More stories about Plumbing

  • Behind the Scenes of an EarthCraft Home: Manifold Plumbing

    In episode eight of the Green Shortz series, our host Tom Mills and builder Luis Imery of The Imery Group, discuss manifold plumbing.

  • Codes And Standards Lean Toward Better Hot Water Delivery

    A demand-control pump that owners is one key saving water and energy.

  • 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.

  • Product Review: Low-Flow Bath Fixtures

    With the advent of WaterSense certification—and manufacturers’ overwhelming response to it, there’s simply no excuse not to specify water-efficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets.

  • The Water-Efficient Home

    Guidelines for reducing water use in your projects.

  • Low-Flow, High-Design Showerhead From Toto

    Toto. The single-function Lloyd Square rain showerhead provides an immersive experience while using only 1.75 gpm, the company says. The fixture, available in an 8-inch or a 10-inch model, features a sleek, contemporary look that coordinates with the company’s other bath and lavatory faucets. It...

  • One-Piece High-Efficiency Toilet from Kohler

    Kohler. The company’s first one-piece, single-flush high-efficiency toilet, the Archer uses 1.28 gpf and includes Class 5 flushing technology, which features a 3 1/4-inch flush valve and an efficient, direct-fed jet to maximize water flow. The transitional design boasts beveled edges and a curved...

  • As the water supply shrinks, will blue become the new green?

    A look at the looming water crisis and what it may mean for architects, contractors, engineers, and technology suppliers

  • 2009 Editors' Choice Awards

    Ten eco-friendly building products that bring new choices and solutions for addressing water and resource conservation, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and site design.

  • Nationals Park / Washington, D.C.

    Built on a brownfield site, the Nationals Park is the first Major League Baseball stadium to receive LEED Silver certification from the Washington-based U.S. Green Building Council.