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Ecodrain greywater recovery unit
Greywater Heat Recovery

A new design in greywater heat recovery

...greywater heat recovery that looks quite promising. If you aren't familiar with the term, greywater heat recovery devices, as their name suggests, are used to...

Grey Water Recycling Never Looked Better
Greywater Recycling

Greywater recycling never looked better

The Eco Bath concept is simple: use the waste water from the sink to flush the adjoining toilet. The execution is nothing less than stylish. Though compact, th...

Yukon's first LEED certified home
LEED Homes

The Yukon's First LEED Certified Home

...Greywater heat recovery system Electric baseboard heaters (98% of Yukon electricity is renewable) Heating costs are 50% lower than an R2000 home Results...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...greywater heat exchangers for slab on grade construction now available on the market. Learn more about LEED for homes , plumbing and water conservation , and ...

Rain barrels for storm water management and rainwater harvesting
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Introduction to rainwater harvesting

...Greywater Action. Text available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License , unless otherwise noted.

Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

A Toronto Off-grid home 20 years later; how did it fare?

In 1996, this off-grid house designed by architect Martin Liefhebber was one of two concept homes selected by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC...

Gas powered tankless water heaters
Plumbing and water heaters

Are tankless water heaters good?

...Greywater heat recovery and all you need to know about sustainable and high performance home construction in the building guide pages of Ecohome, North America'...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept and design

Resilient design features for new home construction

...greywater uses. None of this should make one feel unprepared if you can’t scratch everything off your list when building. It is intended to offer sensible s...

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