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Fight the invisible cost of wasted water

Fight the invisible cost of wasted water

When hot water goes down the drain, the invisible cost of heating the water uses more water than the wasted water.

Demand control pumps could help battle water shortages

Demand control pumps could help battle water shortages

It's no secret the Western United States is facing severe water shortages that could have consequences for the entire country and the world. But there is one remedy that could dramatically save water in homes in the region, as well as around the world: the demand control pump.

3 tips for cutting water use and ensuring a safe water supply

3 tips for cutting water use and ensuring a safe water supply

Water shortages are becoming a reality throughout the world, and that includes the United States. As reported in the National Journal, the demand for fresh water in the United States will exceed the supply by 2030, according to a 2012 State Department report.

Green homes grabbing global headlines

Green homes grabbing global headlines

With green building predicted to double by 2016, green homes are grabbing headlines with stories of lower energy use and greater comfort.

 ABC Green Home 2.0 ready to break ground

ABC Green Home 2.0 ready to break ground

Building on the success of the ABC Green Home 1.0, the 2.0 version of the green building demonstration home will be built and donated to a disabled veteran through Habitat for Humanity.

Water regulations

Water regulations

Nature provides water, which makes it a natural resource. This doesn’t mean there is a limitless supply of water, nor does it mean water is naturally 100 percent safe. Enter the lawmakers, to ensure the safety and cleanliness of water for public consumption.

Water conservation stats

Water conservation stats

Sierra Vista, Ariz., is no stranger to water conservation, as the Copper State is not known for having plentiful rainfall. In 2011 the Cochise Water Project was formed, a nonprofit organization whose goals is to reduce the amount of water being drawn from the aquifer in Sierra Vista.

Top 6 strategies for an energy-saving water heating system

Top 6 strategies for an energy-saving water heating system

Water heating is the 2nd largest energy user in the home. Find out how to save $$

Hot Water on Demand

Hot Water on Demand

Water conservation is important for the environment, municipal water systems and household budgets. Turning on a faucet for hot water and waiting for it to heat up wastes 7,000 to 10,000 gallons of water a year for a typical household. This white paper takes a look at the benefits provided by an on-demand heat pump that supplies instant hot water.

The value of water

The value of water

Most community water systems in the United States rely on groundwater aquifers for public water supplies. One of the exceptions is Kentucky, with almost 80 percent of community water systems using surface sources of water.

Water and the construction industry

Water and the construction industry

Architects and builders are becoming more environmentally conscious, as are homeowners, for the betterment of the community at large. Protecting the earth’s natural resources, including wood and water, were overlooked for centuries because they were in such abundant supply no one ever thought twice about using them.

3 ways to save water at home (video)

3 ways to save water at home (video)

Low-flow toilets, hot water pumps and DIY tips to help conserve water at home.

Arizona homeowners fight drought conditions with demand-controlled pumps

Arizona homeowners fight drought conditions with demand-controlled pumps

Homeowers can have hot water faster and for less money with a simple pump.

Pay-as-you-go model for household water?

Pay-as-you-go model for household water?

Imagine if the gas pump did not show the gallons and dollars being pumped in real time, but only the final totals. Or if the scoreboard at a basketball game didn’t keep up with baskets and free throws in real...

Thoughts from the 2014 International Builders' Show

Thoughts from the 2014 International Builders' Show

In early February 2014, the National Association of Home Builders hosted the 17th annual International Builders’ Show. With the theme of “Expect More,” over 75,000 industry professionals from around the world attended the show in Las Vegas to learn from each other about building and remodeling, architecture and design, and materials and technology.

IBS: ACT D'MAND KONTROLS® System saves water by providing homeowners with instant hot water

IBS: ACT D'MAND KONTROLS® System saves water by providing homeowners with instant hot water

ProudGreenHome.com interviews Larry Acker, CEO of ACT Inc. D'MAND KONTROLS® Systems. Larry talks to us about the immediate need for change when it comes to water usage. Running water fixtures until they are hot wastes water and energy (i.e. increases...

ACT Inc. D'MAND Kontrol Systems on-demand hot water pumps

ACT Inc. D'MAND Kontrol Systems on-demand hot water pumps

Larry Acker of ACT Inc. D’MAND Kontrol Systems appeared on the KFNX "Plunging Into Green" radio show with John & Tracy to talk about on-demand hot water circulation pumps. On-demand hot water circulation pumps can eliminate waiting for hot water in a shower or bathroom sink and can save thousands of gallons of water a year for each homeowner.

S.O.S. - Save Our Septic® Wastewater Adventure Series Volume 9: I Feel a Need for Speed, Part 1

S.O.S. - Save Our Septic® Wastewater Adventure Series Volume 9: I Feel a Need for Speed, Part 1

The weather was definitely fluky for early February. Normally, it would still be the thick of winter with snowstorms pushing project start dates into mid-April and later. Not this year, however.

The mechanics of water conservation

The mechanics of water conservation

One way of conserving water is to make a conscious effort to use less on a daily basis—and that’s great. There’s another way to conserve water that doesn’t require any effort at all.

Ahorrar Dinero con Recirculación de Agua Caliente

Haga sus cálculos y elija el tipo con el mejor retorno de la inversion para las situaciones individuales de los clientes By Doug Kirk Quiero agua caliente y lo quiero ahora! ¿Con qué frecuencia sus clientes se quejan de que...

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