Benefits of TigerCool Artificial Turf for Summer

June 8, 2020

When summer arrives in Sacramento, residents want to get outside and enjoy the sunshine from the comfort of their own backyards. Soaking up the heat from your back patio is a welcome feeling for many, but sometimes that heat can become a bit too overwhelming. While relaxing on the grass can help you cool off, natural grass can sometimes absorb the sun’s heat more than you’d like and become too hot to sit on or even walk on. Luckily, Synthetic Grass Warehouse Sacramento has the perfect solution⁠—TigerCool artificial grass.

What is TigerCool?

TigerCool offers the latest in artificial grass cooling technology. In early variations of artificial grass, temperatures on the grass’ surface could often reach more than 175 degrees. Not only is this uncomfortable for you to walk on, but it also poses a health hazard for your young kids and pets. However, through years of research and development, TigerTurf and Tencate have revolutionized the turf industry through the creation of TigerCool temperature-control technology. Tencate, a worldwide innovator of space-age yarns, is perhaps best known for its work with NASA and Boeing. By utilizing Tencate’s industry-leading yarns, TigerTurf was able to engineer an advanced artificial grass product that significantly reduces artificial grass surface temperatures.

TigerCool Technology

TigerCool synthetic grass is created with heat-reflective pigments and UV inhibitors in order to reduce surface temperatures by up to 15 percent. Natural grass (and other variations of artificial grass) absorb infrared light from the sun and turn it into heat. Dark colors, like the greens and browns found in grass, absorb the most light and create the most heat buildup, causing those surface temperatures to increase the most. TigerCool, however, uses heat-reflective dark color pigments in the production process in order to prevent this heat buildup. With these pigments, infrared light is reflected rather than absorbed, which reduces surface temperatures significantly. In a series of tests conducted by TigerTurf, it was indicated that TigerCool technology was able to successfully reduce artificial grass temperatures by 15 percent, or up to 10 degrees. This makes it safer and more comfortable for your family to enjoy their synthetic grass lawn.

Our TigerCool Products

At SGW Sacramento, we have 10 different TigerCool products to choose from. Whether you want something plush and great for entertaining or something hard-wearing for pet use, we can match you with the perfect TigerCool solution. When it comes to landscape turf, all of the products in our Diamond and Marquee series come with innovative TigerCool technology. For the little ones in your house, we also offer TigerCool tech built into our Pet Turf and Playground Fescue or Spring grass. No matter what your project needs, SGW has the perfect product for comfortable summer fun.

Here at SGW Sacramento, we don’t think heat should ever interfere with your life. TigerCool artificial grass products make any outdoor event or activity a comfortable and pleasant experience. Perfect for residential or commercial projects, kid-friendly, and pet-safe, TigerCool products are ideal for any project. To find out more about our synthetic turf products, give us a call at (916) 797-0682. We would be happy to help you achieve the perfect installation in any way we can.

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