As energy efficiency continues to improve, water conservation is becoming the next frontier in residential building.
For builders who want to get the most out of a plumbing system, the choice of piping material has a long-term impact on the project.
The relationship between water usage and energy usage has been understood for about the past 10 years, but homebuilders are still struggling with techniques to reduce water use.
Low-flow toilets and other technology innovations can help save water in every home, and each step can make a difference.
Clean water is more in demand than ever, and fortunately there are some easy-to-use technologies that make managing water easier.
Storm water management gets easier with a new alternative to permeable concrete solutions.
As the shortage of clean water continues, the drive to be able to reuse water is leading to innovations in the market.
While net zero energy for homes has been growing in popularity, net zero water use is the next frontier for high performance homes.
With more than 50,000 installations in over 60 countries, Bio-Microbics knows a few things about managing wastewater.
Unfortunately, the cost of electricity can be a factor in whether people have access to clean water. One company is making it more affordable to treat water around the globe.
For residential and commercial building projects looking to save water, a wastewater treatment system delivers water clean enough to be discharged into waterways or used for other purposes.
When hot water goes down the drain, the invisible cost of heating the water uses more water than the wasted water.
Re-using greywater is the next frontier in battling drought and rising utility costs, and new technology makes it easier to adapt new or existing homes to use less water.
At Greenbuild 2013, Bio-Microbics CEO Bob Rebori talks about the the importance of simple, affordable waste water treatment and water recycling for green buildings.
Learn how you can conserve water and save money with each flush by using Fluidmaster Duo Flush™
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