Meet the Team – Ian

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Name: Ian Coughlan Title: Business Development Associate Role: Helping customers find opportunities for water savings! 1. How did your background lead you to Banyan Water? What drew you to the company? “Growing up, I spent [...]

Meet the Team – Kassandra

December 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Name: Kassandra Hendrix Title: Associate Role: Business Development 1. How did your background lead you to Banyan Water? What drew you to the company? “I spent a decade on Wall Street. Working with high-caliber service [...]

Why Minimizing Resource Demand is Simply Good Business Practice

November 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

For commercial real estate owners and operators, sustainability has never been more top-of- mind. From both investor and tenant perspectives, sustainability is shifting from a niche value-add to an essential requirement for any successful property. [...]

How cloud computing will change water management

November 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

What is the cloud? The cloud, or cloud computing, refers to the massive collection of computers, servers and similar equipment organized for universal accessibility. As Re/code describes, “The cloud refers to software and services that [...]

Wintertime watering: What you need to know

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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. [...]

What “Going Green” Really Means for Multifamily

October 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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, [...]

Understanding new water enforcement policies could save you jail time

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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 [...]

Why an increase in water rates isn’t the end of the world

September 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

In Banyan Water’s recent article from Environmental Leader, we explored the stress our country’s aging infrastructure is putting on homes, businesses and the future of water rates. According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, the [...]

Complicated complexes: What it takes to manage large acreage

September 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Maintenance and management of large facilities and properties like universities, hospitals, or corporate business campuses can be accurately described by the term “systems management.“ There are many systems in a facility that operate aspects of the [...]

Threatening Earth’s Livelihood: Takeaways from Harvey’s Impact

September 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Hurricane Harvey unloaded an estimated 27 trillion gallons of rain over Texas and Louisiana, making it one of the most damaging and costly natural disasters in U.S. history. Comprehending this unprecedented amount of rainfall is [...]

How To Save Your School Thousands Through Conservation Technology

August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Believe it or not, it’s back-to-school season again, also known as one of the most expensive times of year for families. Whether a family is gearing up to send their child to a primary school [...]

Diagnosing your dying plants: Symptoms you might be missing

July 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

People frequently see dying plants and look to solve the problem with more water. Unfortunately, that’s not always the right solution and sometimes can make the situation even worse. Here are four common underlying symptoms [...]

Questions to ask your landscaper

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Six questions to ask your landscaper If you’re a commercial property owner or manager, there are plenty of factors to consider when maintaining your landscape. For many, a well-maintained lawn is the ultimate balancing act. [...]

Across the plains of Texas: Water rate analysis in the Lonestar State

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Getting your feet wet: What you need to know about yearly rainfall

July 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Growing pains: Why your mowing habits matter

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Banyan Water Central 3.0: Revolutionary Water-Saving Technology for Commercial Real Estate Leaders

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Green for Green: Financing Sustainable Initiatives for Multifamily, Commercial, and University Properties

April 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Banyan Water Saves 2.3 Billion Gallons of Water, Celebrates World Water Day

March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

We Saved a Million Gallons of Water Today. What Did You do at Work?

February 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

  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 [...]

The Internet of Things: A Water-Saving Revolution?

February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

                    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 [...]

Lincoln Centre

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , |

Lincoln Centre owned by TIAA-CREF and managed by Cushman &Wakefield, is a premier commercial property located in Dallas, Texas. In 2016, Banyan Water reduced the Lincoln Centre’s outdoor water use by 9.6 million gallons, saving the property almost $40,000 in water bills.

LivCor Multi-Family Asset Management

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , |

LivCor is a real estate asset management firm formed in 2013 as a portfolio company of Blackstone. As a hands-on asset manager of multifamily properties, LivCor looks to Banyan Water to deploy smart water management solutions that increase net operating income across its portfolio of properties while maintaining its beautiful landscapes.

Riata Resort Apartment Community

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|

IMT Residential’s RIATA is the largest multifamily community in Central Texas. As one of Banyan Water’s oldest customers, it has experienced significant irrigation savings; in 2014 alone, Banyan’s smart irrigation solution saved IMT $124,000.

Cooling Tower Monitoring

January 31st, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: |

Cooling Tower Monitoring

January 31st, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: |

Be Prepared for Summer Irrigation

January 31st, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , |

Multifamily Housing

January 31st, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , |

Understanding LEED Points

January 31st, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , |

Water is a Finite Resource

January 31st, 2017|Categories: White Papers|Tags: , |

Lincoln Centre

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , |

Lincoln Centre owned by TIAA-CREF and managed by Cushman &Wakefield, is a premier commercial property located in Dallas, Texas. In 2016, Banyan Water reduced the Lincoln Centre’s outdoor water use by 9.6 million gallons, saving the property almost $40,000 in water bills.

