SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydro-Rain, a leader in professional-grade irrigation products, today announced it has launched Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller to allow irrigation professionals to remotely monitor, manage and optimize customers' landscapes. With an internet connection, professionals can now control irrigation systems using the B-Hyve Pro app on a smartphone or tablet from anywhere, or using their voice with Amazon Alexa-compatible devices.
The B-Hyve Pro app enables irrigation professionals to connect to an unlimited number of Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controllers to maintain and schedule irrigation systems at multiple sites. In addition to customizing their own programming, professionals can also use Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller with Smart Watering to automatically manage irrigation systems. Smart Watering accesses real-time local weather data to deliver the right amount of water to lawns and gardens, making smart adjustments based on seasonality and weather events to deliver significant water savings to users.
"This is a breakthrough innovation that lets irrigation professionals conveniently control landscape irrigation systems from anywhere," said Stuart Eyring, chief operating officer at Hydro-Rain. "We've eliminated the need to drive back and forth for simple programming adjustments, helping professionals save on travel costs and time spent on house calls — all while smartly conserving water."
Additional key features of Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller include:
- Bluetooth compatible – In job sites where Wi-Fi is not available, professionals can operate the Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller using Bluetooth on-site.
- Key certifications – The Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller is certified by EPA WaterSense and SWAT to use water more efficiently and is eligible for rebates in many cities or water districts across the country.
- Catch cups – With various water savings options integrated into the app, there are multiple ways to achieve optimum water savings. In addition to Smart Watering, it incorporates the award-winning catch-cup feature to deliver up to 25 percent more water savings over other smart controllers.
For more information, visit bhyve.hydrorain.com.
Pricing and Availability
The Hydro-Rain B-Hyve Pro Smart Wi-Fi Sprinkler Controller is currently available in two models for 8 stations or 16 stations from various Hydro-Rain distributors throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The 8-station model is available at a list price of $185 and the 16-station model is available at a list price of $225. Find a distributor in your area at hydrorain.com/distributors.
Hydro-Rain®'s contractor-grade line of landscape irrigation & low voltage lighting products for the professional market sets a new standard for engineering, manufacturing, sales, and customer service. Hydro-Rain® has listened to the professional whose success and business are dependent upon incontestable product performance and reliability. With a competitive go-to-market strategy, Hydro-Rain® engineers an irrigation system component package that installs faster and "greener" than that of industry competitors, while maintaining complete parts interchangeability and low switching cost. Tight tolerances and strict conformance to engineering standards, coupled with instantaneous service response, are Hydro-Rain®'s benchmarks of quality.