Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water

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Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water

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The California Single-Family Home Water Use Efficiency Study

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March 01, 2013

This article deals with a simple subject: how water is used in single-family homes in California. This topic has important consequences for the future of the state of California. The state’s official goal ... [continue reading]

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Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water

Author: Alan Meier
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August 29, 2012

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Gray is the New Green

Author: Peter Byrne
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July 01, 2011

Projections say that by 2015, 36 U.S. states will have some degree of water shortage. Graywater can be reused as a solution to this pending problem. [continue reading]

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Did Cash for Appliances Work?

Author: Scott Case
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March 01, 2011

It’s a huge success? It hasn’t gone anywhere? Actually, it’s a little of both. Fifty states and six territories have launched Cash for Appliances programs since late last year. ... [continue reading]

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Monitoring Results for the Factor 9 Home

Author: Rob Dumont
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September 03, 2010

Canadian building scientists and a family of four set out to build a home that uses nine times less energy than the average - and half the water. [continue reading]

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Looking for a Comfortable Low-Flow Shower Experience

Author: Gary Klein
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May 06, 2009

 Q. John Koeller notes how the plumbing industry has taken advantage of the lack of any prohibition against multiple head and body spray luxury shower installations resulting in many very high flow installations (“... [continue reading]

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Danger in the Shower: 2008 Forum Looks at Hot Water

Author: John Koeller
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January 02, 2009

On average, water heating accounts for 15% of residential energy consumption. In the past few years, there has been an explosion of interest in meeting domestic hot water needs more efficiently. New hot-water-generating technologies, structured plumbing ... [continue reading]

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Mining Platinum in Arizona

Author: Don Joslin
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September 07, 2008

Platinum certification is the highest green-rating achievable in the LEED for Homes program. This means a net zero energy, net zero carbon and net zero water home that is comfortable, healthy, beautiful, and sustainable. [continue reading]

Babies and Energy

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Babies and Energy

I’ve just returned to the office from maternity leave and have been giving energy a lot of thought ...

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