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August 22, 2017

7 Reasons to Install a Green Roof

Green roofs can be striking sights - futuristic, beautiful and unique. It turns out that they are also great for the environment and the buildings they cover. A green roof can conserve water, save you money and be gentler to the environment. If you’re thinking of installing a green roof, here are 7 reasons why...Read More
August 11, 2017

Don’t Forget Water In The LEED Certification Process

When it comes to America’s waste, buildings have a lot to answer for. 39% of the country’s energy consumption comes from buildings, which are also responsible for 30% of the country’s waste. Inefficient usage of materials, water and energy is bad for the environment. It’s also terrible for budgets. To combat this waste, the U.S....Read More
August 2, 2017

The EPA’s WaterSense: Why It Matters

Water is crucial for our future, and it’s a top priority for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), too. Through their WaterSense program, the EPA aims to protect the U.S. water supply through indoor and outdoor measures. It’s a voluntary program, but forward-thinking companies are moving toward meeting WaterSense specifications. In doing so, they reinforce...Read More
July 19, 2017

Just What is Evapotranspiration?

Evapotranspiration, often shortened to ET, is the process of transferring moisture from the earth into the atmosphere. Put simply, evaporation occurs when water vapor leaves the soil or a plant’s surface. Transpiration involves the passage of water through a plant, from its roots through its vascular system. The sum of evaporation and transpiration is evapotranspiration...Read More
May 25, 2017

What is Smart Irrigation?

In the United States, outdoor water use alone averages more than 9 billion gallons of water each day, mainly for landscape irrigation. As much as 50% of this water is wasted due to overwatering caused by inefficiencies in traditional irrigation methods and systems. Smart irrigation technology is the answer.

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