SubAir Hydronics

It will be difficult not to get as pumped up about our Hydronics system as your greens will be.

In order for grass plants to thrive, they require certain environmental conditions. That fact of nature is the driving force behind our Hydronics turf temperature control system.

Greens at Heasley Nine Bridges Golf Club, S. Korea with SubAir Hydronics and SubAir in operation
Greens at Heasley Nine Bridges Golf Club, S. Korea with SubAir Hydronics and SubAir in operation

Besides the proper amount of sun and the proper air/water ratios, the optimum growing environment requires the appropriate soil temperatures. Soil that is too hot OR too cold represents far from ideal growing conditions.Those conditions are all too common.

Our Hydronics system, when used in conjunction with a SubAir Vault, will condition and maintain ideal root zone temperatures during warm and cool season operation. Eliminating hot and cold spots in the soil results in far healthier greens and playing surfaces.

Why Hydronics?  Because the condition of the root zone is critical.

The technology that drives our Hydronic systems provides a fluid approach to healthier greens.
SubAir Hydronics System Diagram

Hydronics turf temperature control technology provides heating or cooling to maintain ideal root zone temperatures by pumping warm or cool fluid into the soil beneath your green or playing surface.  That fluid travels from a holding tank to the green or playing surface via a supply pipe.

That fluid circulates through a network of flexible tubing under the root zone. The working fluid is then returned to the holding tank in order to ensure ongoing efficacy.

The Hydronics system, when paired with a SubAir Vault, creates an airflow through the root zone that evenly distributes the heating or cooling effects of the Hydronic tubing. This even treatment of the playing surface eliminates hot and cold spots in the soil, resulting in optimal growing conditions.

The Hydronics system consists of several important pieces of equipment. They include a boiler, chiller, chiller pump, green pump, holding tank, temperature and pressure instrumentation and control enclosure.

Each system is skid-mounted with a tank, controls and pump on one skid and the chiller and chiller pump on the other. The skid-mounted Hydronics assembly is housed away from the green in an aesthetically pleasing building.

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Wentworth Golf Club UK
Nine Bridges
Shadow Creek Las Vegas
Potomac at Avenel Farm
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