Demand control pumps deliver comfort and save water and energy
At the 2014 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance Conference and Expo, Larry Acker, CEO of Advanced Conservation Technology (ACT), Inc. D'MAND ®, explains the benefits of demand control pumps for homeowners and our environment.
Many people spend two to four minutes waiting for hot water every time they turn on the faucet. It should be no surprise to learn that the average homeowner wastes a minimum of 27 gallons of water per day, or between 7,000 to 12,000 gallons of water per year waiting for hot water. If every home in a city of 100,000 homes wastes 27 gallons of water per day, that amounts up to nearly 1.2 billion gallons. And all of it is wasted!
According to Acker, people use the ACT, Inc. D'MAND Kontrols® instant hot water distribution system in their homes because:
- Saves 8,000 - 12,000 gallons of water per year
- Eliminates 8,000 - 12,000 gallons of sewage usage per year
- Saves $200 - $400 (or more) in water and energy costs per year
- Eliminates 3,000 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions per year
- Costs less than $1 in electricity per year
Depending on your home plumbing layout, the ACT, Inc. D'MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system will either be installed under the furthest fixture or at the end of the dedicated return line. When considering whether a hot water distribution system is the right residential plumbing solution for your home plumbing problems, it is important to remember that ACT, Inc. D'MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution systems work with either the standard or structured home plumbing layouts.
The ACT, Inc. D’MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system works by circulating ambient temperature water that normally goes down the drain back to the water heater through the cold water line. At the same time, it fills the hot water line in your home with hot water from the water heater. Simply hit the button next to your D’MAND Kontrol® hot water distribution system, activate the motion sensor, or use the remote transmitter to activate it from anywhere in your home, providing you with instant hot water using water conservation methods.
Since no water runs down the drain while you wait for hot water, you will now save significant amounts of water every time you do the dishes, wash your hands, take a shower, or run a bath. Due to the energy and water conservation methods of the D’MAND Kontrol® System, a customer can realize a payback on the system in just a few years, not to mention the beneficial impact it will have in conserving the earth’s most precious commodities.
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