Conducting an Irrigation Audit

Conducting an Irrigation Audit

System audits are an effective way to inspect and measure the performance, efficiency, and general health of an irrigation system and its components.  Results are compiled and used in combination with other observations and measurements to facilitate irrigation management.
Managing Stormwater Runoff

Managing Stormwater Runoff

Stromwater runoff is a contributor to water pollution and water waste in urban areas. There are several ways to reduce pollution and waste, however rain gardens serve as the most aesthetically pleasing solution. In a nut shell, rain water gardens should be paired with “water loving” plants to maximize the results. Water from downspouts and..
Make A Difference with Your CLIA

Make A Difference with Your CLIA

Having the ability to create efficient designs can be a selling point with many clients. Having certifications such as Certified Landscape Irrigation Auditor attached to your bio can add instant credibility with customers and employers, increase job opportunities, and demonstrate your commitment to efficient water management.
Landscape Architects Launch Climate Control Panel

Landscape Architects Launch Climate Control Panel

Original Article Found HERE.  by JENNIFER GOODMAN The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), will convene a panel of experts this week to make comprehensive public-policy recommendations for mitigating and adapting to climate change through resilient design. Composed of 11 experts from across various disciplines, the panel will make recommendations with the aim of saving lives..
ASLA Launches Guides on Home Landscape Design

ASLA Launches Guides on Home Landscape Design

Original Article Found Here.  WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is introducing a series of free online sustainable design guides that highlight cutting-edge ways for residential landscapes to support the environment—no matter the location or property size. The ASLA sustainable residential design guides center around increasing energy efficiency, improving water management, applying ecological design and using..