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.
A new digitally controlled lawn irrigation system adapted ink-jet printing technology to apply the right amount of water in the right places to reduce water use by up to 50 percent.
A new industrial-strength laundry device cleans better than detergent and eliminates potentially irritating chemicals. Michael Munsterman, president of Wash It, was looking for a better way to do laundry and found that commercial ozone machines were able to remove infectious...
For the first time, water treatment devices have been certified for effectiveness in reducing trace levels of contaminants in drinking water.
New standards for water heaters will force changes on homeowners, builders and plumbing contractors while saving tons of carbon dioxide emissions and energy at the same time.
The development of the Proud Green Home of St. Louis highlights just how far green building science has advanced.
If you're experiencing water heater problems, it can be hard to know whether to repair or replace a system that's not performing well. Water heater service can be notoriously tricky for home owners because there is a lack of knowledge...