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Sustainable Paving in the Fall of 2018 | LID Permeable Paving

By | 2018-11-05T16:56:48+00:00 November 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 September 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 July 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 [...]

Ecoraster – A tool to help you Install Interlocking Paving Stones

By | 2018-07-26T16:25:55+00:00 July 26th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Ecoraster - A tool to help you Install Interlocking Paving Stones Interlocking permeable paving stones are often used within landscaping designs for driveways, walkways, patios and more. They are a popular surfacing product for residential, commercial and industrial applications. The permeable aspect of the unit interlocking pavers is very important as, due to the effects of [...]

The Benefits of Ecoraster’s Permeable Paving System in the Summer

By | 2018-07-18T14:19:00+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|

The Benefits of Ecoraster’s Permeable Paving System in the Summer The warm, long, sunny days of summer are welcomed after the long winter. Summer is a time to dream. Many of us have teenaged memories of lying on grassy hills, watching the clouds and talking about our aspirations, the future and life. The topic of the [...]

Does Punishment or Reward Work Best? | Sustainable Building Alternatives for Stormwater Runoff

By | 2018-06-18T20:58:59+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: Ecoraster|

Does Punishment or Reward Work Best? | Sustainable Building Alternatives for Stormwater Runoff  Does punishment or reward work best? The importance of reducing runoff by managing more stormwater on site is now widely accepted. Climate change, which is adversely affecting weather patterns, and is leading to rain falls that are both increasing in severity and increasing [...]

Gravel Stabilization & Sustainable Paving

By | 2018-06-13T14:45:24+00:00 June 13th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Gravel Stabilization & Sustainable Paving   Gravel is a readily available and versatile building material. It is often used for surface type applications due to the fact that it is usually readily available and affordable. Gravel surfaces are permeable and allow the rainwater to enter the ground where it lands, recharging the aquifers and benefiting the [...]