Under the new regulations that took effect April 16, 2015, water-heating options for contractors of new and existing homes will vary dramatically.
The WER index will offer a rating system for water efficiency similar to the HERS Index for energy efficiency for homes.
The city of Santa Fe has a unique set of needs -- from water scarcity to a challenging geography -- which make installing cellular smart water meters attractive.
As California experiences record drought, the state enacted emergency regulations to help save billions of gallons of water.
Although our planet is covered with water, only a small percent of it can really be used safely for human consumption.
The Energy Star Home Advisor tool will recommended, customized and prioritized home-improvement projects to save energy and money.
New homes in the Puget Sound region of Washington State are eligible for rebates to meet the WaterSense New Homes Incentive Program.
Pipes seem to break at the worst possible time, when no one is home, usually during the winter when freezing temps strain plumbing systems.
As homes and appliances get smarter, consumers will still want a human touch to influence technology.
From the toilets at Sochi to former Mayor Bloomberg’s pro-plumber sentiment, it’s safe to say the year was “flush” with interesting toilet talk.
A tankless or on-demand water heater is a great way to save energy and have endless hot water, but homeowners used to have to understand how they worked.
Most people waste a lot of water in the shower and don't realize how much energy it takes to move and heat that water that goes down the drain.
Preventing plumbing problems in the kitchen during the Thanksgiving holiday is easy as pie, if cooks know the do’s and don’ts of their drains and garbage disposals.
An off-the-grid toilet system designed for developing world locations without adequate sanitation is ready for field testing, according to Kohler Co.
Jamboree Housing Corporation reports that, based on an internal review of its 2013 operating expenses, the combination of energy efficient design and advanced construction techniques used in its newer developments does, in fact, reduce utility costs.