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  • WeatherTrak ET Plus Irrigation Controller

    Using data from NOAA satellites and other sources, the WeatherTrak ET Plus irrigation controller adjusts irrigation output as the weather changes, ensuring watering only takes place when needed and eliminating overwatering.

  • Composite or PVC: Which One is Best?

    Tell dealers a species or grade of wood and, more likely than not, they can envision exactly what you're talking about and detail its qualities. But then try asking them to explain what makes one brand's wood-plastic composite (WPC) or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) decking or trim different from...

  • Product Review: LED Deck Lighting

    In hundreds of styles, easy-to-install energy-efficient lighting brightens the backyard.

  • Puraflo Wastewater Treatment System From Bord na Mona

    The Puraflo Wastewater Treatment System is a natural system that can be used for both on-site greywater and blackwater recycling. Filtered wastewater from a standard septic system is collected and then time dosed (pumped slowly) to percolate through a peat filter media; the treated effluent emerges...

  • XCI Irrigation Controller From Cyber-Rain

    Using the Internet, the Cyber-Rain XCI controller adjusts irrigation times and schedules based on the weather, thereby providing for up to 40% savings on water bills, the company says. No day-to-day interaction or fees are required, and schedules can be updated via the Internet. In addition to PC...

  • Preventative Measures

    A Tennessee health organization designs its campus to keep employees and business in top form.

  • Product Review: Water-Efficient Landscaping

    Reducing outdoor water use is a top priority. Here’s how to combine design and technology for water-efficient landscaping.

  • Product Review: Greywater Systems

    Nearly 50% of potable water delivered to American homes goes down the drains of sinks, showers, and washing machines. Here's how to put that "lightly used" water to work for a second time around.

  • Case Study: Water-Smart Homes, Las Vegas

    As part of an EPA study, Pulte Homes integrates water-efficient features into its Las Vegas production housing.

  • The Water-Efficient Home

    Guidelines for reducing water use in your projects.