Design Solutions

  • Designing the Pavement System

    We can provide guidance to design a pavement system with the proper base, paver style, and laying pattern to handle the specific needs of each project in relation to soil type, local regulations, and more.

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  • Commercial Hardscape Maintenance

    Maintenance is a critical part of your investment in commercial hardscape design. This article provides tips to address some of the top maintenance concerns.

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  • Commercial Hardscape Drainage Control

    Planning for proper drainage control is critical for any commercial landscape project. This article provides you with tips and resources for drainage best practices.

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  • Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers

    Belgard’s Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) system is fundamentally a large-scale detention reservoir with a drivable surface course.

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  • Pattern Versatility

    We can help you utilize various hardscape patterns to achieve a variety of design goals, including intricate designs and integrating corporate logos directly into a paved area.

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  • Concrete & Asphalt Overlay

    When applicable, we can help you determine the best overlay option based on traffic and usage needs, thereby avoiding the costly removal of existing pavement.

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  • Handles H-20/HS-20 Loading

    With our guidance, design pavement or wall sections that will not only meet H-20/HS-20 loading requirements, but exceed them by providing as much as 40 times the required strength.

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  • Ensuring Compliance & Public Safety

    We can help you choose the right products to meet the accessible design needs for both slip resistance and detectable warning surfaces.

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  • Lower Capital & Maintenance Cost

    Learn how to reduce both capital and maintenance cost, from patterns that are compatible with machine installation to planning for underground utilities access.

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  • Improved Life Cycle

    We can develop a Life Cycle Costing Analysis to determine the lifespan and ongoing maintenance cost for various pavement system options to help you design the best system for your needs.

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  • Preserving Our Drinking Water Supply

    When utilizing hardscapes to recharge the local groundwater, we’ll help you optimize the design based on local soil conditions, the slope of the terrain, and storage requirements.

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  • Controlling Runoff Volumes

    By using a variety of strategies, we can help you design a system to mimic, if not improve upon, a site’s predevelopment hydrology.

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  • Controlling Peak Discharge Rates

    Depending on the local terrain, we can show you a variety of options to control discharge rates during extreme storm events to avoid overburdening downstream waterways.

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  • Preventing Downstream Impacts

    We can help develop a plan to minimize the thermal impact of a commercial development on receiving waters and aquatic life.

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  • Stormwater Quality

    We can help you create the best design to stabilize slopes, minimize erosion, and significantly reduce pollutants that affect stormwater runoff quality.

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  • Site Stormwater Management

    We can show you ways to address a number of site stormwater management issues including handling roof water, managing flat sites, providing geo-reinforced slopes for retention ponds, or even eliminating retention ponds altogether.

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  • Stormwater Harvesting

    Our team can help you design the best PICP system to store stormwater underground, regulate the water volume, and even treat water for a variety of reuse purposes.

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  • Urban Environment

    Learn how to reduce the use of deicing agents, reduce the urban heat island effect, and increase the health and lifespan of urban vegetation.

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  • Meeting Impervious Cover Requirements

    When local regulations limit the amount of impervious cover that can exist on a site, we can help design a PICP system that will optimize land use and maximize a site’s potential income.

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  • Optimizing Land Use

    The experts at Belgard can help you look at a variety of options to optimize your site with PICPs and retaining walls and maximize your site’s profit potential.

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  • Lower Infrastructure Costs

    Total infrastructure costs can be lower using PICP than with conventional roads and stormwater systems. We can help with an infrastructure analysis to determine the best system for your project.

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  • Grey v/s Green Infrastructure Costs

    We can help you determine whether your project will benefit more by upgrading the grey infrastructure or by reducing stormwater runoff with a PICP system.

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  • Defining Outdoor Space

    Whether dividing a space into specific outdoor rooms or guiding foot traffic, the Belgard team can help you creatively make the most of an outdoor space.

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  • Increase Usable Space

    Whether the goal is to increase the usable land in a high-sloped terrain, or increase a building’s footprint amidst regulations, the Belgard team can help you develop a design strategy to optimize your site.

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  • How SRW Improves Outdoor Space

    Belgard can help you develop a wall configuration to stabilize soil, define various outdoor areas, increase the useable land for development, and improve the safety of your site.

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