What Are MS4s in Stormwater Management? Ultimate Guide

There are multiple discharge points for stormwater runoff across any geographic area, each of which has its own meticulous rules and regulations.…

5 Steps to Improve Quality Assurance in Construction

Establishing new rules seems counterproductive to any business venture and may be viewed as “red tape.”…

The Construction Manager’s Guide to SWPPP Inspections

Drafting a stormwater management plan requires tons of planning and investment, but many construction managers are shocked to learn how big of a commitment it really is. 

SWPPP vs. SWQMP: Meeting Different Regulations

In order to meet the standards set forth by the Clean Water Act, states, municipalities, and commercial businesses have had to adopt strategic controls to reduce the amount of pollution generated from wastewater.…

RESNET/ACCA Standard 310: What Businesses Need to Know

The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) was established in the 1990s by the energy-efficiency non-profit RESNET to help builders create energy-efficient homes.…

Using ENERGY STAR 3.1 to Obtain the 45L Builder Tax Credit

The 45L Builder Tax Credit is a federal tax incentive designed to promote the construction of energy-efficient homes.…

The Stormwater Inspection Checklist: Essentials for Compliance

Frequent stormwater inspections are critical to the federal and local compliance of your SWPPP

15 Stormwater Best Management Practices for Construction Sites

Developing a stormwater management plan is federally required to obtain an NPDES permit for water discharge at a construction site. 

20 Essential SWPPP Requirements You’ll Need to Submit

The importance of combating environmental pollution is an ongoing concern among builders in the construction industry.…

12 Tips to Build an Energy-Efficient Home

Building an energy-efficient home saves homeowners money on their monthly utility bills and increases the resale value of that home.