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The new projects join 23 others across the country that have achieved certification since June 2010 as SITES pilot projects. These diverse projects represent landscapes of various sizes, locations, types, and costs.
Vetting landscape service providers ensures they add value to site maintenance plans. From the April 2013 issue.
A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under scrutiny.
The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical devices.
Businesses should continue to be vigilant about keeping flying, biting insects at bay, even as the warm summer days draw to an end.
According to the original image, this is “Viagra’s head office in Toronto, Canada. Seriously, it is!” At least according to the meme. Alas, this is not true. So where is this place and is the shrubbery placement significant? Turns out, the “unfortunate topiary” may indeed be fitting.
How do facility management professionals address specific landscaping issues that deal with ponds and marshes?
The saplings first took root on the site of what will become the new Mercy Hospital Joplin, and they’ll be returning there when the building is complete. While they’re just one small part of Mercy’s landscape design plan, they’re a very significant piece of it.
AASHE, a three year partner of the Arbor Day Foundation, is encouraging its member campuses to plant trees this spring.