Recirculation pumps deliver hot water on demand


Recirculation pumps can slash wasted water and energy, and also deliver hot water right when home occupants want it.


Toilet washlets save water and create a better bathroom break (infographic)

Washlets reinvent the humble toilet seat as a warm water personal cleansing system.

1970s rancher undergoes high performance makeover

A dated 1970s era ranch home underwent a deep remodeling job and went on to win a top green building award and helped educate a community on green building.

Necessity, the Mother of Invention, Addresses Water Conservation

Low-flow toilets, shower heads and fixtures came in to light after the U.S. Codes and Compliances demanded them for new homes in the 90’s, addressing the realization that our water supplies had limitations.

Brick and stone deliver durability and indoor air quality for Proud Green Home of St Louis

For the family moving into the Proud Green Home of St. Louis, indoor air quality was a high priority.

Tankless water heater includes circulation pump for instant hot water

Imagine turning on a shower and getting hot water almost immediately.

On-demand recirculation pump delivers hot water instantly

A home is a collection of systems, and making the water heating system work better can save energy costs and make life more comfortable.

Proud Green Home of St. Louis uses EcoDrain for drain heat recovery (video)

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis incorporates a unique device that's designed to stop wasting energy and water.

Green home building focus turning to water conservation

As kitchen and bath trends develop, plumbing fixtures and equipment evolve to deliver style while saving water.

ACT D’MAND® Structured Plumbing® applied to Habitat for Humanity homes

For over 15 years, Habitat for Humanity Homes in Southern California has been installing the ACT D’MAND KONTROL® Systems for the efficient water conservation and energy saving measures it provides.

Production builder uses green demonstration homes for R&D

KB Homes, one of the largest homebuilders in the United States, uses its high performance demonstration homes to refine the building practices and technologies that find their way into production homes.

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5 secrets to stop washing money down the drain through your plumbing

t is up to the homeowner to keep the plumbing system healthy, but at the same time, it is a daunting task to undertake.

New water treatment system eliminates waste from replacement filters

In the pursuit of healthy water, people use 43 million plastic replacement filters in home water filtration pitchers every year.

TOTO receives first Declare label for plumbing products

As more homeowners, builders, and green building certification programs emphasize material health as well as performance, manufacturers are committing to product transparency.

Home, with some range—extending an energy-efficient hand to builders

Educating builders to understand the least obvious incentive for turning the plumbing pipes green: it’s an easy way to add value to the home.

Kohler’s water conservation efforts earn EPA WaterSense recognition

The WaterSense label helps consumers identify Kohler plumbing products that use less water but still deliver the operational superiority they expect.

The San Bernardino County Water Conference: Drought Sends Water Conservation into High D'MAND®

Answering the question, “How do we balance our development needs with our water needs?”

Time to replace your water heater? Take the quiz to find out

A new quiz from the nonprofit Propane Education & Research Council helps homeowners determine if and when it is time to pull the plug on their current water heater.

New faucet delivers filtered water faster (Video)

There's no more need for bulky water filters screwed onto the kitchen faucet.

Smart sensor spots water leaks quickly (video)

Unfortunately, all too often you discover a leaking sink, water heater or washing machine only after it's caused a lot of damage to your home.

10 ideas to make a kid-friendly bathroom

There's more to crafting a bathroom for children than just adding kids bathroom decor to a room.

California apartments falling short of water reduction targets

While residents of California apartment buildings are using less water, it's not enough to meet the required reductions.

California sustainability circles save water and energy use

Hundreds of organizations participated in a unique education and action plan program yielding an average of $316,000 in projected annual recurring cost savings.

Whirlpool, Kohler focus on water use at the ReNEWW House

The next phase for the ReNEWW House is to add net-zero water use in addition to net-zero energy use.

Mixed-use apartment complex aims for LEED Platinum

A new LEED Platinum-designed apartment building will create some of the most sustainable, livable, and innovative mixed-use buildings in the Pacific Northwest.

NAHB’s 2016 The New American Home will have whole home water filtration

The National Association of Home Builders’ The New American Home 2016 will feature a whole home water filtration system from Environmental Water Systems.

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Save natural resources and utility costs with the latest water-saving devices on the market. Low-flow toilets, faucets, showers and other green products help you reduce water usage in the home. Look here, too, for water-saving tips for the family.