Advanced Conservation Technology (ACT), Inc. is the environmental leader in conservation products specializing in water and energy. An ACT D'MAND Kontrols® System can greatly reduce the wait time for hot water and the water wasted down the drain.

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Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Do Your Part to Tame the Water-Energy Nexus

Water is a critical part of our lifestyle. What we don’t really understand is the combination of water and energy usage.

Understanding Structured Plumbing®

Understanding Structured Plumbing®

ACT, Inc. has developed a one-hour online free course through a Green CE Continuing Education Program.

The Future of Water Conservation

The Future of Water Conservation

Conserving water means using what is necessary and no more .Waiting for tap water to become hot is not only a waste of water but an inconvenience as well. However, there are products available that provide homeowners with hot water on demand. This white paper looks at some of the ways homeowners can conserve water and save money.

Duct Sealing Boosts Energy Efficiency and Comfort for Su Verde

Duct Sealing Boosts Energy Efficiency and Comfort for Su Verde

Duct leakage in residential homes costs consumers $25 billion each year.

Smart controls manage hot water energy use for multifamily units

Smart controls manage hot water energy use for multifamily units

Regardless of whether a building has a tank or tankless water heater, the water in the lines between the water heater and the fixture loses heat

ERV ensures indoor air quality in high performance home

ERV ensures indoor air quality in high performance home

High performance design incorporates fresh air flow for comfort, indoor air quality, and efficiency.

A high performance thermal envelope starts at the foundation

A high performance thermal envelope starts at the foundation

To ensure the Proud Green Home of Louisville performs according to plan, it's being wrapped in insulation. The foundation incorporates foam forms, and most of the walls are insulated concrete forms as well. Builder Sy Safi of UberGreen Spaces &...

Proud Green Home of Louisville lays foundation for high performance living

Proud Green Home of Louisville lays foundation for high performance living

Insulating the foundation is one of the first steps to creating a quiet, comfortable, efficient home.

Water-saving technologies battle drought conditions

Water-saving technologies battle drought conditions

Low-flow toilets and other technology innovations can help save water in every home, and each step can make a difference.

Mass market builder Pulte developing zero net energy home prototype

Mass market builder Pulte developing zero net energy home prototype

Pulte says it is the largest builder to participate in a pilot aimed at building new homes to achieve maximum energy efficiency and utility grid load reduction.

Colgate Super Bowl ad focuses on saving water instead of pushing toothpaste (video)

Colgate Super Bowl ad focuses on saving water instead of pushing toothpaste (video)

Everyone can take small steps to reduce water use, usually with only a few small changes to daily habits.

Reduced carbon emissions added benefit to water saving pump

Reduced carbon emissions added benefit to water saving pump

ACT D’MAND Kontrols Systems, a California-based manufacturer of their patented recirculating water pump for residential homes designed to reduce up to 10,000 gallons of water per year per home, saves much more than water according to the US Department of...

How 2015 Reveals Sustainable Products Are a Must-Have for Future Builders

How 2015 Reveals Sustainable Products Are a Must-Have for Future Builders

Admittedly, 2015 wasn’t too shabby. In fact, it was quite the opposite — 2015 saw an enormous boost of structure, at least where sustainable building is concerned.

 Countdown: Top 10 high performance home features of 2015

Countdown: Top 10 high performance home features of 2015

More than half of home builders expect to be doing 60 percent or more of their new homes green by 2020, an interest reflected in the Top 10 feature stories for 2015.

Growth of Greenbuild International Conference & Expo reflects global concern

Growth of Greenbuild International Conference & Expo reflects global concern

The recent Greenbuild International Conference & Expo in Washington, DC revealed dramatic growth in interest and awareness of sustainable initiatives relating to residential water and energy use.

2015 high performance home building trends in review

2015 high performance home building trends in review

Growing acceptance of high performance homes continues to drive homebuilders to provide extra value in the their homes, and consumers are becoming more diligent about managing the environmental impact of their lifestyles.

Homeowners monitor pump run-time with newly-patented LED button by ACT, Inc. D’MAND®

Homeowners monitor pump run-time with newly-patented LED button by ACT, Inc. D’MAND®

Designed to provide hot water within 5 seconds with the push of a LED lighted button, Structured Plumbing® saves tremendous amounts of water by rerouting ambient water and replacing it with “fresh” hot water within seconds.

Hot Water Distribution System Approved for Southern California On-Demand Efficiency (ODE) Program

Hot Water Distribution System Approved for Southern California On-Demand Efficiency (ODE) Program

Advanced Conservation Technology Distribution, Inc., a California-based manufacturer of the patented D’MAND Kontrol® System, has recently been approved as a vendor for the On-Demand Efficiency (ODE) Program of Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas®).

Recirculation pumps deliver hot water on demand

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.

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