Clean air efforts are being made across the world. Toxic factories close, people restricted from using cars and entire cities become engulfed in smog. No one has developed a complete solution, although this new effort rises above the rest, literally.
A National Association of Landscape Professionals speaks to how our landscapes give us environmental, economic, security, and health benefits. We take many benefits for granted, but miss them if removed from us. Landscape’s benefits are present at our homes and our workplaces.
The biggest savings eliminator by far is the poorly designed, poorly installed, inefficient irrigation system itself. Irrigation, like any other mechanical system, is complex. There are many moving parts which vary in quality by manufacturer and each must be properly installed and maintained.
It’s at the next stage of the process where fees can grow large: Construction Administration. In order for a consultant to adequately oversee installation and ensure that the finished product reflects the design intent, multiple visits to the site are generally necessary.
What is the cost of irrigation design using an Irrigation Consultant? The short answer is, it depends. I know, I know; that isn’t very helpful. So, let’s look at not only the cost and benefits of hiring an Irrigation Consultant but also the less obvious hidden costs and pitfalls that come with the design build option.
Because of the growth of communities, storm water management is becoming ever more difficult. Older drainage systems can no longer support and treat the large amount of water coming from the now large area.