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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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How can you eliminate your detention pond and save money?

All commercial sites need to consider stormwater management when being designed and developed. The traditional way to design for stormwater management is take a big chunk of land on a new site and use it to build a detention pond. The pond is designed to have capacity to detain the runoff from the entire piece […]

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The best way to a headache-free gravel lot

Are you over maintaining an existing gravel lot?   Are you over maintaining an existing gravel lot?  Tired of the mud when it rains or dust when it’s dry?  Sick of the constant maintenance and cost of bringing in more aggregate to fill potholes and ruts? …not to mention the wear n’ tear these issues […]

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DECK™ Intro at Medical Products Manufacturer

The TRUEGRID DECK™, the latest patent pending addition to the TRUEGRID PRO PLUS system, made its debut recently in a 64,000 sf employee parking lot for a medical products manufacturer. 1200 sf of DECK was installed for handicap parking spaces attached to the gravel filled PRO PLUS lot. Industrial Strength DECK has a permeable, gravel free […]

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7 Ways Permeable Pavers Can Save You Money

7 Ways Permeable Pavers Can Save You Money TRUEGRID Permeable Pavers not only combat flooding but, by replacing your detention pond, can also be a great way to save money. Permeable paving is a key tool of Low Impact Development design and is encouraged by cities coast-to-coast. Here’s a few ways to save with TRUEGRID. […]

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How can you eliminate your detention pond?

Let’s keep the detention but get rid of the pond. Storm water detention is an absolute must. As development and construction spreads, nature is bound and gagged by the spread of impervious surfaces – buildings and the ubiquitous excess of concrete and asphalt. The natural process of storm water infiltrating naturally unrestricted into soils and […]

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North Houston Bike Park parking lots completed

North Houston Bike Park parking lots completed, park set to open in early 2018 TRUEGRID helps future site of the 2020 UCI BMX World Championships save a million dollars by eliminating detention pond In October 2016, Union Cyclist International (UCI) announced that Houston would host the 2020 UCI BMX World Championships—the world’s largest BMX racing […]

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How Permeable Pavements Help to Prevent Urban Flooding

Written by Emily Matlovich of Design Ideas for the Built World In recent years there has been an increase in flash floods occurring in urban environments. According to The United States Geological Survey (USGS), the floods are caused by changes in land use associated with urban development.  Some of these changes include the removal of land masses […]

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Detention and Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is not yet over and stormwater detention is top priority for most rebuilding communities. Billions of dollars of damage have been caused by flooding across our nation with the deadly combination of extreme rain events and too much concrete. Detention ponds cannot keep up with the combination of the rain deluge, overflowing bayous […]

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