Have you heard of it? According to SustainableSites.org, “SITES is used by landscape architects, designers, engineers, architects, developers, policy-makers and others to align land development and management with innovative sustainable design.”
Steve Lukasik serves as WC3’s President. Steve began working summers during elementary school as a plumber’s assistant in the family plumbing & heating business where he learned the basics of hydraulics and piping.
We were asked to design an irrigation system for a customer who was redoing their entire property; including hardscape, landscaping and irrigation. The home owner had partnered with Garden Smart TV and agreed to film the installation in order to be used in the future as an educational show. We designed the irrigation plan prior..
Based on the results of the ASLA Business Survey for last quarter, it appears the industry is doing well. Firms are reporting consistent numbers from previous quarters and 60% say they plan to hire in the coming months.
With over 20 years of experience in landscape design, maintenance, and irrigation systems, Jeff Muhlbach started his career in the Green Industry with a degree in Landscape Architecture. His experience includes single family homes to multi-million-dollar commercial projects.
Properly designed, installed, maintained and managed landscape irrigation systems greatly reduce the volume of irrigation water that is wasted every year. In some water short areas, we have seen the beginnings of planned water conservation efforts. In time, these could become the basis for a coordinated national policy toward water conservation. Today many municipalities require..
It’s becoming increasingly important to take care of our planet, and businesses can help. There are ways to use resources more efficiently and cut back on energy consumption inside, of course, but one eco-friendly idea for businesses exists that you might not have considered: sustainable landscaping.