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Grounds Management - October 2015

The Grounds Management landing page for Facility Professionals.

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Will Remote-Control Mowing Catch On?

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Mowers, Loaders, and Tractors Popular Theft Targets

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New Standard Aims to Optimize Stormwater Harvesting

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Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability ChallengesPart one of a 3-part article on mowing management at the University of Texaspart 2: Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Prioritiespart 3: University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

  


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Green Team: Cooperation in Landscape Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening Grounds: Enhancing Sustainable LandscapesPart 1 of a 3-part article on sustainable landscapespart 2: Sustainable Landscapes: Rethinking Pest Managementpart 3: Sustainable Landscapes: Native Plants Trending

  


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The Ashkin Group: LEED Updates Impact This Winter's De-icers

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Public-Private Investment Proposed to Help National Park Service Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Diverse Community Challenges Call for Savvy Fleet ManagementPart 1 of a 3-part article on fleet managementpart 2: Grounds Crews Regularly use Mowers, Boats in Florida Residential Areapart 3: Utility Vehicles Play Vital Role in Florida Community Grounds Department

  


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Club Car: Company Launches New 'Bank on Carryall' Sales Event

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Rent or Buy? Grounds Equipment Decision

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John Deere Landscapes: Company Unveils New Name as SiteOne Landscape Supply

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University of Utah Adapts Landscape to Climate Conditions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Team: Sustainable Landscapes a Group Effort at the University of California-DavisPart 1 of a 5 part article on UC-Davis part 2: California Campus Realizes Savings With Sustainable Landscapespart 3: Tree-Planting Program Generates Significant Energy Savings at UC-Davispart 4: Sustainable Landscape Focus Changes Staff Responsibilities at UC-Davispart 5: How 5 Sustainability Programs Generate Savings at UC-Davis - An Online Exclusive

  


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Fibrelite: Company's 'Cool-to-Touch' Steam Covers Eliminate Safety Hazard near University Stadium

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PERC: Propane Mower Program Receives 1,307 Applications During Incentive Period

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IrriGreen: Irrigation Designer Selected as Semifinalist for MN Cup Competition

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Campus Capitalizes on Versatility of Utility VehiclesPart 1 of a 3 part article on sustainability, reliability and versatility of utility vehiclespart 2: Specifying Utility Vehicles for Sustainability part 3: Impact of Staff on Utility Vehicle Decisions

  


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Grounds Riddle: Rent or Own?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes WIth Podcast: Trimble discusses Baylor's transition to a centralized irrigation system

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation System Warning Signs and Potential SolutionsPart 1 of a 3 part article on irrigation systemspart 2: Building, Landscape Changes Affect Irrigation System Operationspart 3: Smart Controllers Help Detect Leaks Earlier, Conserve Waterpart 4: Products: Irrigation

  


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Baylor University Centralized Irrigation System Saves Water, Reduces Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Specification for Grounds EquipmentPart 1 of a 4 part article on the specification process for grounds equipmentpart 2: Managers Should Schedule Time to Test Grounds Equipment Before Purchasingpart 3: Training, Inspections Important to Long-Term Grounds Equipment Carepart 4: Trend Watch: Mower Efficiency Continues to Improvepart 5: Products: Grounds Equipment

  


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Grounds Equipment and the Fuel Technology Evolution

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HydroPoint Establishes Distribution Partnership with FIS Outdoor in Southeastern States

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Effective Irrigation Managementpart 2: Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

  


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Focus on Fleets: Success Specification Strategies

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Discussing Snow and Ice Removal Challenges at a National Park Service Site in Washington D.C.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes WIth Podcast: Discussing Snow and Ice Removal Challenges at a National Park Service Site in Washington D.C.

  


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Grounds Equipment and Worker Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehiclespart 2: Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiencypart 3: Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

  


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Boxer Equipment Introduces 900HD Compact Utility Loader

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IrriGreen, Inc. Introduces Genius Mobile App for IrriGreen Genius Irrigation System

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LIQUID NAILS Brand by PPG Expands Extreme Line of Products With Extreme Landscape Block

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles and the Road to Successful Specificationpart 2: Important Utility Vehicle Specification Decisions to Considerpart 3: Lessons Learned From Utility Vehicle Specification

  


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Pest Control Industry Leader Xcluder Introduces Night Guard Rodent-Proof Dock Leveler Seals

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Mowers: Longer Life, Peak Performance

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Solar-Powered Security Gate Offers Instant Deployment

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Installations of Porous Pave Surfacing Material Have Kept 6 Million Pounds of Tires out of U.S. Landfills

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Banyan Water Launches Banyan Water Central, Second-Generation Platform for Managing Commercial Water Use

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Club Car Introduces New Precedent Stretch Personal Transportation Vehicle

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Polaris Increases Versatility, Capability with BRUTUS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Fleet: Sustainability Issues for Mowerspart 2: Noise Pollution Emerges as Important Mower Sustainability Factorpart 3: Keeping an Eye on Emissions Important for Mower Maintenance

  


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Maximizing Mowers: Strategies for Successful Specification

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TTI Plays Key Role in Creating New Safety Standard to Prevent Storefront Crashes

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Danfoss Introduces New Snow Melt Controller

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Changing Landscape of Grounds Equipmentpart 2: Grounds Managers, Manufacturers Work Closely Togetherpart 3: Consider Lifecycle Costs When Purchasing Grounds Equipmentpart 4: Products: Grounds Management

  


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Irrigation Systems: Focus on Controllers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Maintenance Plan Helps Extend Life of Fleetpart 2: Follow Manufacturer's, Warranty Guidelines to Extend Mower Shelf Lifepart 3: Keeping Employees Safe Top Priority of Mower Fleet Managementpart 4: Supporting the Mower Fleet With Additional Attachments and Accessoriespart 5: Mower Maintenance: Solving the Staffing Issue

  


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Irrigation Systems: Looking for Trouble

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New SnowEx Brine Pro Features Automatic Operation, Enables All Snow and Ice Management Professionals to Make Brine

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Club Car Carryall Utility Vehicles Picked As '20 for 2014' Top Product By Landscape and Irrigation Magazine

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: Greenwood discusses the university's its turf areas

  


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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Eliminates the use of Chemicals on Turf Areas as Part of Grounds Management Program