Waste water / Discussions

How do you do off grid water and waste management?

...water collections and water and waste management system can you advice what is the best one to go with and an idea of cost in B.C. Canada

Posted by suzanne Gardner-Clark Sept. 9, 2020, 4:47 p.m. Greywater Recycling 0 Responses

How do you install grey water recycling in a tiny house?

...water recycling system that you referred to in your article on grey water recycling. Also, we are installing an incinerating toilet which will deal with black w...

Posted by Grace Schock June 21, 2018, 3:23 p.m. Plumbing and water heaters 1 Responses

Can I incorporate grey water recycling into my existing home?

...waste lines and feed lines? Recyling grey water is a great way to make use of waste water, particularly in California in this age of water depletion. Older wate...

Posted by Milo Moreno April 24, 2021, 11:39 p.m. Greywater Recycling 1 Responses

What's the best detector & alarm for a back flow valve that has been installed by the utility?

...Waste water cannot exit when valve is closed giving a risk of sewage from inside overflowing in basement. Sewer line (Naturally) is below grade and not readily ...

Posted by Tom Poe March 27, 2020, 6:38 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

How to air seal & ventilate a partial gut reno of a 1901 house?

...water heater that's located in the basement. In the upper apartment, we are replacing all the windows with double pane low-e. We are mostly demo'ing down to the...

Posted by Zach Zill Feb. 7, 2021, 4:33 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses

Where can you find a grey water recycling system for our washing machine?

...water treatment system we’ve seen for recycling home waste water for toilets and laundry would be the Hydraloop system . Most greywater recovery systems are pre...

Posted by Sameep Shirodkar June 7, 2020, 10:06 a.m. Greywater Recycling 1 Responses

What is the best septic system if we plan on using the hydraloop

...waste water be heading back there. Meaning, as conscientious people, I assume you will not be wasteful with your water, and that you will likely purchase water ...

Posted by Genevieve Brunet Sept. 9, 2020, 9:16 p.m. Greywater Recycling 2 Responses

How do you stop high condensation in a house?

...waste water of your home, that way it won’t shut off when the tank is full and you’re not around to empty it. Is there anything special about your house that ...

Posted by Milly Bassier Sept. 27, 2021, 8:56 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Is insulating an existing home from the outside a good solution?

...waste all the interior fixtures to insulate. Thank you for any advice! Whenever it is possible, exterior insulation during renovations is preferrable. The probl...

Posted by Cate Prichard June 26, 2021, 3:27 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What would a saltwater home battery bank be for solar applications with a fridge?

...water batteries in production anymore than we know of. But to answer your question about battery capacity, determining the right bank of batteries for a solar a...

Posted by Jordon Morishita June 25, 2020, 11:17 a.m. Renewable energy 1 Responses

Why do you shim up basement walls?

...water to pass under in cases of mild flooding. What do you mean by that? Are you saying don't put the studs all the way down to the floor? Because water nee...

Posted by t b March 2, 2021, 3:17 p.m. Basements improvements 4 Responses