This section contains informative briefs on environmental issues and related solutions at the scale of the yard and site. The focus at this scale is on storm water management control options during and after construction. There is also an emphasis on landscaping. Pages linked below define, recommend, and offer notes on use for options covered. Individual pages also link the reader to other resources and tools within this site and on the web. When applicable, the information presented includes comparative analysis of first cost, operating costs, and environmental implications, including resource consumption and health implications for builders and owners.