Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water

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Editorial: The Rising Cost of Water

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Low-Flow Showerheads, Family Strife, and Cold Feet

Author: Alan Meier
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July 01, 1994

It is a documented fact that low-flow showerheads generally save less energy than a simple change in flow calculation would indicate. [continue reading]

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Savings and Showers: It's All in the Head

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July 01, 1994

How much energy do low-flow showerheads actually save? To answer this question, Proctor Engineering Group (PEG) and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) metered 243 showerheads as part of a larger evaluation of PG&E's low-flow showerhead rebate program. [continue reading]

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The Big Flush: Saving Water in the Big Apple

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July 01, 1994

The City of New York is dramatically changing the way it looks at water. [continue reading]

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The Rise of Water Service Companies

Author: Linda Berlin
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July 01, 1994

With water supply a major resource problem in areas scattered across the United States, private water service companies--following in the footsteps of energy service companies (ESCos)--are springing up to retrofit buildings for water savings. [continue reading]

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RESOURCES

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July 01, 1994

U.S. Water News, Water-Efficient Landscape Guidelines, The city of New York, On the other coast, Thinking Globally, Cadillac Desert, The Home Water Audit Guide, Rocky Mountain Institute, Water Conservation News [continue reading]

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Evaluating Low-income Water Heater Fuel Switching

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March 01, 1994

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) staff was interested in conducting a pilot program to look at the feasibility, cost and energy savings of electric-to-gas water heater conversions. [continue reading]

How Your Refrigerator Has Kept Its Cool Over 40 Years of Efficiency Improvements

Marianne DiMascio

How Your Refrigerator Has Kept Its Cool Over 40 Years of Efficiency Improvements

One of the great inventions of our time—the modern refrigerator—will get an efficiency makeover when new ...

Rob Nicely, Warrior for Sustainability

Tom White

Rob Nicely, Warrior for Sustainability

I was first impressed by Rob Nicely when I heard him speak these words to an audience of builders, designers, ...

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