NHLA Honors Medrano

Miami, Fla.–The National Hispanic Landscape Alliance (NHLA), congratulates founding member and immediate past president, Jesus ‘Chuy’ Medrano, on his being named the Rocky Mountain Regional Turfgrass Association (RMRTA) 2013 Distinguished Service Award recipient in recognition of his dedication to the landscaping industry and utmost professional integrity. Medrano was honored not only for his success as the founder and owner of Co-Cal Landscaping in Denver, Colorado, but also for his enthusiastic and dedicated commitment to the professional advancement of Hispanics in the landscape industry, regionally … Continue reading

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GMB Hires Director

Holland, Mich. – GMB Architecture + Engineering Inc. (GMBae), based in Holland, Mich., announced today that it has hired Michael J. Lubbers as director of its Grand Rapids office, located  at 2025 East Beltline SE. Lubbers, a native of Michigan, returns from Chicago where he was a leading visionary and designer at Wight & Company, one of the nation’s top-ranked design firms. In addition to the investment in its Grand Rapids office, GMBae also announced that it will open an … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Adds To Team

[Baltimore, MD]–Last week, Baltimore-based landscape architecture firm Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA) added a new employee to its team and celebrated a new certification for an existing staff member. FTLA hired certified professional services marketer Sara Goins to serve as the firm’s marketing coordinator while firm associate and registered landscape architect Jeffery Stump received his LEED Green Associate certification. New Hire In her new role, Goins will work directly with the FTLA management team to support business development and marketing … Continue reading

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Floura Teeter Gets Water Works Flowing

Baltimore, MD – Under the guidance of Floura Teeter Landscape Architects (FTLA), 12 year-old Rachel Pontious, other members of the Environmental Club and seventh grade students at Roland Park Elementary Middle School (RPEMS) spent the week of September 30 transforming an existing garden at the school into a series of rain gardens. Part of the second annual Green Apple Day of Service initiative sponsored by the United States Green Building Council, the Water Works project at RPEMS was designed to … Continue reading

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Netafim To Introduce Octave Water Meter

Fresno, Calif–Octave, a technically-advanced ultrasonic water meter that utilizes double-beam sensors to monitor flow, will be introduced by Netafim USA at the Irrigation Assn Show in November. Octave offers a new level of accuracy to measuring flow data because the water flow path is unrestricted; there are no moving parts or impeller, which typically propel a meter’s register. With no wear-prone parts, Octave’s ultrasonic technology reduces maintenance and improves long-term reliability. The meter’s measurement method is based on dual-beam sensors … Continue reading

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