Water pipes / Guides

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...

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 ...

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

Gray water recycling

...water? Or indeed grey water! The term “gray water” refers to all domestic waste water that is drained from sinks, showers, bathtubs and washing machines. Whil...

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...

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 ...

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;...

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 ...

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 ...

Slab-on-grade for Ecohome's upcoming video building guide
Passive solar home design

how to build a slab-on-grade on standard soil

...water pipes, drains, radon stack, central vac, power conduits, etc.) was put in place next, below the coming insulation and concrete. We used insulated water pi...

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...