A Day in the Life of a Project Manager

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 21, 2010

Looking out on a parking lot that has been newly resurfaced or recently striped, you may not realize the hours of prep work that went into revamping that space.  It’s more than likely that at least a dozen people – from the early planning phases to the actual execution of the work – helped ensure…

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Awesomely Bad Pavement

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 14, 2010

Alligator cracking, sinkholes, buckled pavement – oh MY!  We’ve gathered some of the most excellent defects in parking lots we’ve seen.  Enjoy – and if you recognize any of these heinous happenings, give us a call!

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Hot Asphalt, Hot Summer!

Rose PavingRose Paving / July 07, 2010

As a kid, summer meant freedom from school and relaxing during long, hot summer days. As an adult, summer doesn’t affect much in our day-to-day routine. But, one thing remains the same—the heat! Whether you live on the East coast, West coast, or somewhere in between, you can count on summer to sizzle. This is…

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Gettin’ Schooled

Rose PavingRose Paving / June 30, 2010

School’s out for summer!  While all the kids are running around jumping in swimming pools and eating ice cream, this week we’re learning about a Chicago Public School – whose parking lot did not make the honor roll.  In fact, this doozy received a “D” grade according to our trusty S.C.A.L.E. Guide! Whoa – time…

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What you need to know before taking the LEED

Rose PavingRose Paving / June 23, 2010

Last week we introduced you to LEED® certification and discussed its impact on property managers and building owners.  To wrap up our “green” paving theme, we would like to conclude with a look at the key metrics that matter most when it comes to achieving LEED® certification. First, it’s important to understand that there are…

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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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