Tag: Water Conservation

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Concealed SOLIS Flushometers from Sloan

Featuring four models, this collection of solar powered, sensor activated, water efficient flushometers from Sloan are now available in a concealed, vandal resistant version.

Water Conservation and Treatment Trends: Where Blue Meets Green

Some simple facility management decisions can help organizations get a better sense of natural resource usage. Strategic choices in plumbing equipment steadily reduce water costs and consumption.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Retro-Commissioning from Atkins

Atkins, an global engineering and design consulting firm, has added a national retro-commissioning business to its service offerings. If its engineers find efficiency issues in a facility, they repair, adjust, and refurbish its systems to improve airflow, water flow, and other aspects of operations.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Water Savings Calculator by Chicago Faucets

Facility managers can estimate how much water they can save by switching from a 2.2 GPM faucet to a 1.5 GPM or a 0.5 GPM faucet. The calculator is pre-programmed with estimated sewer costs from major cities.

Manufacturing Case Study: New And Improved

Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a "once in a generation" expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old company.

First Three Landscapes Certified By SITES

The SITES rating system is focused on the sustainable design, construction, and maintenance of built landscapes.

NHL Foundation Waters An Oregon River

The National Hockey League (NHL) Foundation has put forth effort this season to aid the Deschutes River.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Just A Drop In The Bucket

Xylem has created a fun and challenging new online game called Go H2O GO to help both water management professionals and consumers alike learn how to conserve this precious resource more effectively and efficiently.

EPA WaterSense Turns Focus On Outdoors

Irrigation controllers will be the first outdoor product eligible to earn the EPA program's label.

October 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 10)

Water conservation measures are no longer the stuff of science fiction books or disaster films. The pressure is on for large consumers to cut back.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: 90 Series Valves by Chicago Faucets

Chicago Faucets has introduced its new 90 Series pre-rinse spray valves designed to meet the demands of food service applications and offering significant water...

"Green" Internship Program Launched By ARAMARK

The company has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to foster and teach environmental stewardship in a variety of job types.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Rain Bird Partner Of The Greenwater Foundation

Rain Bird, an Azusa, CA manufacturer and provider of irrigation products and services, has partnered with The Greenwater Foundation in support of its Groundwater...

Guide To Water Conservation Solutions Now Available

The IFMA Foundation and ASBE have produced a free white paper titled A Comprehensive Guide to Water Conservation: The Bottom Line Impacts, Challenges and Rewards.

Conservation Efforts Make WaterSense

The U.S. EPA has recognized four WaterSense partners for exceptional efforts in promoting water efficiency and WaterSense labeled products during 2009.

Water Leaks Can Add Up

Toilets, sinks, and landscaping fixtures should be checked to identify unnecessary water costs.

10 Tips To Reduce Outdoor Water Use

FM professionals can reduce irrigation water use by 20% to 50% while still maintaining attractive landscapes.

ANSI Approved as Accreditation Body for EPA WaterSense Program

ANSI and the EPA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to mark ANSI's acceptance as an Accreditation Body to participate in the EPA WaterSense Program.

Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve water
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