LivCor Multi-Family Asset Management

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , |

LivCor is a real estate asset management firm formed in 2013 as a portfolio company of Blackstone. As a hands-on asset manager of multifamily properties, LivCor looks to Banyan Water to deploy smart water management solutions that increase net operating income across its portfolio of properties while maintaining its beautiful landscapes.

Riata Resort Apartment Community

February 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|

IMT Residential’s RIATA is the largest multifamily community in Central Texas. As one of Banyan Water’s oldest customers, it has experienced significant irrigation savings; in 2014 alone, Banyan’s smart irrigation solution saved IMT $124,000.

Meet the Team – Ian

By | December 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Name: Ian Coughlan Title: Business Development Associate Role: Helping customers find opportunities for water savings! 1. How did your background lead you to Banyan Water? What drew you to the company? “Growing up, I spent [...]

Meet the Team – Kassandra

By | December 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Name: Kassandra Hendrix Title: Associate Role: Business Development 1. How did your background lead you to Banyan Water? What drew you to the company? “I spent a decade on Wall Street. Working with high-caliber service [...]

Why Minimizing Resource Demand is Simply Good Business Practice

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

For commercial real estate owners and operators, sustainability has never been more top-of- mind. From both investor and tenant perspectives, sustainability is shifting from a niche value-add to an essential requirement for any successful property. [...]

How cloud computing will change water management

By | November 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

What is the cloud? The cloud, or cloud computing, refers to the massive collection of computers, servers and similar equipment organized for universal accessibility. As Re/code describes, “The cloud refers to software and services that [...]

Wintertime watering: What you need to know

By | October 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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. [...]

What “Going Green” Really Means for Multifamily

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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, [...]

Understanding new water enforcement policies could save you jail time

By | October 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

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 [...]

Why an increase in water rates isn’t the end of the world

By | September 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

In Banyan Water’s recent article from Environmental Leader, we explored the stress our country’s aging infrastructure is putting on homes, businesses and the future of water rates. According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, the [...]

Complicated complexes: What it takes to manage large acreage

By | September 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Maintenance and management of large facilities and properties like universities, hospitals, or corporate business campuses can be accurately described by the term “systems management.“ There are many systems in a facility that operate aspects of the [...]

Threatening Earth’s Livelihood: Takeaways from Harvey’s Impact

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Hurricane Harvey unloaded an estimated 27 trillion gallons of rain over Texas and Louisiana, making it one of the most damaging and costly natural disasters in U.S. history. Comprehending this unprecedented amount of rainfall is [...]

How To Save Your School Thousands Through Conservation Technology

By | August 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Believe it or not, it’s back-to-school season again, also known as one of the most expensive times of year for families. Whether a family is gearing up to send their child to a primary school [...]

Diagnosing your dying plants: Symptoms you might be missing

By | July 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

People frequently see dying plants and look to solve the problem with more water. Unfortunately, that’s not always the right solution and sometimes can make the situation even worse. Here are four common underlying symptoms [...]

Questions to ask your landscaper

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

Six questions to ask your landscaper If you’re a commercial property owner or manager, there are plenty of factors to consider when maintaining your landscape. For many, a well-maintained lawn is the ultimate balancing act. [...]

Across the plains of Texas: Water rate analysis in the Lonestar State

By | July 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Getting your feet wet: What you need to know about yearly rainfall

By | July 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

Growing pains: Why your mowing habits matter

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Banyan Water Central 3.0: Revolutionary Water-Saving Technology for Commercial Real Estate Leaders

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Green for Green: Financing Sustainable Initiatives for Multifamily, Commercial, and University Properties

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

Banyan Water Saves 2.3 Billion Gallons of Water, Celebrates World Water Day

By | March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

We Saved a Million Gallons of Water Today. What Did You do at Work?

By | February 26th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

  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 [...]

The Internet of Things: A Water-Saving Revolution?

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

                    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 [...]

Reading Your Water Usage Meter

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

  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 [...]

Understanding Water Budgets

By | December 6th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

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. 

Free Money to Save Water in Austin, Texas

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: Blog, event|Tags: , |

Austin Water is offering rebates to customers who take steps to conserve water. Learn about how Austin Water is helping customers to save water and save money.

Helping Higher Ed Save Water at the AASHE Conference

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog, event|Tags: , , |

Going to AASHE 2016 & wondering what to do? So were we. Here are our tips for tours, crabs and keynotes.