These Colorado Firms Are 2022 ELITE Award Winners
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by Christine Menapace
1M ago
  Colorado’s landscape industry association, Associated Landscape Contractors of Colorado (ALCC), announced the recipients of its 2022 ELITE Awards. The ELITE Awards is the only program of its kind in Colorado and recognizes landscape companies and professionals who demonstrate unparalleled professionalism, excellence, management practices, sustainability, and innovation. “This has been another incredibly busy and challenging year for those who work in the landscape industry,” said ALCC Chief Executive Officer John McMahon at the November ceremony. “This year’s award winners exhibited im ..read more
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Southern Californians Urged To Reassess Winter Irrigation Needs & Non-Functional Turf
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by Christine Menapace
1M ago
Regional Drought Emergency declared. Colorado River Aqueduct CRA Aerial Preparing for a fourth consecutive dry year, last week Metropolitan Water District’s Board of Directors declared a Regional Drought Emergency for all of Southern California and called upon water agencies to immediately reduce their use of all imported water supplies. In adopting the resolution, Metropolitan’s board warned the water-saving call could become mandatory if drought conditions persist. With up to 75% of all water used in Southern California used for irrigating yards and gardens, outdoor conservation offers a ..read more
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Landscape Irrigation Tactics for Earning LEED Certification
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by Christine Menapace
1M ago
The United States Green Building Council (USGBC) has long been a compass for the sustainable design, construction, and operation of buildings. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification program is the world’s most widely used green building rating system. Since its 1993 introduction, the program has evolved with revisions to the landscape and irrigation category that provide additional point-earning opportunities. With LEED version 4.1, irrigation is specifically associated with three certification types through the Water Efficiency (WE) credit: single-family resid ..read more
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Advanced Drainage Systems Wins Project of the Year Award
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by Jessica Schwartz
2M ago
The Plastic Pipe Institute’s (PPI) Drainage Division has awarded its 2022 “Project of the Year Award” to Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) for their warehouse project in Greencastle, PA. With the goal of protecting the environment, a new facility with a 1.5 million square foot building made the decision to use five large underground stormwater storage systems. The system required watertight capabilities due to the karst topography and created the area of some 83 acres. As one of the largest sites in Franklin County, this project used over 17 miles of ADS® N-12® Dual Wall HDPE Pipe t ..read more
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SiteOne Launches Virtual University for Green Industry Professionals
Turf Magazine » Irrigation
by Jessica Schwartz
3M ago
Prepare for the 2023 season with SiteOne Landscape Supply’s one-day virtual university that covers business, irrigation, lighting, hardscaping, pest management, agronomics and golf. Registration is now open for the one day event, taking place on November 30, 2022. CEU credits are available for select courses. “SiteOne is dedicated to providing the tools and training to support professional development for green industry experts,” said Christina Moore, SiteOne senior events manager. “We’re excited to offer a one-day format this year to bring the industry together for education and networ ..read more
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Get Equipped: Irrigation And Water Management
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by Turf Editors
1y ago
Take a look at this assortment of irrigation and water management products that can add value to your professional lawn care and landscaping services. ESP-LXIVM ... The post Get Equipped: Irrigation And Water Management appeared first on Turf Magazine ..read more
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Summer Tree Watering: Measurable Tips For When & How Much
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by Pete Smith
1y ago
It’s hot and dry and you suspect your client’s trees need watering. But how do you know for sure, and how much water is needed? ... The post Summer Tree Watering: Measurable Tips For When & How Much appeared first on Turf Magazine ..read more
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Irrigation & Water Conservation
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by Russ Jundt
1y ago
COVID-19 has shifted consumer perspectives in unexpected ways. Residential clients have analyzed their outdoor living spaces and engaged in improvements. They’ve also sought ways to ... The post Irrigation & Water Conservation appeared first on Turf Magazine ..read more
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Replacing Old Irrigation Controllers? Recycle Them With Hunter Program
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by Christine Menapace
1y ago
As part of its 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report, released June 22, Hunter Industries, a global manufacturer of irrigation and landscape lighting products, reported ... The post Replacing Old Irrigation Controllers? Recycle Them With Hunter Program appeared first on Turf Magazine ..read more
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Irrigation Restrictions Coming As West Battles Historic Drought
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by Christine Menapace
1y ago
California and much of the western U.S. are entering a period of historic drought that experts say will stretch tight water supplies, increase wildfire risk, ... The post Irrigation Restrictions Coming As West Battles Historic Drought appeared first on Turf Magazine ..read more
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