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Heat pump hot water heaters, why they're a good idea
Plumbing and water heaters

How heat pump hot water heaters work and why you should get one

...water heaters, good or bad idea? Water heaters are generally the biggest energy drain in a home after heating . so Air-to-water heat pump water heaters are po...

Reduce water consumption with residential grey water recycling systems
Plumbing and water heaters

Grey water recycling

...water to help preserve our quickly dwindling water supply. The collection of grey water requires a double-piped drainage system throughout the home. The water...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...water heat recovery Grey water heat recovery drain pipe © Ecohome Grey water heat recovery is a system that runs your hot water intake through thin copp...

Ductless mini-split air source heat pump installed in a LEED certified PH Home
Heat pumps, geothermal and AC

How heat pumps work in a LEED or Passive House high efficiency zero net energy home - video

...water hybrid electric heat pump hot water heater that borrows that efficiency and significantly cuts the energy required to meet our domestic hot water needs. ...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...efficiency in one package looks like. Drain water heat recovery Drain water heat recovery: Before entering your water heater, the cold water feed goes t...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...water hybrid electric heat pump hot water heater that borrows that efficiency and significantly cuts the energy required to meet our domestic hot water needs. ...

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...water collection: For watering gardens, rain water collection is a great solution. You should be diverting water from your home anyway, so you likely have an ...

Water efficient Boulevard FloWise toilet from American Standard
Bathrooms

Efficient toilets for LEED homes

...water use of a home , so toilets that carry the EPA WaterSense® label are a great place to start looking. Then comes the choice of either single flush or dual f...

Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...home green building guide pages to see our Introduction to rainwater harvesting , to learn about water efficient fixtures , grey water recycling , water saving ...

The Best 10 Energy Saving Tips for Green Homes - EcoHome
Wall assemblies - renovation

Green home improvements: an energy-saving pyramid scheme that actually works!

...efficiency upgrades are to do the simple & cheapest ones first © Ecohome 10 Home improvement tips that save money: The following 10 tips for energy effici...

Drumi the foot pedalled washing machine that makes laundry off-grid oh
Renewable energy

This foot pedalled washing machine doesn't need electricity and uses very little water.

...water per load, not to mention its ability to eat up electricity. An efficient Energy Star machine can cut water usage to about 49 litres per load and significa...

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