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What green stormwater control means to your company’s wallet

February 8, 2010 by Tom Guay

Who’ll be a winner or loser as cities crack down on business and industrial stormwater releases? Hint: Think green.

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Green bricks made with composite recycled materials

December 30, 2009 by Tom Guay

The common brick is now part of the green revolution? Why not?

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If you pave paradise and put up a parking lot, is runoff a problem?

November 5, 2009 by Tom Guay

Upgrading your company’s parking lot can now be done in an eco-friendly way that could help smooth zoning restrictions popping up these days to control stormwater runoff.

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Small business, small changes, big bottom-line benefits

October 28, 2009 by Tom Guay


Can your company “go green” if there’s no way to revamp your products to make them eco-friendly? You betcha!

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Green buildings, products get big new customer: Uncle Sam

October 23, 2009 by Tom Guay

Companies offering products and services that go into green buildings and green offices are the big winners of the federal government’s latest sustainability push.

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First green buildings, now green leases?

August 19, 2009 by Tom Guay


Get ready for green lease negotiations, whether you’re the commercial tenant or building owner.

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Green roof reward: Stormwater variance

July 22, 2009 by Tom Guay

Ever feel constrained by local stormwater restrictions limiting your company’s expansion plans? Well, investing in novel stormwater control strategies — a green roof for example — may lead to critical zoning variances.

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Before you buy — is there a greener product available?

June 3, 2009 by Tom Guay

business-deals Going green is a gradual process. It often involves waiting until existing materials wear out and then replacing them with eco-friendly variations. Latest: your company’s parking lot.

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Green asphalt starts winning converts

June 1, 2009 by Tom Guay

Seems there’s a green angle to almost any product, even your basic road building material, asphalt.

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School kids have efficiency lesson for companies

May 13, 2009 by Tom Guay

Looking for energy efficiency projects that will cut your utility expenses? Perhaps it’s time to go to school — an elementary school — to see how a green roof trims operating costs.

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