Newsroom

Kenney Outdoor Solutions Irrigation Support frequently issues press releases and other information to the media. These items are ordered chronologically below.

 

Gratitude and Thanks…

Posted by on Dec 18, 2012 in Blog, News | Comments Off on Gratitude and Thanks…

Gratitude and Thanks…

From our family to yours,  This year our hearts are heavy and our prayers go to the families and the community of Newtown, Connecticut as they struggle to put their lives back together after the tragedy they have suffered.  As we Pray for the victims and all people who are suffering around the world we pause to reflect upon our blessings, especially the relationships in our own lives. We are thankful for the blessings of family and friends. With that in mind, we want to thank you for the business you’ve given us, but more importantly,...

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Expanding to meet your needs!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 in Blog, In the News, News | 1 comment

Expanding to meet your needs!

  NEW LOCATION FOR OUR GRAND RAPIDS WAREHOUSE! We thank the many customers that have visited our Grand Rapids location over the past few years and due to the overwhelming success and growth we have experienced we are happy to announce our move to a new location!  Come and visit us and tour the warehouse to see the ease and convenience we have built into our warehouse layout.  The showroom is being developed over the coming weeks and new products will be on display. The best news is the location….it’s actually in the same...

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Rainwater Harvesting Cost and Considerations

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in Blog, Irrigation, News | Comments Off on Rainwater Harvesting Cost and Considerations

Rainwater Harvesting Cost and Considerations

As one of the oldest known gardening methods, rainwater harvesting is a great option for projects that need to reduce dependence on municipal water supplies and/or practice sustainable irrigation. Rainwater harvesting systems typically consist of three main components: the capture system (roof and gutters) the storage unit (cistern) the delivery system (pipes, pumps, and valves) Materials for the water storage unit are about 2/3 of the overall cost of the whole project, making this the most expensive component of the entire system. That is...

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What Does LEED and SITES Mean for Sustainable Irrigation?

Posted by on Oct 22, 2012 in Blog, Irrigation, News | Comments Off on What Does LEED and SITES Mean for Sustainable Irrigation?

What Does LEED and SITES Mean for Sustainable Irrigation?

Landscape professionals have a major role to play when it comes to sustainable irrigation. Among other things, sustainable irrigation can help protect habitat, contribute to stormwater management, reduce fossil fuel usage and conserve water. Across the country, green industry providers are lending their efforts in countless ways. Green roofs and walls, rainwater catchment systems, rain gardens, native plantings and no-mow zones are just a few examples. The professionals at Kenney Outdoor are following suit by shifting the way we think about...

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How to Install a Pond Training Course

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Blog, News | Comments Off on How to Install a Pond Training Course

For contractors looking to discover the simplicity and ease of water feature installations, Kenney Outdoors offers one day “Build a Pond”  training classes to teach contractors how to install a pond.  Examples of past classes have included: Basalt Stone Columns for a self contained patio feature Colorfalls – Color, waterfalls, and all contained for a great effect in outdoor spaces Pondless Waterfalls…when safety and children are a concern   Full scale waterfall, stream, and pond For example, Tom Thumb Underground Sprinkling and...

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What is the Most Water Efficient Irrigation Controller?

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog, Irrigation, News | Comments Off on What is the Most Water Efficient Irrigation Controller?

What is the Most Water Efficient Irrigation Controller?

The Rain Bird ESP-SMT Smart Control System is the most water efficient irrigation controller on the market. It is the first irrigation controller from a major manufacturer to earn the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) WaterSense seal of approval. The WaterSense label certifies that the ESP-SMT Smart Control System has passed the EPA’s rigorous testing requirements, confirming the controller’s water-efficiency and performance in light commercial and residential landscape settings. To be noted as the most water efficient irrigation...

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