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Webinar Archive

Design & Technical Resources

These one-hour webinars were designed to provide you with the latest information on Rain Bird technology and products that make your job easier and your projects more successful.

Download presentation slides and recordings from recently completed webinars below:

Programación del controlador ESP-RZX
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Download recording (WMV: 42 MB)

Life or death for trees and shrubs: how to ensure your specified trees and shrubs prosper.
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Download recording (WMV: 42 MB)

Irrigation Efficiency in an Inefficient World - Real World Variables
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Download recording (WMV: 36.5 MB)

Nuevas tecnoligías y prácticas de riego inteligente
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Turn High Water Pressure Into More Business
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Download recording (WMV: 70 MB)

Specifying Irrigation Systems with Reclaimed Water
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Download recording (WMV: 34 MB)

Delivering Water Conservation Solutions to your Customers
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Download recording (WMV: 38 MB)

Water conservation solutions via “smart watering technologies”
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Download recording (WMV: 35 MB)

Management Allowed Depletion - IrrigationScheduling
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ESP-LX Series Controllers - Flow Sensing Overview
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Download recording (WMV: 47 MB)

SMART Irrigation practices and NEW technology
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Download recording (WMV: 35 MB)

Irrigation System Audits
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Download recording (WMV: 35 MB)

ESP-LX Series Controllers Flow Sensing
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Download recording (WMV: 61 MB)

Introduction to Rain Bird RD1800 Series Spray Heads (Specifier Webinar)
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Download recording (WMV: 151 MB)

Reduzca el consumo de agua en un sistema de riego instalando el rotor adecuado. Curso 100% en Español
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Download recording (ZIP: 52 MB)

Water Window Management with ESP-LX Series Controllers
How to use the ESP-LX Series Controllers to complete watering in a shorter amount of time to stay in compliance with water restrictions. SimulStations, Station Sequencing, FloManager, Water Windows, etc.
Download presentation slides (PDF:3 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 36 MB)

Wireless Rain/Freeze Sensors -- Benefits, use and installation
Learn about the features and benefits of a Rain/Freeze wireless sensor and how to program and install in just minutes.
(Presentation slides and recording coming soon)

Homeowner/End User Selling Techniques
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Download recording (WMV: 7 MB)

ESPLX Series Controllers, Features and Operations Training
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Download recording (WMV: 10 MB)

Be an expert on the ESPLX Series controllers and IQv2 central control system
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Download recording (WMV: 21 MB)

ESP-LX Series and IQ v2.0 Introduction
English
Download presentation slides (PDF: 5.6 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 22 MB)

Spanish
Download presentation slides (PDF: 6MB)
Download recording (WMV: 22 MB)

How to convert a spray zone to a drip zone
Learn to identify when it is best to convert a spray zone to a drip zone to achieve substantial water saving benefits.
Download presentation slides, English (PDF: 2 MB)
Download recording, English (WMV: 12 MB)
Download presentation slides, Spanish (PDF: 2 MB)
Download recording, Spanish (WMV: 12 MB)

Wireless Rain/Freeze Sensors: Benefits, use and installation
Learn about the features and benefits of a Rain/Freeze wireless sensor and how to program and install in just minutes.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 3 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 8.65 MB)

Maximizing Rotor Performance with Swing Joints
Understand how a properly designed swing joint, including an innovative swept elbow, reduces pressure loss and maximizes rotor performance. Understand how pressure regulation to rotors helps ensure optimal droplet size and eliminate misting, resulting in improved uniformity and reduced water consumption.
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Download recording (WMV: 6 MB)

Rainwater Collection & Utilization for Irrigation
Presented by Jeremy M. Mansell CID, CIC, CGIA, CLIA .
Understand the methods of collection, storage, and utilization of rain water and grey water for a landscape irrigation system.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 548 KB)
Download recording (WMV: 9 MB)

Rain Bird Commercial Valve Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting field problems on Commercial valves including plastic and brass valves
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Download Contractor recording (WMV: 11 MB)
Download Specifier recording (WMV: 9 MB)
Download Distributor recording (WMV: 8 MB)

Subsurface Drip Irrigation
Introduction to Sub-Surface Drip Irrigation.Introducing the industry’s first effective solution to root intrusion without the use of harsh chemicals in sub-surface installations. See the benefits of Rain Bird’s new innovative product along with some of the basic design and installation methods.
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Rain Bird Builds a Better Valve Box
This webinar explained how a well-conceived valve box design featuring strength and stability, smart lid design, environmentally friendly materials, and flexible installation and model options provides both immediate and long-term satisfaction.
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Rain Bird Commercial Pumps and Aerators
This webinar provided an overview of Rain Bird pump and aerator products and their applications, including:
- How to choose and order the right product for your application
- The features of the new cost conscious LP pump
- The advantages of using smart pump
- The value of our warranty and service programs

Download presentation slides (PDF: 6.67 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 17 MB)

Tree Health & Rain Bird RWS Series
This webinar discussed the role Rain Bird’s Root Watering Series plays in supporting tree health.
Download Contractor presentation slides (PDF: 6 MB)
Download Contractor recording (WMV: 11 MB)
Download Specifier presentation slides (PDF: 6 MB)
Download Specifier recording (WMV: 10 MB)
Download Distributor presentation slides (PDF:6 MB)
Download Distributor recording (WMV: 9.5 MB)

The Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (California bill 1881)
Julie Saare-Edmonds, landscape specialist for the California Department of Water Resources for nearly nine years. Qualified Green Gardener. Avid gardener and plant addict. Learn about the most recent Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (CA. AB 1881), from the author of the ordinance, Department of Water Resources. Shawna Harrison, Rain Bird Area Specification Manager – San Diego/Orange County, Licensed Landscape Architect and LEED AP. Overview and examination of the most significant irrigation points in the CA. AB 1881ordinance and referencing these to specific Rain Bird product offerings.
Download presentation slides, Julie Saare-Edmonds (PDF: 6 MB)
Download presentation slides, Shawna Harrison (PDF: 11 MB)
Model Water Efficient Landscape Ordinance (PDF: 418 KB)
MAWA Compliance Calculator AB1881 (XLS: 20 KB)
Download recording (WMV: 29 MB)

ET Basic Course
Learn the basics of evapotranspiration: what it means, why it is important and how it helps save money on the job.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 7 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 13 MB)

Vandal Resistant Irrigation Systems
An overview of Rain Bird vandal resistant equipment, including: stainless steel risers, Memory Arc, Brass reinforced nozzle turret to riser connection, non-strippable drive mechanisms.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 1.47 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 5 MB)

Rotor Installation Made Easy
An overview of quick and easy techniques for installing Rain Bird Rotors. You will learn: - The differences between Rain Bird Rotor families - How to quickly and efficiently install each rotor type - Advantages of MPR and PRS systems
Download presentation slides (PDF: 280 KB)
Download recording (WMV: 2 MB)

Efficient Irrigation via "Smart" Control
Explore multiple options for achieving smart control. Both ET and soil moisture sensor-based systems were addressed.
Download Contractor presentation slides (PDF: 1.5 MB)
Download Distributor presentation slides (PDF: 1.5 MB)
Download Specifier presentation slides (PDF: 1.5 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 35 MB)

Advantages of MPR (Matched Precipitation Rate) and Pressure Regulated Systems
Reducing water loss through efficient irrigation practices, applying matched precipitation rates and proper pressure regulation to your landscape. The webinar answered the following questions:
- What is the difference between pressure compensation and pressure regulation?
- How much water can be saved by regulating pressure?
- What do I need to consider when designing an MPR system?
- What is the relationship between MPR and irrigation efficiency?

Download presentation slides (PDF: 749 KB)

Becoming a Signal Provider
Options for becoming a signal provider, making it work, and the rewards of being a signal provider
Download presentation slides (PDF: 286 KB)
Download recording (WMV: 6.62 MB)

NEW! Maxicom v 4.1
This webinar presented the features and capabilities of the new Rain Bird Maxicom V4.1 Central Control System.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 5.5 MB)
Download recording (WMV: 5.5 MB)

5 Ways to Save Water with Rain Bird Rotors
This webinar covered the various water efficient solutions as well as Rain Curtain Technology & head-to-head design.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 918 KB)

Common Problems and Troubleshooting the ESP-MC
This webinar discussed quick methods to diagnose common errors on the ESP-MC controller.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 595 KB)
Download recording (WMV: 5.92 MB)

Rain Bird’s Intelligent Use of Water:  Product and Program Review
This webinar focused on how Rain Bird’s “Intelligent Use of Water” philosophy provides a framework for not only water efficient products but programs, training, and support – all designed to support your needs in the marketplace.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 1.84 MB)

Download recording (WMV: 8.36 MB)

Saving Water with Pressure Regulation & Check Valves – Introduction to Hydraulics
This webinar discussed the methods and benefits of using pressure regulating devices and check valves.  Hydraulic principles driving water savings were also explored.
Download presentation slides (PDF: 665 KB)

2009 Webinar Series

LEED Series

Part 1: Introduction to LEED

Presentation Slides (PDF: 308 KB)

Part 2: Weather-based irrigation control & How to specify ET Manager

Presentation Slides (PDF: 2.59 MB)

Part 3: Anatomy of Water-Efficient Irrigation Systems

Presentation Slides (PDF: 1.78 MB)

Part 4: Landscape Drip Solutions: Achieving Low Water Use & Low Maintenance

Presentation Slides (PDF: 1.73 MB)

Part 5: Anatomy of the Non-Potable Water Irrigation System & Reclaimed Water Chemistry

Presentation Slides (PDF: 906 KB)

Part 6: Rain Water Harvesting

Presentation Slides (PDF: 1.24 MB)

Part 7: How to Achieve Water Efficient Credit

Presentation Slides (PDF: 3.99 MB)

Part 8: Green Roofs / Living Walls

Presentation Slides (PDF: 1.91 MB)
Tree Health

Tree Health

Presentation Slides (PDF: 807 KB)
When and How to Specify Pump Stations

Part 1: When and How to Specify Pumps to Lift from Water Source

Presentation Slides (PDF: 1.88 MB)

Part 2: When and How to Specify Pumps to Boost Pressure

Presentation Slides (PDF: 1.72 MB)
Water Efficiency via Closed Loop Irrigation

Water Efficiency via Closed Loop Irrigation

Presentation Slides (PDF: 868 KB)