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Why Permeable Paving Will Become the Norm within the Building Industry

Why Permeable Paving Will Become the Norm within the Building Industry Permeable paving alternatives are not just a passing fad but rather a trend which will become the norm within the building industry. Times, they are a changing. Weather patterns are changing and can not be ignored for any longer. Extreme rain/precipitation events are becoming stronger and more frequent. They [...]

By |April 8th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|0 Comments

Changes in Building Design

Changes in Building Design The way we build is changing quickly and dramatically. Yes, there is still conventional building; single family, low rise and high rise, but even within “conventional” building, materials, design and best practice is changing to focus on sustainability, eco-friendly alternatives, and reducing energy, waste and water. We are moving towards using different energy sources, automation, smart [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|0 Comments

Adding Green to the City Landscape

Adding Green to the City Landscape I have recently had the opportunity to travel more than usual and I am acutely aware of differences amongst major cities especially in regard to sustainability and green space. It is obvious that growth within large cities is challenging when physical space is limited and at a premium. Buildings are higher and closer to [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ecoraster for Equine Applications

Ecoraster for Equine Applications Do you have puddles in your paddocks? Are you scared of “boot sucking” mud? Are your horses losing their shoes? Mud is an ongoing problem especially in the Spring. The harsh, snowy winter that is soon ending, one can only hope, has brought with it the strong possibility for a very muddy Spring and that is [...]

By |March 8th, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|0 Comments

One of the Hottest Topics Trending in 2019 | Stormwater Management

One of the Hottest Topics Trending in 2019 | Stormwater Management January passed like a flash. Although February is historically the harshest month in regards to weather, it is also the shortest and the promise of Spring is really just around the corner. This Spring there will be two noticeably “hot” topics; plastic recycling and stormwater management. These topics have [...]

By |February 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stormwater Management Approaches are Evolving Dramatically in the U.S. & Canada

Stormwater Management Approaches are Evolving Dramatically in the U.S. & Canada As this insightful article from January 8th, 2019 states, stormwater management approaches in the US (and Canada as well) are “evolving dramatically”. Let’s take a moment to explore the use of the word “evolving”. Evolving carries with it the connotation of growth from one point to another, not just [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Benefits of Ecoraster|0 Comments