LEED the Way

Rose PavingRose Paving / June 16, 2010

No, it’s not a typo…  Now there is a new way to take the LEED and promote a cleaner, healthier environment.   As a property manager or building owner, we know you have heard a lot about “going green.”  But, how does this movement affect you, your tenants, and your organization as a whole?  Believe it…

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Case Study: U.S. Cellular Field Lot L

Rose PavingRose Paving / June 09, 2010

To continue with our “green” paving theme, we would like to share a video case study of a very important project for Rose Paving Co. This project occurred at the height of the “green” movement in Chicago, and in response to the new Stormwater Management Ordinance put into effect in January 2008.  To comply with…

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5 Reasons to Utilize Green Paving Solutions

Rose PavingRose Paving / June 02, 2010

1) Save Energy Solar reflective coatings are just one example of how Green Paving Solutions help save energy.  Solar reflective coatings are designed for heat reduction of parking surfaces.  The product is formulated with infrared reflective pigments to reduce solar absorption, increase reflectance and, ultimately, reduce cooling costs. Additionally, the use of warm-mix asphalt versus…

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Green Paving Overview

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 26, 2010

Are you overwhelmed with all the ways to “Go Green?”  From energy efficient light bulbs and solar panels to reusable shopping bags, there are so many products we can buy or practices we can implement to improve our environment, both in our personal and professional lives.  Not many think of it, but one easy way…

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9 Steps to a Better Parking Lot

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 19, 2010

With warm weather rolling in, people across the country are saying “goodbye” to memories of winter.  Even with typical fluctuations in temperature common to the season, people are opening their windows and swimming pools, hanging up their coats, and hitting the gym to get that beach-ready bod. You may be wondering what you can do…

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The Benefits of Sealcoating

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 12, 2010

Sealcoating is one of the most important elements of a pavement management plan. A sealcoat consists of either coal tar pitch or asphalt cement mixed with inert fillers, water, emulsifying agents, or additives. Applied in thin coats, pavement sealing is used to protect off-highway pavement surfaces against gasoline, oil, salt, water, and ultraviolet rays. When…

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A Make-over in May

Rose PavingRose Paving / May 05, 2010

As much as we’re cautioned to ‘never judge a book by its cover,’ first impressions count and they usually start on the surface.  This same truth applies to your property.  How can you attract more business to your door?  Start with the first area encountered by your visitors—the parking lot. Is your parking lot in…

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4 S.T.E.P.s – ‘P’ is for Post-Job Inspection

Rose PavingRose Paving / April 28, 2010

This week’s post will address the fourth and final step in the four-step program to successful parking lot management. The final step of the project should include a Post-Job Inspection.  During this time, all of the work is thoroughly reviewed by the project manager.  Signage, barricades, and any remaining equipment and debris are removed from…

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4 S.T.E.P.s – ‘E’ is for Execution

Rose PavingRose Paving / April 21, 2010

This week’s post will address the third step in the four-step program to successful parking lot management; please check back next week for the fourth and final step. After timetable, the third step is Execution. It is extremely helpful to have on-site project management once work commences.  The same project manager who facilitated the setup,…

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4 S.T.E.P.s – ‘T’ is for Timetable

Rose PavingRose Paving / April 14, 2010

This week’s post will address the second step in the four-step program to successful parking lot management; please check back next week for the third step. After set-up, the second step is Timetable.  A seasoned project manager will be able to schedule pavement maintenance during whatever days of the week are preferred for the client….

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