Wintertime watering: What you need to know

Winter is nigh upon us, and with it comes the inevitable failure of homeowners, landscapers and commercial property owners to remember to readjust their watering schedules for grass, plants, shrubs and other outdoor landscape pieces. Let this post, then, serve as a warning—nay, a heed—to landscapers the world over. Now is the time to shave [...]

By | October 31st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What “Going Green” Really Means for Multifamily

The real estate community and corporate America view sustainability as an important social and economic objective with broad implications. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, 40 percent of U.S. energy consumption comes from buildings, with multifamily units accounting for 15 percent of total usage. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that utilities amount to [...]

By | October 24th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Understanding new water enforcement policies could save you jail time

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) implemented a strong enforcement of water policies in early 2017. The long-time regulation states that any water coming from a designated irrigation meter or system cannot be used for any purpose that could come in contact with humans. This includes filling swimming pools, fountains, dog washes, car washes [...]

By | October 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments