Using, Heating, and Saving Water

Using, Heating, and Saving Water

This guide looks at some of the latest and best strategies in heating, conserving and reclaiming water in the residential setting, both single and multifamily situations.

Type: Guide

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Using, Heating, and Saving Water

Using, Heating, and Saving Water

This guide looks at some of the latest and best strategies in heating, conserving and reclaiming water in the residential setting, both single and multifamily situations.

Type: Guide

Sponsors: ProudGreenBuilding.com , ProudGreenHome.com


Commercial Food Preparation Finds a Boost for Hot Water Needs

Commercial Food Preparation Finds a Boost for Hot Water Needs

A meal prep company based out of Indiana was preparing over 40,000 healthy meals every year for the community and needed to find a facility, and the equipment, to meet their needs.

Type: Case Study

Sponsor: EcoSmart Green Energy Products


Solar water heating helping Mass. multifamily buildings save energy

Solar water heating helping Mass. multifamily buildings save energy

The Consortium for Advanced Residential Buildings has worked with builders to assess the most practical cost-effective means to reduce home energy consumption and approach zero energy. Especially in multifamily applications, CARB has seen more developers explore solar domestic hot-water systems as part of the least-cost pathway.

Type: Case Study




Georgia Hotel Saves $1M Annually By Maximizing Mechanical System

Georgia Hotel Saves $1M Annually By Maximizing Mechanical System

Project Summary With water and sewer costs in Atlanta, Georgia, increasing by more than $20 per hundred cubic feet (CCF) of water between 2000 and 2013

Type: Case Study




California Golf Resort Hits Hole in One With Outdoor Water Efficiency Efforts

California Golf Resort Hits Hole in One With Outdoor Water Efficiency Efforts

Project Summary With preserved land accounting for more than 99 percent of The Resort at Pelican Hill’s total irrigable acres and an ocean view attracting visitors, water conservation goes hand in hand with the resort’s land stewardship efforts and its stake in protecting the area’s most valuable asset—the Pacific Ocean.

Type: Case Study




Hotel Installs Water-Efficient Sanitary Fixtures

Hotel Installs Water-Efficient Sanitary Fixtures

Project Summary As San Antonio continues to grow, water conservation has become an important part of the city’s water management planning. Recognizing that conservation is more cost-effective than securing new water sources, in 2007, San Antonio Water System (SAWS) developed its WaterSaver Hotel program

Type: Case Study




Restaurants Install Water-Efficient Commercial Kitchen Equipment

Restaurants Install Water-Efficient Commercial Kitchen Equipment

Project Summary The water efficiency best management practices implemented at each of three restaurants—Uncommon Ground, The Grey Plume, and Founding Farmers—are described in this case study.

Type: Case Study




University Makes Most of Onsite Alternative Water Sources

University Makes Most of Onsite Alternative Water Sources

Project Summary Once the largest water-using entity in the city of Austin, the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) has been implementing programs to reduce its water use for three decades.

Type: Case Study




California Campus Cooks Up Kitchen Water Savings

California Campus Cooks Up Kitchen Water Savings

Project Summary In 2014, California entered its third consecutive year of statewide drought conditions, with water and sewer costs in Los Angeles expected to increase by 8 percent annually over the next five years.

Type: Case Study




Global Entertainment Company Gets Wise About Water

Global Entertainment Company Gets Wise About Water

Project Summary Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Washington, is a 340-bed, 750,000-square-foot patient care facility. The hospital logs approximately 95,000 patient days per year and employs 2,300 staff.

Type: Case Study




Olympic National Park Hotel Reaches Out and Saves

Olympic National Park Hotel Reaches Out and Saves

Project Summary On a coastal strip of Olympic National Park in Forks, Washington, Kalaloch Lodge has worked to protect the surrounding ecosystem and reduce water and sewer costs by giving guests and employees a direct role in its water conservation efforts.

Type: Case Study




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