September 20, 2022
Irrigreen, which develops robotic irrigation systems, has announced Irrigreen XP, a new sprinkler system that incorporates advanced robotics, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things technologies. Irrigreen XP offers unprecedented precision watering and launches new functionality that predicts and adapts to changes in water pressure and flow.
“Conventional irrigation is broken,” said Shane Dyer, CEO of Irrigreen. “As much as 60% of water used outdoors is completely wasted. You see water running down the driveway, spraying in the street or on the sidewalk, or wet and dry spots on the lawn. To combat the problem, Irrigreen is focused on delivering the best in robotic and smart technology to help eliminate water waste and inefficiencies.”
“XP brings even greater levels of robotic precision to your yard sprinkler system, allowing it to predict fluctuations in water pressure and flow, which in turn, gives users more control over the amount of water they use,” Dyer continued. “This can help save homeowners thousands of dollars off their home water bill.”
The company said XP will lead its lineup of robotic sprinkler heads, all of which integrate into its irrigation system built for simplicity and efficiency. Benefits of the system include:
- Reducing water use by 50% and eliminating water waste: Rather than simply spraying water like basic sprinklers – which results in overlap and overwatering – Irrigreen’s software-controlled robotic heads use printer-grade precision to map out the landscape and water in the shape of any lawn. This gives customers the same green lawn, but only using half the water. Controlled by a phone app, Irrigreen also integrates with live weather data to ensure homeowners are not watering unnecessarily when the weather is cooler or rain is predicted.
- Cost savings of thousands of dollars a year: Conventional sprinkler systems are costly – from water use to set up and ongoing maintenance. Irrigreen said its system uses far fewer sprinkler heads to water the same area, while requiring up to 80% less piping and no valves.
- Most advanced robotics: Irrigreen sprinkler heads are built using advanced robotic technology to bring even greater precision and accuracy to at-home irrigation. Before a problem occurs (overwatering, imbalances), XP can predict changes in water pressure and flow.
- A simpler design: Before purchasing, customers can plan and design their own system customized to their specific yard and needs. Irrigreen integrates with Google Maps so customers can virtually place sprinkler heads where they need them. Irrigreen’s software then develops a custom quote, including water savings. Because Irrigreen operates as a digital system (traditional systems rely on mechanical configurations), every digital head replaces 6-10 mechanical heads resulting in a simpler system with 80% less piping and wiring, while completely eliminating the need for problematic valves.
Irrigreen introduced its 2.0 system in April of 2021 to address the need for water conservation. With water scarcity accelerating quickly, Irrigreen systems were conceptualized and built using inkjet printing technology to digitally control water placement, uniformly irrigating in the exact shape of each zone. The company said it currently holds seven patents on its product design, making the company’s sprinkler system the only one on the market that can effectively half the amount of water used.
Irrigreen said XP heads will be available for purchase on Irrigreen’s website starting September 20, and will retail for $339 each.
For more information, visit the Irrigreen website here.