It Is That Easy Going Green

You may be absolutely sure that operating your business in a manner that doesn’t hurt the environment is socially responsible and ethically necessary, but are you also sure about how it will impact your bottom line? Fortunately, with today’s technology and cultural environment, ecological sustainability actually makes good business sense. For one, customers appreciate and are […]

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The 3 Top Ways Construction Can Combat Flood Damage

The 3 Top Ways Construction Can Combat Flood Damage   Natural disasters are inevitable, unpredictable, and devastating, as when a recent downpour in Rainier, Oregon, caused water levels to rise six inches, severely damaging property and affecting the town’s utilities. Weather events like these put life on hold. For the construction industry in particular, flooding washes piles […]

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Why Trucking Is a Bellwether of the Future of Sustainability

We stand at an important threshold for businesses wanting to change the world. For the very first time, the economic and environmental benefits of green energy are aligned. As the cost of renewable energy continues to plunge, it has drawn ever closer to the lower costs of coal- and gas-fueled electricity. This year, European carbon cost rose […]

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Gravel vs. Concrete Driveway – Which is Better?

For the longest time, homeowners have had few options when it comes to driveways. You’ve got your typical asphalt driveway, concrete driveways, dirt driveways, and basic gravel driveways. These driveways all have their advantages and disadvantages; homeowners have typically had to pick one and live with the results. There are new options popping up on […]

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Parking Lot Paving Costs are Outrageous

A parking lot is the workhorse of almost any commercial property. It sees more vehicle traffic, abuse, and overall use than any other part of most brick and mortar locations. There are many types of materials a parking lot might be made out of, but the most common one is asphalt and the second most […]

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Parking Lot Alternatives You’d Never Imagine

Asphalt parking lots have long been the standard for commercial businesses of all types. While they have served us better than dirt parking lots or loose gravel parking lots, they still have many faults of their own. With new advances in parking lot technology, there are many more options for business owners now when it […]

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Porous Asphalt and Concrete Pose Big Problems

Concrete and asphalt have served us well over the ages. From parking lots to walkways, driveways, sidewalks, intermediate areas, and more, both asphalt and concrete have gotten the job done when it comes to providing solid surfaces for us to walk and drive on. Water pooling and runoff have also been an issue with these […]

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The Complete Guide to Plastic Pavers

Creating an area in your business that can handle everything from a toddler’s walk to a large commercial vehicle is a daunting task. Most engineers and architects immediately turn to traditional materials, such as concrete and asphalt. But the same old paving methods are many. These materials may require regular maintenance, cause flooding, pollutant runoff, […]

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Permeable Grid Pavers vs. Pervious Concrete

Which is the Best Choice for Your Paving Project Developers, architects and civil engineers face a critical task. They need to provide enough parking and surface storage for their projects, but in an environmentally conscious way. This requires… Using paving surfaces that rainwater can infiltrate instead of running off Using environmentally friendly materials Traditional paving […]

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Who’ll Stop the Rain?

Who’ll Stop the Rain? There’s a change coming in New Orleans. A paradigm shift from the same ‘ol same ‘ol way of doing things to a better way. New Orleans is the first great American city to take this bold step towards a solution for flooding. New Orleans is below sea level. Streets, homes and […]

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Heavy-Duty Pavement: Choosing the Best Solution for High Traffic and Heavy Load Applications

Balancing project requirements and environmental concerns are becoming more important with every new project, particularly where heavy-duty pavement is required to manage high traffic and heavy loads. For modern heavy-duty pavement design and construction, TRUEGRID PRO PLUS commercial permeable pavers balance all of these factors with ease. Traditional Heavy-Duty Paving Options vs. Natural Ground Cover […]

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Pervious vs. Impervious Pavement: What’s the Difference and Which is Better?

There are two primary types of pavement: pervious and impervious. Pervious pavement is designed to let water naturally seep through it and go down into the soil beneath. Impervious pavement does not allow water to seep through it. Instead, with impervious pavement, water runs off into storm drains that are lined along the road or […]

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Road Dust Control: 6 Ways to Control Dust on Roads

Did you know that a large percentage of roads in America are unpaved? These types of roads can be found almost anywhere, but they present a unique set of challenges when it comes to maintaining them over the long term. Unpaved roads produce a lot of dust, for instance. This dust is easily blown away […]

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