University Of Pennsylvania’s “Green” Work of Art

Sep 13

University Of Pennsylvania’s “Green” Work of Art

The University of Pennsylvania has been both resourceful and innovative in the creation of sustainable “green” projects. Within the last decade, collaborators formed an outstretched area of land intended for use by the Penn community, named Shoemaker Green. This 2.75-acre park on the campus, resembles a large bathtub in design and is multi-faceted in...

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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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Philadelphia’s Pilot Project for Infrastructure Proposals

Jun 24

Philadelphia’s Pilot Project for Infrastructure Proposals

The City of Philadelphia is asking for assistance from the community on new and innovative ways to reduce the cost of the city’s green stormwater infrastructure program, beginning with more effective analysis of underground conditions and utility locations. To protect Philadelphia’s waterways, the city is financing a green stormwater infrastructure program. In...

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Drexel University Leads Intriguing Rainwater Study

Mar 11

Drexel University Leads Intriguing Rainwater Study

The process of collecting and using roof runoff, which is also referred to as rainwater harvesting, has been a noteworthy topic among urban planners and water managers over the last couple decades.  A study, conducted by Drexel University’s environmental engineers, indicates that if homeowners had a way to collect and store the rain falling on their roofs, they...

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Philadelphia’s Sewage Geothermal Energy Initiation

Jan 15

Philadelphia’s Sewage Geothermal Energy Initiation

The Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) developed a Utility-Wide Strategic Energy Plan, establishing energy conservation and generation objectives for the City.  The Sewage Geothermal is operating at the Southeast Water Pollution Control Plant. Geothermal energy is a form of renewable energy derived from heat deep in the earth’s crust. Geothermal Energy has been...

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