Not your grandmother’s artificial grass…Heightened environmental awareness and the soaring costs and inconvenience of natural grass landscaping have given rise to a new generation of synthetic turf systems that are beneficial for increasingly diverse applications. A common thread is the connection between reduced environmental impact and increased economic benefits.

This course will provide the background and history of synthetic turf systems stems and their common uses and will address the numerous benefits of synthetic versus artificial turf. In addition, this learning unit will explain how to select a high-quality synthetic turf system as a sustainable way to conserve resources while saving time and money.


Learning Objectives

  • Outline the history and benefits of synthetic grass
  • Describe the uses of synthetic grass
  • Explain the link between the environmental and economic benefits of artificial turf
  • Discuss the producing, testing, and specification of synthetic grass systems