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Considering Sustainable Landscape

Considering Sustainable Landscape

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.
Irrigation- Why should I care?

Irrigation- Why should I care?

Irrigation, just another project nuisance. “It’s wasteful,” some may say, or “I’m trying to help the environment.” We understand that, but what happens when your next client wants irrigation? You’ll probably go to the cheapest contractor you can find. But what if having a contractor design an irrigation system is the vary thing that causes..
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.
Irrigating Hanging Planters

Irrigating Hanging Planters

So obviously the grass needs irrigated in your design, but did you think about the baskets? WC3 Design did; we will design a drip-line irrigation system for any hanging baskets and planters! Requiring grounds workers to drag around a hose and water each basket and planter individually is tedious, ineffective and wasteful. Instead, have WC3..
Rain Water Harvesting and its Importance

Rain Water Harvesting and its Importance

The most valuable natural resource is water and most people are aware of the limited supply and importance of water especially in dry continents such as Australia or even in parts of the United States. Rainwater harvesting is a three step process involving the collection of rainwater from surfaces such as roofs, the storage of..
The Cooling Effect of Trees

The Cooling Effect of Trees

Many people live in cities and other highly populated areas. When it gets hot, the heat gets trapped causing what is called a “urban heat island.” Trees and other plants help cool the environment, making vegetation a simple and effective way to reduce urban heat islands.