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  1. 2. Our Services <ul><li>“ At Del Conte’s Landscaping, we consider our strength of diversity </li></ul><ul><li>to be our most valuable asset.” </li></ul><ul><li>Here, “full-service” is not just a buzzword but a promise! </li></ul><ul><li>We have the resources and the know-how to handle all of your landscaping needs: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape Management </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Design/Construction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Irrigation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enhancements </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>For our clients, this means both superior service and unbeatable efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Our firm is large enough to deliver and more importantly stand behind any size project, yet locally owned and small enough to care about every project our name is on. </li></ul><ul><li>The Del Conte Service Philosophy: every client relationship can and should be long-term. </li></ul><ul><li>Your business is a privilege to have, and we’d like to keep it. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Why Del Conte’s Landscaping? <ul><li>Full-service company </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape management, design, construction and irrigation </li></ul><ul><li>Award-winning Service </li></ul><ul><li>Quality-assurance Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to Environmentally-friendly Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Certified Green Business in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. </li></ul><ul><li>Superior Irrigation and Water Management Systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Organic recycling of green waste materials. </li></ul><ul><li>Diamond Certified </li></ul><ul><li>Rated as a Top 100 company in national magazine “Landscape Management” </li></ul><ul><li>Exceptional Safety Record </li></ul><ul><li>Overall Professionalism </li></ul><ul><li>Educated Staff and Crew </li></ul>
  3. 4. Degreed and Certified Personnel <ul><li>Our large and diverse staff hold a number of degrees, certifications and licenses among them, including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Landscape Technician </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified Pesticide Applicator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Landscape Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Backflow Repair Certification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rain Bird Certification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. Landscape Contracting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Landscape Irrigation Auditing Certificate (Cal Poly) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. in Horticulture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Masters in Landscape Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Maxicomm Water Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Maxicomm Installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Backflow Assembly Tester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Rainmaster Installation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Water Auditor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certified Water Budgeter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B.S. in Biology/Entomology </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Image Conscious Equipment is clean and well-maintained to be consistent with the property’s aesthetics. Both your image and ours are highly regarded at Del Conte’s. Crews are required to wear uniforms with the Del Conte logo Our employees are professional in appearance and behavior.
  5. 6. Professionalism <ul><li>More than 30 years of award-winning experience. </li></ul><ul><li>Strong emphasis on education and training: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Del Conte’s actively recruits horticulture graduates from across the United States by actively participating in university and industry-sponsored career fairs. The primary contact for each property will have a college degree from a leading university. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each Tuesday, all crews receive either a safety or a technique training session. Regular training on timely landscaping concerns range from pruning trees and shrubs to proper grass-mowing heights. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing education is strongly encouraged for all staff and crew. Financial assistance is provided. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our Workers Compensation Mod Rate is .78 . Del Conte’s is an insured, safe, well-trained company. </li></ul><ul><li>Technician on-call 24/7. </li></ul><ul><li>Member of ECHO, ACLA, CLCA and NCTLC (Northern California Turf and Landscape Council). </li></ul>Del Conte’s crews receiving bi-weekly training sessions Names on the vehicles promotes pride of ownership
  6. 7. Adoption of Certified “Green Business” Practices <ul><li>We recognize our commitment to sustaining our Earth’s resources by reducing pollution and waste while increasing operational efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>We were the FIRST and largest landscaper to be certified in Contra Costa and Alameda counties. </li></ul><ul><li>Del Conte has also been the Recipients EVERY year since 2002 for Water Conservation Business of the Year awarded from the Alameda County Water District. </li></ul>
  7. 8. Quality Standards in Maintenance Del Conte’s Scheduled Landscape Annual Program (S.L.A.P) is a proactive month by month schedule that meets and addresses seasonal landscape needs. S.L.A.P. Sample
