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Turning to Tech
Groveport Recreation Center in Groveport, Ohio

Facility Profile - February 2017

A new solution is enabling this recreation center to streamline its use of resources and save energy, and money.

Energy Boost

Alternative Energy Sources Help Improve Efficiency

Feature Article - March 2016

Increasing energy efficiency is consistently the No. 1 way respondents to our annual Industry Report say they are trying to reduce their operating costs. In this article, we'll look at the best ways to improve operating efficiencies by decreasing use of resources.

Eco-Friendly Swimming Pool Draining

Web Exclusive - October 2015

Before you drain a pool for the end of the season, cleaning or renovation, give some thought to the effect the water will have on the environment.

Find Green Site Furnishings

Problem Solver - August 2015

How can these products be used to encourage recycling? Many site furniture catalogs provide you with ways to promote green initiatives, particularly recycling initiatives. This can often be achieved with special lids and decals on existing litter receptacles or through recycling stations customized to accept your unique recyclables and litter.

Green Your Cleaning

Web Exclusive - July 2015

With the adoption of greener practices in recreation facilities comes the use of cleaning products that are greener and scent-free. What's more, the key ingredient in many cleaning solutions nowadays is simple: water.

Dog Parks

Near Zero-Waste Dog Park?
The Tale (Tail?) of Dog Waste Composting Programs

Guest Column - May 2015

When your site is canine-friendly, you also need strategies for dealing with the poop problem. Here, an expert in dog waste composting explores options outside of just sending the waste straight to the landfill.

Going Green

Small Steps Make a Big Difference

Feature Article - April 2015

You don't have to build a brand-new, environmentally friendly facility to shrink your negative impact on the planet's resources. There are small steps to take that can go a long way in greening up existing facilities.


Water Wise
Reduce Water Usage & Bills With Efficiency Measures

Guest Column - April 2015

Water conservation is becoming increasingly critical in various parts of the country. Here are some suggestions for finding ways to conserve in your restroom—one of the biggest wasters of water.


Green & Efficient
Adlai E. Stevenson High School Lincolnshire, Ill.

Facility Profile - April 2015

When this high school's natatorium became increasingly inefficient, a team of experts came together to create a unique air handling solution to fix the problem.

Design Corner

Perception vs. Reality
Swimming Pools & Water Conservation

Guest Column - March 2015

With water conservation increasingly a concern—especially in drought-ridden areas of the country—it is important to understand how swimming pools use water, as well as how to save water in these essential facilities.