Water / Guides

Water efficient bathroom fixtures
Plumbing and water heaters

Plumbing & water

...water and see its true value, these won’t seem like big sacrifices to make. Rainwater collection: For watering gardens, rain water collection is a great sol...

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 ...

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...

Permeable interlock pavers & paving stones
Permeable laneways and patios

Water-permeable landscaping surfaces

...water management may steer you towards a design and product choice in interlocking paver stones which will help you retain and manage stormwater that falls with...

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...

Exterior compresssor heat pump water heater
Plumbing and water heaters

Heat pump water heater with exterior compressor

...water heaters on the market, which, rather than heating water with an electric coil as a normal electric hot water tank does, employ an evaporator to extract he...

Water efficiency
Plumbing and water heaters

How to save money on your hot water bills!

...water passes before feeding your water heater or boiler. This serves to preheat water and reduce or eliminate the energy required to bring the water to temperat...

Radon in Homes - Mitigation

Removing radon gas from well water

...water. It is the spraying action of showers and aerators on faucets that allows the gas to escape from the water. Aeration to remove radon from water: Tradi...

Grey water and heat recovery shower
Bathrooms

EcoVéa: recycled and cleaned shower water

...water and energy savings: "A conventional 10-minute shower generally consume around 95 liters of water. Thanks to the EcoVéa, this consumption can be reduced ...

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 system will alleviate some of the growing costs the city has seen in its delivery of water to residents.This pilot project is slated for completion in Jun...

Outdoor solar shower
Solar thermal collectors

DIY solar hot water shower for the great outdoors

...water system. Use it to build the outdoor shower of your dreams, to add a sink with warm water to your outhouse, or for both. Check out the step-by-step DIY s...