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Controlling Building Heating and Cooling Costs Through Landscaping

Posted by E-Landscape on Nov 29, 2012 10:19:29 AM

Tree plantings at The Milennium at Metropolitan Park

Tree planting has proven to be one of the most cost effective methods of controlling the cooling and heating costs of buildings. The use of trees in landscaping allows for the creation of an energy saving environment, both inside and outside a building. Trees therefore advance many benefits. They allow the creation of a beautiful and cleaner environment outside, as well as a more comfortable one inside.

Benefits of Tree Planting

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Topics: tree planting, commercial building energy savings, Blog

3 Tips to Hide Unsightly Features in Your Commercial Landscape

Posted by E-Landscape on Jun 25, 2012 6:07:28 PM

A Greenscreen with growing vines

Many of the most beautiful commercial properties have an unsightly feature that needs masking or hiding. Sometimes it is an air conditioning unit or other utility installation, or it may be a windowless wall. Regardless of the feature, there are a number of ways that clever commercial landscaping strategies can help to hide it from view.

GreenScreens

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Topics: tree planting, trellis, E-Landscape, commercial landscape, softscaping, Blog, greenscreen

New Landscaping for Hemingways Restaurant

Posted by E-Landscape on May 15, 2012 9:12:45 AM

E-Landscape was proud to be selected to install the new landscape for the recently renovated Hemingways Restaurant on Kent Island, Maryland. Long known as a destination for great crabcakes and stunning sunsets, Hemingways is famous for its location at the foot of the Bay Bridge overlooking Maryland's Chesepeake Bay. When the 20 year old restaurant was sold in 2010, the new owners decided to embark upon an ambitious $4 million renovation of the property. The new Hemingways opened in May of 2011.

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Topics: irrigation, tree planting, commercial landscaping, sod installation, rain garden, hardscape installation, Hemingways Restaurant, E-Landscape, stormwater retention, softscaping, chesapeake bay, Blog, paver pathways

Disease Resistant Elms for Fort Belvoir Business Center

Posted by E-Landscape on Jan 3, 2012 8:15:07 AM

This winter, one of the projects we've been busy working on involves tree planting over at the new Fort Belvoir Business Center. Although the scope is simple - tree planting and the installation of an irrigation system - it touches on a subject (the prevention of Dutch Elm Disease) close to our hearts as landscape contractors.

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Topics: irrigation, Maryland, tree planting, commercial landscaping, Ft Belvoir, business center, American Elm, elm bark beetles, landscape contractor, E-Landscape Specialty Solutions, Colorado State University, Dutch Elm Disease, Princeton cultivar, Fort Belvoir, National Elm Trial, Blog

A "Healing Garden" for the National Naval Medical Center

Posted by E-Landscape on Sep 21, 2011 9:31:31 AM

Working with Prospect Waterproofing, E-Landscape recently completed work on the installation of a new healing garden on the rooftop of the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The Garden, part of an upgrade to an existing terrace space at the Center, is designed to give patients at the National Naval Medical Center a serene space to relax during their rehabilitation.

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Pervious Paver Installation at the Vida Senior Residences

Posted by E-Landscape on Sep 19, 2011 8:38:38 AM

Last Friday marked the completion of our work on the Vida Senior Residences at Brightwood on Missouri Avenue in Washington, DC. Located in a neighborhood with green areas and significant historic sites, the Vida Senior Residences are affordable (50% Area Median Income) independent-living senior (55+) apartments. The five level building features 36 new, fully-furnished, multifamily units designed with seniors in mind. A rooftop terrace will house Vida's community garden, and a private shuttle will assist residents with their transportation needs.

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It's Tree Planting Time

Posted by E-Landscape on Mar 18, 2011 7:13:01 PM

Spring has arrived and for the crews at E-Landscape, that means it's tree planting time. Earlier today, our team worked on the installation of a 6' Caliper Japanese Maple at the American Trucking Association Offices in Southeast Washington, DC. A tree that large requires quite a bit of heavy lifting!

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Topics: American Trucking Association, tree planting, commercial, Washington DC, commercial landscape installation, landscape architecture, E-Landscape, commercial landscape, Japanese Maple, Blog, landscape architect, landscaping, commercial landscape design

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