Seeing the Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus

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Seeing the Possibilities with the Water-Energy Nexus

As building performance professionals, we see the world differently than most people. We see the interconnections between west-facing glass and occupant comfort, hidden airflow and insulation performance. Thanks to that ability to see things differently, ...

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Water Heaters and Energy Conservation- Choices, Choices!

May 01, 1996

The most useful answers can be given if the questions tie into the broader context of getting the most from the whole water-heating system. [continue reading]

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Composting Toilets: A Tankful of Conservation

January 01, 1996

Centralized composting toilet systems have individual toilets connected to a central tank, usually located outdoors or in a basement. [continue reading]

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Remodeling Bathrooms Let the Energy Savings Flow

November 01, 1995

People remodel more than 5 million bathrooms every year in the United States. Sometimes this just means replacing lighting and plumbing fixtures. More extensive remodels involve building an addition or gutting and redesigning an existing bathroom. [continue reading]

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Oh, How I Wish You Could Have Seen ISH!

Author: Dan Holohan
November 01, 1995

If you've ever pulled into a gas station in Europe, you know these folks are serious about energy conservation. [continue reading]

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The Best Boiler and Water Heating Retrofits

September 01, 1995

When the Minneapolis Energy Office (now the Center for Energy and Environment) first addressed the issue of improving energy efficiency in multifamily buildings in 1981, the task was a little daunting. [continue reading]

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Graywater An Option For Household Water Reuse

Author: Dick Bennett
July 01, 1995

The use of graywater--recycled household water from showers, sinks, and clotheswashers--increased in California during the mid 1970s and again in the late 1980s and early 1990s. [continue reading]

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?

Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.

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