Help Us Support an American Hero

Please Join us in Support of Aurora Theater Shooting Hero: Joshua Nowlan On July 20th, 2012 a shooter opened fire on a crowd of 400 moviegoers in an Aurora, CO movie theater. As attendees scattered heading for the nearest exits, Joshua Nowlan instead used his body to physically shield and protect his friend’s wife from […]

Think Ahead This Snow Season – In-Season Efforts That Secure Future Contracts

Use In-Season Customer Outreach and Strategic Marketing To Secure Future Contracts Invest in your future by thinking forward this snow season. After you’ve optimized your snow maintenance contracts, trained your staff, carefully selected storm day routes, and prepared fleet vehicles it’s time to shift your focus toward building valuable, long-lasting relationships with your customers. The […]

Winterizing, Cleaning, and Storing Atlantic Water Garden Pumps

It’s coming up on time to winterize and store your water feature pumps. We recommend that all pumps are pulled out of the water features and stored in a warm place. For the mag-drive pumps (FP, MD, TT, TW Series pumps) we recommend that you would clean these pumps at this time before storing. For […]

Getting Started as a Holiday Lighting Installation Service Provider

Professional seasonal lighting installation is one of the fastest growing segments for residential and commercial contractors. Many landscape, roofing, and cleaning companies are adding holiday lighting installations to their roster of services with tremendous success. Now more than ever, residential homeowners, municipalities, office buildings, and housing developments are hiring outside contractors to put up their […]

CPS Wins Supplier of the Year Award!

Lowell Kaufhold and CPS distributors was awarded the “Supplier of the Year” award at the 2017 ASLA-Colorado Annual Gathering.  The award is in recognition of outstanding professional achievement, support of ASLA-Colorado and the annual pheasant hunt supporting the JSR Foundation.            

Fall and Winter Hours!

Fall and Winter hours will start on Monday, September 25th, 2017. Our New hours will be: Monday – Friday  7:30am to 4:30pm Closed on Saturday  

Thanks For Another Year of Successful CPS Golf Tournaments!

CPS Golf Tournaments Celebrate Another Year Thanks to everyone who participated in the golf tournaments in Wyoming and Colorado in August! This year, our Wyoming tournament returned to Casper Country Club and were welcomed with much nicer weather than in 2016. This year, our Colorado tournament was renamed “The Dave Nelson Memorial Golf Classic”  and […]

CPS Employee Tania de León Becomes A US Citizen

Congratulations to Tania de León on Becoming a US Citizen We want to congratulate our receptionist and voice of CPS, Tania de León for becoming a citizen of the United States. Tania, born in Guatemala came to the U.S. when she was 1 year old with her family. She and her family then moved to […]

The Benefits of Fall Fertilization

by Rob Garcia, Winfield The question often comes up on what the benefits of fall fertilizer applications are for the turf. Fertilizer applications during the summer promote mainly top growth while applications made in the fall when night time temperatures are lower is stored in roots and shoots to fuel new root growth. The days […]

Keep Your Landscape Workers Safe in the Heat

You don’t need us to tell you that temperatures will soon been soaring. While we preach smart irrigation and water efficiency during July in Colorado, one area we certainly don’t want to be efficient with water is the amount of water we put in our bodies. In fact, the U.S. Department of Labor recommends workers […]

Sustainable Solutions to Compliment Smart Irrigation Systems

You’ve installed an efficient irrigation system and implemented a solid plan for maintaining and upgrading your irrigation system to save water.  You’ve equipped your system with pressure compensation nozzles, check valves, pressure regulation devices or regulators, water-efficient rotating sprinklers, low-volume drip irrigation, smart controllers, a soil moisture sensor, and a rain sensor. You’ve implemented a regular […]

Maintain & Upgrade Irrigation Systems

Maintain & Upgrade Irrigation Systems to Ensure Water-Efficiency Research shows that landscape irrigation uses 50% or more of the water provided by many utilities. Without proper irrigation system maintenance, much of that water is lost as it never reaches its intended source due to runoff, evaporation, and deep watering below the root zone. Poorly maintained […]

