra-efficient Lumineux luminaire, with LED components boasting up to 80% decreased energy costs; and the simple ET system Solar Sync, with automatic, weather-based adjustments.
Jain Irrigation Systems will neither advocate to maintain status-quo nor encourage exploitation of natural resources for short term economic objectives. Instead, through sound and sustainable practices, they shall establish a creative partnership between development and environment. Increase in green cover, conservation of scarce resources, control of pollution, promotion of economic progress are important guiding lights they will follow for nurturing such a relationship. Jain Irrigation Systems will fulfill this policy by committing themsselves to continuous improvement, updation of their processes, products and facilities, on one hand, and through spreading awareness, education and training of associates, on the other.
As an advocate of sustainable design, NDS offers a number of products that may significantly contribute to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) credits earned. As described in the LEED 2009 for New Construction and Major Renovations Rating System, the following products can earn a project LEED credits: EZ Roll Grass Paver, EZ Roll Gravel Paver, Tufftrack, Grass Paver, Flo-Well, EZflow, Drip Irrigation.
PolyGrate™ maintains a smaller carbon footprint by more than 15% compared to typical cast iron tree grate solutions. This is achieved by reduced fuel consumption, lower carbon emissions and its lightweight for shipment and installation. PolyGrate™ is made of 100% post-consumer plastics and is recyclable, non-toxic and will never leach harmful contaminants into surrounding soils.
Rain Bird’s products exemplify the state-of-the-art in water conserving irrigation technology. From features like pressure regulating stems on spray heads and the industry’s most efficient nozzles to cutting edge technology like the new ET Manager, Rain Bird’s products save water. Every new product or service developed at Rain Bird is assessed for its contribution to The Intelligent Use of Water before it is justified for development or acquisition. Rain Bird has one of the largest indoor irrigation testing facilities in the world. The full-time technical staff continually test new and current products for quality and accuracy of operating specifications. Every Rain Bird product undergoes constant testing to ensure it meets operating specifications and quality standards.
The Toro Company is committed to the protection of the environment as a company value and sound business strategy. The Toro Company's passion is helping homeowners and professionals create beautiful outdoor spaces, with products, systems and services that are manufactured in an environmentally responsible manner. The Toro Foundation and The Toro Company provide numerous grants and scholarships to environmental organizations and programs. In addition, they fund turf management research programs at leading universities and invest in their own agronomic research to help them develop innovative products and technologies that protect and preserve the earth's limited resources.
Tournesol Modular Green Roof Products: The developments in putting green roofs on buildings is helping to give legs to the whole green building movement. While the concept is at heart an environmental one, it is far more practical to the technology than casual observers realize. Green Roof Components by Tournesol Siteworks are simple to specify, practical for both the owner as well as the installing contractor, providing solutions that allow for flexibility and still keep costs low.