Rain Check Contractor Resources
The following documents are for Rain Check contractors, but interested homeowners may also find them useful. They provide the guidelines and specifications for each Rain Check tool, in addition to other reference and programmatic documents.
Rain Check Consultation Forms
These documents should be used by assessors and installation contractors during their site visits. The consultation templates are designed for each tool. They should be coupled with photographs of the site on the photo form and a simple site sketch. The full house assessment form is for an assessment of the feasibility of all stormwater tools.
Guidelines for Pavement Disconnection
(illustrates the requirements that must be met for depaving, permeable paving and rain gardens to use Rain Check funding)
Wet Basement Guidelines
(provides background information about moisture infiltration in basements and guidelines for installing stormwater management tools when moisture is present)
Rain Check Installation Guidelines
These documents provide guidelines for every type of Rain Check installation. Rain Check contractors should be thoroughly familiar with these guidelines prior to starting installations.
Permeable Paver Guidelines
Permeable Paver Installation Guide
Permeable Paver Patio Elevation
Permeable Paver Patio Cross Section
Permeable Paver Driveway Elevation
Permeable Paver Driveway Cross Section
Batten Bar Standard Detail
Standard Materials for Permeable Paver Installations
Rain Barrel Guidelines
Rain Barrel Installation Guide
New Contractor Documents
Interested in becoming a Rain Check contractor? Please contact Jacob Feinberg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-922-7400 x103 to let him know you are interested. All Rain Check contractors must fill out an application and carry sufficient insurance coverage.
Rain Check Fact Sheet
Stormwater Tool Information Sheets
Plants for Rain Gardens & Downspout Planters
Sustainable Business Network Local Landscaping Supplier and Disposal Guide
Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Resources for Permeable Installations
Philadelphia Water Landscape Manual for Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Philadelphia Water Planting Manual for Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Rutgers Rain Garden Manual for New Jersey
For questions about the installation specifications and procedures, Rain Check contractors should contact Zach Popkin at RainCheck@pennhort.org or 215-988-8849.
For questions about Rain Check contractor policies, procedures, or training, contact Jacob Feinberg at email@example.com or 215-922-7400 x103. Contractors who are interested in becoming a Rain Check installer should also contact Jacob.