  8. 9. What to expect Del Conte’s is known for communication and professionalism. Our Account Managers are very proactive and will alert the Association Manager to potential site issues and repair needs, and will supply enhancement ideas and bids regularly for your consideration. <ul><li>Initial Site inspection </li></ul><ul><li>Plants will be maintained to prevent insects and disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Regular application of fungicide, herbicide and fertilizers. </li></ul><ul><li>Weeds will be pulled and/or sprayed. </li></ul><ul><li>Trees under 15ft and shrubs/bushes will be kept trimmed and pruned. </li></ul><ul><li>Irrigation equipment will be tested and adjusted regularly to achieve optimal efficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Debris and trash will be removed on service days. </li></ul><ul><li>All hardscape in service areas is blown to remove clippings, leaves, and debris. </li></ul><ul><li>Removal of debris in bedding areas completed on rotational basis every month. </li></ul><ul><li>Color spot maintenance. </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly account and work order reports are provided to document activities, </li></ul><ul><li>repairs, and replacements. Availability of Account Managers, or other DCL </li></ul><ul><li>personnel, to attend Board meetings, as requested. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Initial Site Inspection - Landscaping An initial site inspection will be completed for all the landscaped areas. The resulting report provides photographic documentation of the landscaped areas, as well as identifying any problem areas. It is an excellent reference for viewing and budgeting future enhancement and repair proposals. <ul><li>The Report will include: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Areas that need immediate attention </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Areas of opportunities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended courses of action </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 11. Initial Site Inspection - Irrigation The Del Conte Irrigation team will perform an in-depth inspection of the water systems to ensure proper operation and watering levels. In a multiple-section report, problem areas will be identified and recommendations made. Our Irrigation technicians are highly trained to specialize in all critical aspects of landscape management. The Irrigation department has nine service vans, all of which are professionally equipped with parts and diagnostic equipment to solve virtually any challenge they may come across. Our Irrigation team is second to none in providing dependable professional solutions in the area of irrigation repair and management. Section A: Immediately urgent concerns and solutions. Section B: System reliability solutions. Section C : Turf coverage deficiencies and solutions. Section D: Shrub coverage deficiencies and solutions. Section E: Additional recommended upgrades. Section F: Summary of tasks, site data, and system condition. Problem areas are identified and recommendations are made. Adjustments made as a result of this report typically result in lower water bills.
  11. 12. Irrigation <ul><li>Routine Services... </li></ul><ul><li>Plugs are installed on each timer within the first </li></ul><ul><li>week of the contracted work at no cost to the client. </li></ul><ul><li>Technicians carry remote controls with </li></ul><ul><li>quick-connect plugs for easy hookup to each timer. </li></ul><ul><li>System checks are performed quarterly on every </li></ul><ul><li>water zone of each property. </li></ul><ul><li>The result is increased efficiency in water </li></ul><ul><li>consumption. </li></ul><ul><li>Our Irrigation processes support our </li></ul><ul><li>resource-conserving commitment and are well- </li></ul><ul><li>recognized in the community and industry. </li></ul>“ Top 75 Irrigation Contractor Nationwide” by Irrigation and Business Technology Magazine. Recipient of “2008 Water Conservation Business of the Year” Award by Alameda County Water District.
  12. 13. Irrigation Cost Savings Del Conte’s proactive Irrigation Management and expertise is a way for the property to not only help reduce water use, but to SAVE $$$!!! In a case study seen below for a property we took over in Alameda, Del Conte’s was able to save the H.O.A. over $5,000 in their yearly water costs. Not only does this cost savings benefit the H.O.A. and it residents, it also benefits the environment by lowering water consumption. Account started April 1999 40% Lower Water Bills in 2001! 1,870,748 Gallons ($5,036) Saved! H.O.A. Spends $7,570 for Irrigation Upgrades > H.O.A. Saves $5,036 First Year & Improves Aesthetics. Hardware Upgrade Cost $19,048 but EBMUD paid $11,478.
  13. 14. It’s all in the Teamwork! Del Conte’s is proud of our commitment to quality and the teamwork environment we have fostered within our company; this sense of teamwork also extends to our clients. Let’s work together to make your community landscape as beautiful and well-managed as possible. DCL is committed to fostering a dynamic company culture that provides opportunities for learning and personal growth. We are working together to make DCL the “people” company of the future! Visit us on the web!
  14. 15. THANK YOU! Del Conte’s would welcome the opportunity to become the Landscape service provider for your wonderful community. We are a proactive company that will manage your landscape rather than maintain it! Jason Langer Business Development Del Conte’s Landscaping Inc. (510) 353-6030