Entries by jeng

The 3 Types of Closed Loop Geothermal Energy Systems

At Applied Resource Management, we’re big fans of geothermal energy. What’s not to like? Compared to air source heat pumps, geothermal is efficient, easier to maintain, and less expensive in the long run, to name just a few benefits. By now, you’re probably sold on geothermal. “Sign me up!” you say. Before you can contact […]

How to Save Money with an Irrigation Well

If you’re looking for ways to save money on the high cost of city water, an irrigation well could be the answer. Below are three different situations in which an irrigation well is the smartest choice for your home and your wallet. Savings for Beachside Communities In southeastern North Carolina, many people enjoy beautiful houses […]

Sampling an Underground Storage Tank: What You Need to Know

If you own a property with an underground storage tank, then you’re probably familiar with testing and assessing the health and reliability of your tank. While most people know this is a process that has to be completed, that tends to be where their knowledge ends—they don’t always understand the nuts and bolts. Today, we’re […]

5 Ways to Protect Wetlands on Your Property

At Applied Resource Management, one of our areas of expertise is wetlands delineation. This is process during which we determine whether and where wetlands are located on a property and, if the answer is “yes,” make recommendations about how to continue with your project in a safe and environmentally responsible way. (Curious about what wetlands […]

Underground Storage Tanks: Before and After a Flood

Underground storage tanks can pose a grave risk to the soil and groundwater of a property. When they fall into disrepair, they can be considered an environmental liability, especially if they’ve been used to store gasoline, diesel fuel kerosene, or heating oil. Rusted or leaky underground storage tanks as well as abandoned or undocumented tanks […]

How to Seal an Unused Well

When it comes to well drilling, Applied Resource Management offers both commercial and residential services, which includes many different things, depending on the client’s needs. One of our services is helping our clients deal with wells they no longer want or need. If you no longer need your well, it’s not as simple as walking […]

Case Study: A Geothermal Energy Bill 

If you’re an energy-conscious homeowner, you’re probably at least interested in geothermal energy. That’s because a groundwater geothermal system uses the constant temperature of the ground to heat and cool the home. It’s good for the environment and cheaper in the long run, making it an excellent choice for many families and homes. We know […]

Brownfields: What You Need to Know

A dilapidated dry cleaning facility that shut its doors a decade ago. An abandoned gas station on the side of the highway. A vacant lot that’s been used as a dumping ground for the last five years. Not only are these types of properties eyesores, they also post an environmental threat to the land they […]

Environmental Assessment Reports: What to Expect 

When it comes to construction and development, it’s important to ensure your project is done in a safe and responsible way, which includes the effects your project might have on the environment. It’s the reason an Environmental Assessment Report is legally required before your project begins, and why conducting these reports is one of Applied […]

Before You Build: The Importance of a Site & Soil Evaluation

Whether you’re a commercial developer looking to expand your business or an individual hoping to build your dream house, one thing is certain: you’re going to need a site & soil evaluation before you build. While most people have heard of site & soil evaluations, many don’t know what they are or why they’re important. […]