CASE STUDIES

Heat pump systems

The high cost for non-renewable energy sources, such as oil and natural gas, continues to rise each year. As this is top of mind for most consumers, an increasing number are looking for alternative heating systems that maximize energy output while reducing the amount of energy required for operation.
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CASE STUDIES

A behind the scenes look at building Calgary’s Prairie Winds Park splash pad

The making of a great aquatic splash pad starts well before the concrete is poured and spray features are installed. A thoughtful planning process is the first step to achieving an extraordinary play space. This is illustrated in the new splash pad at Prairie Winds Park in Calgary, Alta., which has now become a popular recreational destination for local families seeking refreshing summer fun.
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EXPERT ADVICE

Best practices to keep power equipment operating efficiently

Landscape professionals and pool builders alike know how important it is to maintain the engines that power their equipment throughout the season. Proper engine maintenance can enhance the power and performance of the equipment, while providing better fuel efficiency and less downtime. To keep mowers, sod cutters, dethatchers, and...
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EXPERT ADVICE

Investing time in social media

At a recent home improvement economic summit, a home improvement dealer asked me an interesting question: “When should I hire a full-time person to handle my social media?” A year ago, no one would have even thought of social media as needing a dedicated worker, but...+ Read More
EXPERT ADVICE

Investing time in social media

At a recent home improvement economic summit, a home improvement dealer asked me an interesting question: “When should I hire a full-time person to handle my social media?” A year ago, no one would have even thought of social media as needing a dedicated worker, but...
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