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The Benefits of Permeable Paving through All the Seasons

By |2019-01-09T14:42:17+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

The Benefits of Permeable Paving through All the Seasons Permeable Paving is an “all-season” pavement alternative, providing a long lasting, durable and reliable surface often in areas where conventional solid surfaces can not be used due to soil conditions, weight bearing requirements and site access. Most of us do not put too much thought into the [...]

Let’s Start 2019 with a Fresh Outlook Regarding Climate Change & Sustainability

By |2019-01-04T14:56:15+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Ecoraster|

Let’s Start 2019 with a Fresh Outlook Regarding Climate Change & Sustainability As we head closer to the start of a new year, 2019, it is common place to reflect. Where have we been? Where are we going? The reflections are often personal. Personal goals centering around health, wellness, family and finances are common. Many of [...]

The Increasing Popularity of LID Permeable Paving in Canada

By |2018-12-03T20:36:06+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

The Increasing Popularity of LID Permeable Paving in Canada Whatever you call it, permeable, porous or pervious, paving alternatives that absorb water are becoming more popular. The exponential growth of city centers combined with changing weather patterns that are leading to more frequent, stronger rain events, has prompted an increasing focus on changing building practices to [...]

LID Permeable Paving & Storm Management

By |2018-11-28T18:38:17+00:00November 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

LID Permeable Paving & Storm Management Stormwater management is a frequent topic of conversation. Climate change, rain events that are changing in both frequency and intensity, increasing flooding that is both costly and damaging, are occurrences that can not be ignored for much longer. What is the solution? Are “blanket” stormwater management fees the way to [...]

Sustainable Paving in the Fall of 2018 | LID Permeable Paving

By |2018-11-05T16:56:48+00:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Sustainable Paving in the Fall of 2018 | LID Permeable Paving Fall is a season of change; changing schedules, changing temperatures and changing leaves. The days get shorter and we try to prepare our properties for the cold days to come. Fall is also the time of unstable weather; sunny and bright one day and rainy [...]

Benefits of Permeable Paving for Parking Lots

By |2018-10-22T17:27:53+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

Benefits of Permeable Paving for Parking Lots As a first-timer attending the CPA, Canadian Parking Association, conference this past September, the experience was both educational and impressive. Most drivers do not put much thought into the science of the “parking process”. There is, however, a multi-faceted, technologically advanced, industry behind the parking industry. It is well [...]

Climate Change and LID Permeable and Sustainable Paving

By |2018-10-05T15:46:18+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Climate Change and LID Permeable and Sustainable Paving A recent article in the Water Canada publication highlights the multi-faceted concerns surrounding the decision to include LID alternative and green infrastructure. Most people, especially those reading this blog and Water Canada’s articles, will agree that weather patterns are changing largely in part to the effects of climate [...]

Fall is Around the Corner | The Ecoraster Grid System Ensures the Outdoors Remain Accessible to All

By |2018-09-06T21:08:43+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Fall is Around the Corner | The Ecoraster Grid System Ensures the Outdoors Remain Accessible to All Fall is around the corner! The crisper temperatures and changing colors have people flocking outdoors eager to take advantage of and appreciate all the natural beauty the country has to offer. Municipalities across North America are mindful, supportive and [...]

The Ecoraster Paving System | Truly Sustainable Paving

By |2018-08-01T20:34:33+00:00August 1st, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

The Ecoraster Paving System | Truly Sustainable Paving Building designs these days are multi-facetted, focusing on factors which include eco-friendly approaches to energy, waste and water. Choosing the appropriate building materials for your project, whether residential, commercial or industrial, involves careful calculations weighing both performance and cost. The concept of sustainability which includes, amongst other things, [...]

Setting the Standards – Measuring the Performance of Plastic Permeable Pavers

By |2018-07-26T18:06:34+00:00July 26th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Setting the Standards - Measuring the Performance of Plastic Permeable Pavers When exploring differences between products there are characteristics and qualities are that readily apparent and those that are not. An educated consumer explores all aspects and, in this day, and age, there is a lot of information that is readily available. Standards are available for [...]