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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.

From the Ground Up

Best Practices in Grounds Maintenance for Parks and Golf Courses

Feature Article - November 2014

Taking proper care of grounds in parks, golf courses and similar facilities requires careful, daily attention to details. Here, we cover some of the best practices.

Green Practices in Grounds Management

Web Exclusive - November 2014

When you get everyone on board with greener practices in grounds management, you can not only save the environment, you can also save time, effort and maybe even your budget.

Lighten Up

Ball Fields, Pools Get a Boost With LEDs

Feature Article - October 2014

Lighting swimming pools and sports fields has become a lot more economical with the introduction of LEDs. In this feature, we explore some of the newer ideas in sports and pool lighting.


The Science of Selecting a Waterless Urinal

Guest Column - October 2014

Waterless urinals can have a dramatic impact on the environment, and a facility's bottom line. Learn more about how to shop for the right fit for your restrooms and patrons.

before you go…

Healthy, Fit & Green

Before You Go - September 2014

Hammel is not new to the idea of protecting the environment. The Salt Lake City native was raised against the backdrop of the majestic Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. In 1970, he joined a protest against the Kennecott Copper Mine. Their business practices during that era led to the creation of slag hills as an unhealthy by-product of rare element mining. Such unintended repercussions have driven Hammel as a businessman. When Hammel founded The Longfellow Clubs in 1980, one of the original tenets of his company was a focus on green-friendly policies. His aspiration was for his new organization to "make the world a better place where people experience love, happiness and satisfaction."