To say Texas is large would be an understatement. It is, after all, nearly 800 miles wide and home to four USDA climate zones with vast differences in rainfall, temperature, humidity and elevation. The Gulf Coast experiences a coastal climate, whereas inland it’s more continental, drier and more elevated in the west and and wetter [...]
What is the rainiest city in the United States? If you thought Seattle, guess again! Mobile, Alabama, surprisingly tops the list with 59 rainy days and a whopping 67 inches of average annual rainfall. In comparison, Las Vegas is the driest with only six rainy days and five inches of rain per year on average. [...]
As the weekend rolls around, the hum of lawn mowers will fill the neighborhood, and property owners across the country will be participating in one of the most common landscaping practices, cutting grass shorter and shorter. Whether you’re using a small, push rotary cutter on a small landscape, or a large riding mower to manage [...]
Today, the Banyan Water team is proud to announce the release of Banyan Water CentralTM 3.0. This release features a suite of data-driven tools and services that empower commercial users to conserve water, reduce costs and increase asset value. “We’ve saved billions of gallons of water to date with our Banyan Water Central (BWC) solutions [...]
Green for Green: Financing Sustainable Initiatives for Multifamily, Commercial, and University Properties
Across the country, facility managers and investors are looking for ways to promote sustainable business models. Some groups focus on environmental projects because they are striving to be good stewards of the environment, and others recognize that by reducing water and energy bills they can significantly increase net operating income. Improving a property's energy or [...]
Banyan Water's water-savings wall in our Austin headquarters. Today is World Water Day, a day when we consider the importance of water, especially clean, potable water in our lives. In celebration of World Water Day, Banyan Water is proud to announce that, through the use of innovative technology and data, Banyan Water has successfully [...]
Ever wondered what it’s like to work at a software startup with an environmental twist? It’s pretty great, actually (thanks for asking!). Here are the top five things that Banyan Water team members love about our jobs: #5)Ideas are welcome here! We’re a startup. That means that things change a lot, and we’re always [...]
Much is made in the media of the rise of the Internet of Things. This phrase refers to the many physical devices around us that are now connected to the internet such as a Nest thermostat or a Fitbit wrist band. The wave of internet-connected [...]
If you’ve recently taken an interest in monitoring and reducing your water use, you may have taken a look around your property to find your water meter and attempted to read it. While not a complex task, reading a water meter is generally not intuitive and it’s helpful to get a quick primer on [...]
In an effort to curb water use, many utilities, especially in California and Colorado, have been creating “water budgets” for businesses and residents.
Learn how water budgets are set and some of the best ways to stay within your budget.