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Rain Bird Academy Offers Training to Charlotte's Irrigation Professionals

To learn more about the latest in irrigation systems and products and how to run your business better, Rain Bird Academy invites industry practitioners to its Regional Irrigation Training Camp January 22-26 at the Holiday Inn - Billy Graham Pkwy, located at 321 W. Wood Lawn Road in Charlotte.

Rain Bird Academy provides landscape irrigation professionals with expert instruction on the latest irrigation products, newest installation methods, best practices in irrigation design and cutting edge business skills. These non-manufacturer specific classes are designed to help contractors, distributors, architects and specifiers create savings and conserve water through improved irrigation practices. Participants will earn one Continuing Education Unit (CEU) from the Irrigation Association for each hour of class attended.

Those who would benefit from this training include irrigation contractors, system designers, distributors, technicians, landscape architects, educators and irrigation managers from public agencies. Select courses are available for Spanish-speaking professionals. Rain Bird Academy can customize courses to fit the needs of irrigation professional in every situation. Training classes are broken out depending on participants' experience and include three main sections:

Business Skills Training - Rain Bird provides informative, insightful information for those irrigation professionals and business owners wanting to learn more about financial management, profitable job estimating and customer selling skills.

Landscape Irrigation Training -Landscape Irrigation Training teaches participants about irrigation design, products and product troubleshooting as well as intelligent water management.

Central Control Training - Participants learn more about the technology, hardware and benefits that comprise today's central controller systems.

Participants will also learn about central control maintenance and troubleshooting. Training specific to Central Controller installation and operation is also available this year. Courses take place at Rain Bird's corporate headquarters in Tucson, Ariz., and are held on the following dates:

Jan. 22-25
Feb. 12-15
Feb. 19-22
Mar. 5-7
Mar. 19-22
Apr. 2-5
Apr. 16-19
May 7-10
May 21-24

Specific "education tracks" have been designed on Irrigation Design, Contractor Business Skills and for those who are just starting out in irrigation.

Irrigation professionals can choose from one to four days of complete irrigation training with instructors who conduct one of the most respected and comprehensive training experiences in the irrigation industry.

Training information for Charlotte's Regional Irrigation Training Camp can be found at where visitors may obtain the Rain Bird training schedule, view class descriptions and register for classes online. Interested professionals may also contact Rain Bird Services at 800/498-1942.

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