Beautiful Architectural USA Decorative Grates

Sewage from our homes and businesses gets in the sewage system through a series of underground pipelines. Sewage created by businesses are considered trade waste which is usually more polluted than residential waste and requires special treatment.

Sewage waste eventually reaches bigger pipelines which transport the waste to treatment plants. The sewage pipes and drains pipes are normally slopping downward– gathering nature’s gravity to send out sewage to treatment plants where pumps are used to bring the waste to ground level for treatment.

At the treatment plants, sewage is processed prior to being resupplied as recycled water or being discharged to seas and rivers. This network of drains and pipelines are constantly working to supply our modern-day settlements with clean water and to effectively process sewage waste– a tradition that Man has actually been practicing for thousands of years without which modern-day civilization can never be realised.

As quickly as sanitized water is utilized, it ends up being wastewater, waste drainage has to be processed and dealt with once again– this non stop process enlivens our cities and the sewage system plays an essential function in our capability to build terrific cities supporting countless city dwellers.

Jonite Beautiful Architectural USA Decorative Grates

Jonite is proud to be part of this process that facilitates the development of great cities and beautiful landscapes. Our Jonite USA decorative grates come in a variety of modern, ornate or nature-inspired designs which are mostly ADA compliant

All of our Jonite USA decorative trench grates (drain covers) have adjoining patterns designed to seamlessly connect to the adjacent grate. Our trench grates are also designed to comply with ADA (Amercians with Disability Act) standards.

As a responsible corporate stakeholder who firmly believes in a green environment, Jonite is Green Label certified by the Singapore Environment Council and the Building and Construction Authority of Singapore’s Green Mark scheme.

Through the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building certification programme, the U.S. Green Building Council is transforming the built environment. As a member of the USGBC and with the usage of recycled content, Jonite products contribute toward satisfying MR Credit 4: Recycled Content under LEED®. The LEED® Green Building Rating System is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green building in the U.S.A.

Green Architecture

Green architecture, philosophy of architecture that advocates sustainable energy sources, the preservation of energy, the reuse and safety of building materials, and the siting of a building with consideration of its effect on the environment.

In the early 21st century the building of shelter (in all its kinds) consumed more than half of the world’s resources– translating into 16 percent of the Earth’s freshwater resources, 30– 40 percent of all energy supplies, and 50 percent by weight of all the raw materials withdrawn from Earth’s surface. The architecture was likewise responsible for 40– 50 percent of waste deposits in garbage dumps and 20– 30 percent of greenhouse gas emissions.

Numerous architect designers after the post-World War II building boom were content to erect emblematic civic and corporate icons that celebrated profligate consumption and omnivorous globalization. At the turn of the 21st century, however, a building’s ecological friendliness– as seen in the way it was designed and how it ran– ended up being an essential consider how it was evaluated.

By the mid-1980s and continuing through the ’90s, the variety of ecological advocacy societies significantly expanded; groups such as Greenpeace, Environmental Action, the Sierra Club, Friends of the Earth, and the Nature Conservancy all experienced blossoming memberships. For architects and home builders a significant turning point was the solution in 1994 of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards, established and administered by the U.S. Green Building Council. These standards provided measurable requirements for the design and building of ecologically responsible structures.