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Improve Pump Room Efficiency

Problem Solver - August 2014

Many aquatic facilities looking to lower their operational costs find that energy usage is a good place to start. Greening the pump room helps lower the utility bills associated with running a swimming pool.

Find an Efficient Building Solution

Problem Solver - August 2014

Cost and time constraints can create problems when constructing recreation, sports and fitness facilities. Finding the right building solution can reduce your costs and improve your timeline, and also can ensure your facility is energy-efficient.

Add Sustainable Restroom Facilities

Problem Solver - August 2014

Many parks, camps and other outdoor facilities are looking for ways to boost comfort for visitors with sustainable solutions. Sustainable amenities like restroom structures create less pollution and can save resources.

Shrink the Power Bill

Pacific Park Pool in Glendale, Calif.

Web Exclusive - July 2014

One of the most common ways facilities can reduce their operating expenditures is by improving energy efficiency. Smart investments and strategies will help reduce the cost of powering your facility.

Beautiful Views

The Power of Daylighting

Web Exclusive - April 2014

Sure, providing plenty of natural light can help you save on energy costs, but did you know it also can improve performance and productivity, as well as health?

Aquatics

Improve Efficiency, Save Money

Guest Column - February 2014

Going green has gone beyond a simple environmentally friendly maneuver as facilities realize the many financial benefits of conserving energy, water and other resources.

Improve Pool Efficiency

Problem Solver - August 2013

The variable frequency drive allows the system to ramp up to full speed during the day as your pool reaches peak bather loads. Then at night, it triggers an automatic valve that allows the water to filter down to where the water is treated.

Something for Everyone

Harold Alfond Forum at the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine

Facility Profile - July 2013

A simple solution provides something for everyone on campus.

Set Your Sights on Sites

Exploring a New Golden Age in Landscape Architecture

Supplement Feature - April 2013

If you were to ask landscape architects when the "golden age" of their profession was, many of them would answer that it transpired in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This was a time when cities across Europe and North America—assisted by period of relative peace and prosperity—sought to create huge, planned green spaces that would provide better quality of life for residents and attract tourists.

Locker Rooms & Restrooms

Greening Locker Rooms & Restrooms
Sustainable Design Evolves, Locking in Style & Savings

Guest Column - February 2013

When you make smart choices in materials for your lockers and restroom amenities, you can not only ensure your facility is more environmentally friendly, but you also boost the durability and usability fo your facilities.