Sustainable Landscaping Products: Benefits To The Economy and Environment
The business of landscaping industry focuses on the enhancement of the outdoor environment. Enhancement of properties involves three essential procedures. These include visualizing the aesthetic transformation of the property, integrating the functional aspect of the project, and ultimately, providing comfortable surroundings for people amidst the hustle and bustle of the daily life.
Modern-Day Landscaping Challenges
Implementing these three procedural steps is easy, especially when the budget is sufficient and the landscape architect or designer is adept at what he does. What’s challenging about this task is whether the people (owners of the property, architects, engineers, general contractors and suppliers) involved in such project would commit to their responsibility to the environment. After all, most of the environmental issues the world is facing today are caused by people’s negligence to act as stewards of nature.
Qualities Of Sustainable Landscaping Products
Jonite aspires to make a difference in the building industry, however. It shows its commitment to sustainable design through its deliberate effort to provide ecological, economical, functional and creative landscaping features. Sustainable design is an approach that aims to maximize the quality of the built environment and at the same time eliminate or, if not, at least minimize the negative impact of man-made activities on the natural environment.
Jonite meets the standards of sustainable design through its innovative material (reconstituted stones) for creating outdoor construction products, such as floor traps and grates. Reconstituted stones are composed of recycled materials, yet they are durable. The application of a breakthrough technology helps reinforce the strength of reconstituted stones to ensure product resilience.
Advantages Of Customizable Landscaping Products
Consequently, Jonite has gained another benefit from reinforcing its reconstituted stones: more creative carvings are made on the surface of the reconstituted stone due to its acquired durability. This material could also be transformed into products that resemble the colors of natural stones, yet they are affordable. Providing customizable landscaping products also prevent critics from labeling once again (as they had during the seventies) the green architecture as an eyesore or a fad at its worst.
It’s important to take note though that sustainable design is not a fad. Rather, it’s a philosophy that can be applied to any building type at any scale.
Why Choose Jonite?
We create architectural gratings which are crafted from 95% natural aggregates and advanced hybrid polymers. Our architectural grates offer a finishing that is both natural to feel and luxurious. These extraordinary characteristics of our grating products help our grates to prevent corrosion and rust - Our Jonite range of grating products are developed to endure a life time for either outdoor and indoor usage.
Jonite's grates are also "theft resistant" as compared to common cast iron and steel grates which are prone to theft as a result of the increasing scrap value. Our hardscape grates do not offer any value for scrap thanks to their high stone material integrity compared to typical steel and cast iron drain covers.
The natural matte and rough exterior enable maximum slip resistance which is evaluated by international classifications. Safety of our products is of great importance to us - and our clients who are in the hospitals and schools segment. A lot more than just engineers, our team at Jonite are craftsmen and designers, our vision to assist our customers develop what they can envision. In fact, our approach is this - If you can visualize it - we can make it. The design opportunities with our architectural grates are infinite. Our grates come in a large range of standard colours and more specialised colours are attainable with infinite colour customisation which enables our architectural products to be customised to any hue or shade our clients require.
Our one-of-a-kind stone products have very high mechanical properties including low heat absorption, low water absorption, high impact strength, high compressive strength and high flexural strength. We investigate all details that provide our products premium quality and longevity. We achieve this by reinforcing our stone grates with specially treated steel frames - in fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is originated by Jonite over the past 2 decades. Our range of architectural grates is compliant to international load standards.
These unique attributes of our grating products make it possible for our grates to avoid corrosion and rust - Our Jonite collection of grating products are made to last a lifetime for both indoor and outdoor use. Jonite's grates are also "theft resistant" compared to traditional cast iron and steel grates which are susceptible to theft due to the rising scrap value.
We attain this by reinforcing our stone grates with specially treated steel frames - in fact, the term "Reinforced Stone" is created by Jonite over the past 2 decades.
Jonite's Collection of Grating Products
Channel/ Trench Drain Grates
Our channel drain grates (trench drain grates) have redefined the notion of gratings in the architectural industry. With Jonite, architects and designers can now feature unlimited design features into landscape design with our drainage gratings. Channel drain cover is used commonly in the United Kingdom and in the United States, channel drain grating is commonly known or referred to as "trench grilles", "trench drainage grate", "trench drain cover", "trench grate", "trench grating" and "trench cover"
Creative Grates (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A vast range of designs for architects to select from. Custom design solutions available.
Floor Traps (Floor Grates)
The world's first stone homogenous floor drain cover was developed by Jonite. We strive to design floor drain covers that match any type of floorings. Large range of colours readily available for every floor types.
Swimming Pool Grates
A lot more than just a facility, swimming pools are a part of any beautiful landscape, Jonite designs and completes your ideal swimming pool with our natural looking swimming pool grates. Low water absorption and superb slip resistance.
Outdoor Street Furniture
Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. we make every effort to offer a new idea of street furniture by challenging the perception of traditional massive and heavy stone furniture. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, ergonomic and versatile in design.
Sump Grates/ Storm Drain Covers
Our Jonite Sump Covers provide functionality, style, and security and are crafted to be utilized on point drainage systems, intermediaries of long open-channel drainage. Our Sump covers come in a Wide range of standard sizes.
Toilet Grates (shower/ bathroom floor drain gratings).
Redefining how public lavatories are seen, our variety of toilet gratings (shower/ bathroom grates) come along with natural stone textures and contemporary designs. Toilet landscape design revolutionized by our ideas.
With our wide variety of tree gratings that are readily available in a large collection of sizes, designs, and shapes, our tree grates integrate readily into any metropolitan landscape. With Jonite tree grates, you can readily emboss a corporate insignia or municipal logo right onto the tree grates in your setting, giving an exclusive image to the location.
USA Decorative Grates
All our Jonite USA decorative grates (trench gratings) have adjoining patterns crafted to perfectly connect to the adjacent grate. Most trench grates are also created to conform with ADA (Americans with Disability Act) standards.
Our unique material combined with our originality makes it possible for enable us maximum design flexibility to design beautiful architectural ventilation grilles horizontally or vertically.
Jonite Gratings Design Customisation
We can customise and create any grating products to your landscaping needs. The flexibility of customization in our special material allows our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors. Find out more about our custom design services.
Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 types - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide selection of designs for architects to choose from. We aim to design floor drain covers that fit into any type of floorings. Made and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.
Jonite Gratings Design Customisation
We can customise and create any grating products to your landscaping demands. The flexibility of customisation in our unique material enables our products to be used in any environment, indoor and outdoors.
Creative Gratings (Drain Covers)
Our Creative grates come in 4 categories - Pattern, Nature, Modern and Avant-Garde Collections. A wide variety of designs for architects to pick from. We aim to design floor drain covers that fits into any type of floorings. Created and designed for nature parks and open spaces. Our Banco series of street furniture is contemporary, versatile and ergonomic in design.