THE SOUTHWEST GREENS DIFFERENCE
Our products are carefully created to simulate the authentic look, feel, and performance of real grass in Greenwich. No matter the weather, an expertly installed synthetic lawn will outdo regular lawns over the years. We’re proud of our people, our heritage, and our capacity to serve you.
THE LEGEND AND THE PRO
We're talking about Shaw Industries, a branch of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., and Southwest Greens International. Each of them, a leader of their own accord, combines to make an incredible team. Southwest Greens of Connecticut is a part of Shaw Industries, the world’s largest carpet producer and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., a leading Fortune 500 Company. With a multi-million dollar network of over 50 franchise branches worldwide and a profitable 20-year history, Southwest Greens is the worldwide leader and the most trusted turnkey construction company in developing and installing superior artificial grass systems backed by the largest flooring manufacturer in the world.
IT ALL BEGAN WITH GOLF
Southwest Greens began in 2003 to address the requirement for well-designed and well-executed Synthetic Turf Installation. Professional grade golf greens, tee boxes, and practice areas expanded the business and continued to gain professional endorsements from Vijay Singh, Jack Nicklaus, Annika Sörenstam, Rickie Fowler, and Hale Irwin. With 50+ franchise locations worldwide and 40,000 projects and counting, Southwest Greens continues to supply the most professional quality greens, installation expertise, and developments. Our robust reputation brought home golf amenities to the backyard with lawn and pet turf solutions. Savvy businesses have affirmed our turf and understand how it has an impact on their bottom line while staying ecologically sound.
EXPERTS IN MANUFACTURING
The Shaw Turf division holds the industry’s largest and most advanced sports science lab for product advancement and testing. The 13,000 square-foot Sports Science Laboratory consists of groundbreaking testing equipment and a full-time staff putting together and testing engineered synthetic turf solutions for lots of applications and markets.
Synthetic turf products are created and tested around athlete/surface and ball/surface interactions to guarantee the right combination of durability, safety, and performance are met. Southwest Greens also features over 18,000 square feet of on-site, outdoor field example plots, so our artificial grass is not only tested rigorously in simulations, but real-world exposure. Each blade sustains a lifelike shine without fading in the sun, ensuring that our synthetic turf products will never fade and are always well-manicured, unlike real grass. Our environmentally-friendly products look, feel, and are just as resilient as authentic grass. Plus, Southwest Greens of Connecticut's signature collection of turf are lead-free and 100 percent recyclable!
EASE OF MAINTENANCE FOR LUXURY LIVING
Save time – never throw away leftover lawn clippings again! Simply keep the artificial grass surface clean with a sweeper or leaf blower. Do it yourself or entrust it to us to regularly inspect infill levels. With over thirty heights and designs to choose from, Southwest Greens of Connecticut artificial grass solutions are intentionally constructed to simulate the actual look, feel, and performance of authentic grass. Southwest Greens of Connecticut’s products are durable, resist matting, do not fade in the sun, and are tough enough to handle heavy use. Spongy and natural yet extraordinarily durable, synthetic turf is ideal for severe climates and locations with heavy use. Always green and rich, our grass is made of a distinctive polyethylene blend of long-bladed, grass fibers constructed to last a lifetime.
The nature of our products protects against itching, sneezing, and stains connected with real grass. Our synthetic grass solutions remove the need to expose loved ones and pets to toxic chemicals required to treat natural grass. Southwest Greens of Connecticut synthetic turf can also be designed for extra-soft, fall-safe ASTM-compliant landings.
Are you a pet owner? Our turf backing system is created with urethane technology allowing superior flow-through for drainage without the mud. Smells and spots of wilted grass will be a thing of the past. Synthetic grass also keeps fleas and ticks away, supplying you with peace of mind while saving money.
THE GREEN ALTERNATIVE
Environmentally-conscious, Southwest Greens of Connecticut unique collection of products save water, remove the need for fertilizers and pesticides, and are heavy metal-free. Furthermore, it’s the only synthetic grass that uses 100 percent recyclable materials! Despite the initial cost, homeowners, business owners, and municipal managers experience long-term savings. Based on customers’ reports, most anticipate a two to five-year return on their synthetic turf investment. Installing artificial grass solutions conserve millions of gallons of water each year and lessens pollution byproducts due to mowing equipment use. Ask us how your project supports U.S. Green Building Council LEED points for environmental efficiency.
ABOUT SHAW'S GREEN EDGE
Synthetic grass fibers can be recycled and reused to generate fuel for our numerous manufacturing locations or into innovative flooring products such as carpet backing, mats, rugs, and more! You can put your faith in Southwest Greens of Connecticut for professional knowledge, and you can trust that we will be here to honor our professional obligation and product warranties that transcend industry norms.
COMMITTED TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
With a fully vertically-integrated manufacturing and supply chain for complete control of product quality from design to installation, Shaw Industries boasts the world’s biggest and most advanced sports science laboratory for product development and testing. Southwest Greens of Connecticut is supported by unlimited tufting faculty, fiber extrusion, and in-house secondary covering capabilities. Our synthetic turf systems are 100% fully recyclable. They can be reused in many ways, like a patented process used to create other flooring products.