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Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...water heat recovery is a system that runs your hot water intake through thin copper pipes wrapped around your shower drain, so the water feeding your hot water ...

the installation of a LucidPipe power generator via Lucid Energy
Micro-hydroelectric

Portland, Oregon will Soon Generate Hydroelectric Power in Water Pipes Under City Streets.

...water mains when replacing old leaking pipes. As explained on the Lucid Energy website , " The hydrodynamic turbine has been carefully designed and lab-tested...

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

Grey water recycling

...water? The term “grey water” refers to all domestic waste water that is drained from sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines. While grey water can be re...

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?
Bathrooms

Are low-flow shower heads worth the money?

...water heat recovery Drain water heat recovery: Before entering your water heater, the cold water feed goes through thin copper pipes wrapped around the drai...

Installing a rainwater catment system
Rainwater Collection & Watering

Installing a rainwater catchment system

...water tank? Here are some reasons: To do your part for water conservation; to be able to water your garden with some independence from water restrictions;...

Gas powered tankless water heaters
Plumbing and water heaters

Are tankless water heaters good?

...water heaters , on demand water heaters and instantaneous water heaters are different names for the same thing - domestic hot water systems that do not include ...

Radon Mitigation - Installing a radon evacuation stack in a slab floor
Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Mitigating radon gas in homes

...water? Yes, unfortunately radon is water-soluble and can enter homes that rely on well water, particularly as water is aerated by showers and sinks. Links to ...

smart sewage backup device
Plumbing and water heaters

Sewage backup flood prevention and water leak notification on your device - our products of the month

...watertight in less than 15 seconds. As long as there is water on the sewer side of the balloon it will remain inflated, and as soon as the pipe is clear, the ba...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...water heating and space heating. A thermal solar collector in a warm climate can have water running through its panels, but in cold climates we use glycol to ...

A Vancouver laneway house
Flexible house design

Flexible house design

...water feeds throughout your house. A note of caution; do not actually hook up water and electrical lines, simply have them ready. The same thing applies to wa...

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

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

...water heating tank. By passing through thin copper pipes wrapped around your shower drain, you can pre-heat water before it enters your water heater. It will co...

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