Green Paving Overview

AvatarTeri Kasprzak / May 26, 2010   |   Education

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 to protect and preserve our environment for future generations is to take care of our pavement.

Permeable Paver Parking Lot: University Park, IL
Permeable Paver Lot

There are many alternative paving procedures that can also greatly reduce energy, waste, and pollution.  And, the timing couldn’t be better.  There are products that can help reduce carbon footprint, mitigate storm-water management issues, and solve solar reflectivity concerns.  These alternatives may also qualify for various LEED® credits, depending on the project.  Ultimately, by utilizing paving practices and materials that conserve resources, facilities can help ensure future growth and development in a cleaner, healthier environment.  Below is a link to valuable resources covering sustainable paving solutions:

Eco-friendly parking lot maintenance

We’d love to help you transform your parking lot into an ecological and financially sustainable site; please contact us to learn more or ask your question here!