The Hotel Fullerton is the most recent in a long list of commercial establishments making the switch to artificial grass. According to the news article, the hotel stands to save 1.3 million gallons of water each year simply by removing all of their grass lawns and replacing them with synthetic turf. They held a press conference announcing the decision and actor Edward James Olmos was in attendance. With the severity of California’s diminishing water supply, he encourages everyone to part with their water-thirsty lawns. It makes sense, if we are struggling to have enough water for drinking purposes, then why waste it by pouring it on the ground.
We know that the Hotel Fullerton will not be last business to invest in artificial grass, not with Governor Brown’s mandate to replace 50 million square feet of grass statewide. To help encourage everyone to part with their grass, local water agencies are offering rebate incentives. For example, the Hotel Fullerton received a $42,730 rebate check. Saving water, reducing monthly bills and a big rebate check? You have so much to gain by installing artificial grass in your yard, why put it off any longer?
Don’t think that the rebate checks are exclusive to businesses; they are open to everyone and are available from your local water company. The incentives range anywhere from $2 to $3.75 per square foot, and ProGreen has extensive experience with these rebates and would be delighted to help guide you through the process. Our high quality artificial grass is 100% made in the USA, and we do both residential and commercial installations.
We agree with Edward James Olmos – stop pouring water on the ground and call ProGreen to get switch your natural grass lawn to drought-tolerant artificial turf.