Preserve the Environment and the Pipelines in your Arizona Home

Storm water pollution is a continuing problem for the environment, nationwide and in many cities throughout Arizona. Low amounts of precipitation result in a higher concentration of pollutants during each rain event as compared to cities in less arid regions.  There are a few good rules of thumb when it comes to the environment and the quest against stormwater pollutants. One is to use rock, filter cloth or other material over storm drain inlets. Doing so can be helpful in filtering

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Sustainable and Cool: University of Arizona’s Impressive Infrastructure

The earliest sustainable structures in Arizona were built by the Native Americans. The adobe-style buildings kept the insides of buildings cool in the summers. The natives also dug canal systems to irrigate the land, bringing water to their communities. In Arizona, building materials such as adobe and copper are commonly used. Prior to swamp coolers and air conditioning, the climate was the most difficult challenge to desert design. After air conditioning became mainstream in the state, the battle to keep energy

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Phoenix, How’s Your Septic Tank?

After the installation of your septic tank, it most likely stays out of your mind, rarely to be seen or thought of. Understandably so, but there are a few things you can do to extend the lifespan of your septic system. It’s important to know where it is, how many gallons the tank holds and when the last time it was pumped. If you have the original plans, permits, and maintenance records, this will be helpful should a problem arise.

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