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Don’t Build a Commercial Parking Lot Without Considering These 5 Things

Commercial businesses need efficient parking lots. They provide a place for people to park, but they also help add to the look of professionalism to a building and serve as a pathway for stormwater to runoff to somewhere safe like a sewer or detention pond. Many business owners will use asphalt if they’re planning to […]

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Asphalt is Out – Commercial Paving Alternatives for Your Business

The days of automatically paving your commercial parking lots with asphalt are coming to an end. For smart business owners who want to maximize the value of their investments and minimize long-term expenditures wherever possible, asphalt is now in many cases not the best choice.  For a multitude of reasons- cost, maintenance, land use, flood […]

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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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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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How to Update Your Stormwater Management Tactics

How to Update Your Stormwater Management Tactics The biggest problem posed by new construction is a little ironic. New developments and urban sprawl continue at a record pace, but the problem isn’t that cities are changing — it’s that they are changing in the same old ways. No matter how innovative our new buildings are, […]

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A SMALL ACTION for BIG CHANGE   Every little bit helps.  And you are in control. When you put that plastic jug or shampoo bottle into your green recycling container, that’s the first step to reducing plastic waste in the oceans and landfills.  But your impact doesn’t have to end there. The world needs products […]

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How to Rethink Our Outdated Stormwater Management Solutions

The flooding that hit Houston in August 2017 is a prime example of what used to be a once-in-a-lifetime weather event, causing catastrophic devastation to communities. Yet it had been only two years since Houston’s last major flood.

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Harvey and a year of action.

A year ago, on August 25, 2017 Hurricane Harvey hit.  Over a 50,000 square mile area, Harvey dropped upwards of 16.6 trillion gallons of water which could supply the entire US water needs for 280 days and fill Lake Conroe 116 times, according to HCFCD reports. One day rainfall amounts up to 25 inches and […]

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St. Arnoldville Beer Garden & Restaurant is now open!

St. Arnoldville Beer Garden & Restaurant is now open! Five years ago, the first TRUEGRID permeable paver lot was installed at the St. Arnold Brewery in Houston. Six months later a second lot was added. And last month, a new 40,000 TRUEGRID lot opened with the new internationally celebrated beer garden and restaurant. St. Arnold chose […]

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3 Ways Your Money Pit Detention Pond can be a Money Maker!

Detention ponds are expensive. They are expensive to build, expensive to maintain and eat valuable real estate. These ponds can be drowning hazards and when not properly maintained, as is more often the case than not, can be breeding grounds for mosquitoes and toxic bacteria. But not having detention is not an option. Not having […]

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