A Passion for High-Performance Plumbing Systems

March/April 2016
A version of this article appears in the March/April 2016 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
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February 29, 2016
Turn on the faucet, then wait, wait, wait for the water to get hot. Many owners of older homes are familiar with this scenario. Fortunately for buyers of new homes, home builders now have a bucketful of options that can cut the wait, helping homeowners save water, energy, time, and money. This article looks at ten new homes that employ high-performance plumbing solutions. It is based on data I collected directly from participating homeowners—all compiled with the idea of saving time and water while waiting for hot water.

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