Toilet / Guides

Water efficient Boulevard FloWise toilet from American Standard

Efficient toilets for LEED homes

...Toilets usually account for about a third of the indoor water use of a home , so toilets that carry the EPA WaterSense® label are a great place to start looking...

Grey Water Recycling Never Looked Better
Greywater Recycling

Greywater recycling never looked better

...toilet. The execution is nothing less than stylish. Though compact, the Eco Bath’s water tank is comprised of two compartments, one that holds drainage water fr...

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...toilet, but now they are now pretty much on par. and can use up to 67% less water than an older toilet. Less common are toilets that are filled by waste water...

The Fun Box
Tiny house

The Fun Box! Solar, wind and human powered luxury living

...toilet, open-air shower, large moveable stainless steel bath. Built in outdoor fireplace on the terrace. Entertainment: human powered television, DVD player...

The off-grid Ecocapsule accessory dwelling unit
Tiny house

The off-grid Ecocapsule tiny house

...toilet that collects bio waste, the Ecocapsule can be used as a tiny home, a pop-up hotel, a humanitarian refuge, or even an electric car charging station. Its ...

Lifestyle and environment

Emergency preparedness guide for homes

...toilet flushing and other emergency water uses. All you have to do is pour a bucket of water into the tank at the back of the toilet and it will flush as usual....

Under bed storage
Interior design and furnishing

Storage ideas for small spaces

...toilet. Take advantage of a deeper headboard to enable hidden storage. Upholstered storage containers can serve as extra seating or footstools; ideal for to...

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

Grey water recycling

...toilet flushings, known as black water, is obviously excluded as well. While the average person in a developing country will consume about 20 to 30 litres of ...

Aerial view of BRE Innovation Park Living City Campus
Lifestyle and environment

Seven experimental homes being built at the Living City Campus North of Toronto

...toilet flushes, turn on washing machines. We have staff in the Archetype House doing research now so there are people coming and going all the time.” Experiment...

Artistic rendition of the 2000 square foot sustainable home being buil
Living Building Challenge

Taking the Living Building Challenge

...toilet that turns it's waste into fertilizer, and be used in its own backyard for food production. Other features will be a rainwater treatment system for showe...

Kitchen and Bathroom design tips

Design ideas for durable kitchens and bathrooms

...toilets use up to 13 LPF (litres per flush). A dual flush toilet can use as little as 3 LPF . At around 5 flushes per day, you can save between 15,000 and 20,00...