Water Efficient Planting & Maintenance

Smart Planting Guidelines & Considerations for Water Efficient Landscapes Plants, trees, and turf improve any landscape by providing a variety of textures, forms, sights, and smells. Because they can provide several environmental benefits, like improved air quality, food, and shade, plants are an essential component to any landscape design or enhancement. A careful focus on […]

Efficient Irrigation System Installations

Key Considerations for Efficient Irrigation System Installations Recent innovation in smart irrigation technology has given us intelligent products that help professionals install more efficient irrigation systems. However, while it’s become easier to rely on these products to provide practical solutions and help with decision making based on computed data, it’s as important as ever to […]

Avoid Pump Meltdowns with the Munro Smartbox

No More Pump Meltdowns! Standard pump relays are great for switching a pump on-and-off, but they offer no protection for common failures like loss of prime or loss of water in the suction line. These failures can lead to overheating, leaving your customers high and dry, with their pumps permanently damaged. With the SmartBox you […]

Colorado Proclaims July as Smart Irrigation Month!!!

The Irrigation Association and CPS are proud to announce that Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper has proclaimed July 2017 as Smart Irrigation Month. This is the sixth consecutive year for Colorado recognizing Smart Irrigation Month, an Irrigation Association initiative that began in 2005. The State of Colorado’s has recognized Smart Irrigation Month every year since 2012 […]

Agri-Products News Updates: Summer 2017

Rain Bird Agriculture has some new exciting announcements for Summer 2017. The new LFX™ Series Sprinkler is proving to be the perfect solution for farms, greenhouses and nurseries looking for a low-volume sprinkler with a small footprint and unparalleled operational flexibility. Also, with a plug-and-play cellular cartridge, the stand-alone ESP-LX Series controller can now provide […]

Cultivation Water Requirement

The cannabis plant is somewhat misleading when it comes to the overall water needs of the plant. While Cannabis does in fact require quite a bit of water it prefers the application be across a long period of time and evenly distributed above the root base. Fortunately for growers, application options are plentiful and automation […]

Rain Bird Joins Forces with Golf Environment Organization (GEO)

TUCSON, AZ. (March 27, 2017) –-Rain Bird has partnered with international non-profit, the Golf Environment Organization (GEO). This relationship will build upon the two organizations’ shared interest in creating a stronger, more sustainable future for the entire golf industry. “This new, globally relevant relationship with GEO aligns with Rain Bird’s goal of helping golf courses […]

Grundfos Releases MMS 6″ Submersible Motor & Solar Water Solutions

Grundfos has announced the release of a MMS 6” 60HP submersible motor. The MMS6000, 6” 60HP submersible motor is built with the same high quality materials and manufacturing practices that you have come to expect from Grundfos. Grundfos MMS 6” 60HP submersible motor Grundfos 208-240 volt and 308-440 volt Renewable Solar Inverter (RSI) Grundfos is […]

Rain Bird Participates in National Golf Day

Running from the Capitol building to the Lincoln Memorial, the newly restored 18-plus-acre National Mall includes a Rain Bird IC System with EAGLE 900® series rotors. Utilizing Rain Bird technology, the Stratus II Central Control operates the IC system over a secure internet connection from a main office several miles away from the mall. For […]

Rocky Mountain Regional Economic Forecast For Professional Contractors

The US economy is growing, and surveys are showing increased optimism from both consumers and small businesses. Total Construction Spending rose 4.5% in 2016 and Disposable Income saw a 3.9% gain, positive signs of a healthy economy. Most of this momentum should carry forward through the next quarter, as Retail Sales numbers are already showing […]

Dave Nelson Scholarship Fund

Late December 2016, the CPS family lost one of our well-loved and admired leaders with the passing of Dave Nelson, Director of Sales and Marketing at CPS distributors. Losing him has brought great sadness and loss within CPS and throughout our industry family. In memory of Dave, CPS has setup a scholarship fund to for his […]

Technical Services Division

You asked for it, and now it’s here. We offer a complete line-up of Technical Services to help you get the most out of your Central Control System investment. CPS distributors is now the Toro/Sentinel Service center for the region. If you have a Toro Sentinel system and need troubleshooting or controller repair, please contact […]