January/February 2016 Contributors

January/February 2016
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December 28, 2015
Melanie Bretz “Bay View, Carmel—A Very Water- and Energy-Efficient Retrofit” Author Melanie Bretz is very aware of California's drought and shares in this issue that “there’s no reason we should be using potable water to flush toilets or water landscaping.” Even more, she says, treated graywater is a viable solution. “Once municipal water is delivered to a home (or business), it can and should be used several times before it’s discarded.”

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