Green

Kicking off the fifth annual Infrastructure Week, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Jon Boozman (R-AR) on May 17 introduced The Clean Safe Reliable Water...more...

The Alliance for Water Efficiency delivered a letter to EPA Administrator Pruitt today to urge continued funding for the successful EPA WaterSense labeling program,...more...

WaterSense is one of the programs slated for elimination under EPA's proposed budget.​

Plumbing Manufacturers International is urging the head of the Environmental Protection Administration...more...

The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...more...

Research focused on residential properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia and Texas.

Water-efficient toilets could potentially save up to 170 billion potable gallons of water...more...

Recognizing that over 25 percent of the electricity used in the U.S. is used to power pumps, the Hydraulic Institute developed the HI Energy Rating...more...

A coalition of states is suing the Trump administration over the delay of energy-efficiency standards for consumer and commercial products.

The group comprised of California,...more...

On average, single-family builders use 10 different green products or practices, and 22 percent always or almost always have their homes certified to a green...more...

The gripes that led United Technologies to consider moving its Carrier air conditioning manufacturing operations and 2,100 jobs from two Indiana factories to Mexico had...more...

Many homes and hotels have bathtub spouts that leak while the shower is running. To stop this water, energy and money from going down the drain,...more...

The IAPMO Executive Committee has appointed Hugo Aguilar to represent ASA on the Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE·Stand) Technical Committee.

The purpose of the...more...

ASA’s Director of Codes & Standards, Hugo Aguilar, is now a member of the California AB 2282 Steering Committee. Some of the tasks of the...more...

Carrier is pleased to announce its Côr thermostat has been certified to comply with the latest California Energy Code Title 24 as an Occupant Controlled...more...

Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute President & CEO Stephen Yurek on June 10 called on Congress to reform the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA),...more...

In 10 years, WaterSense has helped U.S. consumers save more than 1.1 trillion gallons of water​

The Plumbing Industry Leadership Coalition  marked the 10th anniversary...more...

NASRC is taking action to create a more climate-friendly future for supermarket refrigeration.

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International has joined the North American Sustainable...more...

Mansfield Plumbing has introduced the 475HE Suburban high efficiency urinal featuring an integral trap siphon jet. The urinal uses just 0.5 gpf/1.9lpf and complies with...more...

The first company to introduce no-water urinals to the U.S. market is celebrating its 25th anniversary on May 1, 2016. Waterless Co. Inc, a family-run...more...

The Green Drain by Jones Stephens is the only residential and commercial waterless trap seal to provide a limited lifetime warranty.

Green Drain allows for...more...

 

Sloan has added a new Hybrid Retrofit Urinal to its collection of high-efficiency products that cut water use dramatically and make it easy to replace...more...

There have been a few articles depicting just how difficult it’s going to be to locate and dig up Flint, Michigan’s poisonous service pipes buried...more...

State water regulators voted Feb. 2 to extend emergency conservation measures, even though an increase in rain and snow this winter has improved California’s snowpack....more...

The efficiency level for residential central ACs under 45,000 Btu/hr would be 14 SEER in the North, and 15 SEER in the Southeast and Southwest;...more...

PMI is pleased to announce its membership in the U.S. Water Alliance and the Value of Water Coalition. Developing such partnerships is essential to maintaining...more...

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced historic new efficiency standards for commercial air conditioners and furnaces. Developed with industry, utilities, and environmental groups, these...more...

Sloan Valve released a new landing page and brochure dedicated to putting water efficiency to work. Check out the landing page here and the brochure here....more...

With HFCs now to be included within the Montreal Protocol, this week’s meeting in Dubai ended with real prospects of a global HFC phase-down agreement...more...

The International Code Council and ASHRAE have partnered to publish 2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The publication is...more...

On Oct. 8, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) WaterSense® program recognized four WaterSense Sustained Excellence Award winners, seven Partners of the Year, and six...more...

Bel Air is home to the biggest known residential water customer in the state – 11.8 million gallons. The city of Los Angeles won’t identify...more...

Committed to transparency in the manufacture of products that contribute to a healthy, sustainable environment, TOTO announced today that it has achieved another plumbing industry...more...

Sloan unveils its new Sloan® Hybrid Urinals, which combine a world-class, multi-patented urinal cartridge with revolutionary Jetrinse™ Solution Technology that keep urinals and drain lines...more...

Year-long relationship launched with $15,000 donation at river cleanup event with employees

Oak Brook, Illinois – Elkay employees have done a river cleanup with Living...more...

Despite the urgent need to save water, consumers and businesses in drought-stricken states have been slow to purchase and install water-efficient toilets, showerheads and bathroom...more...

Erie, Penn. – As part of its “Stand Up for the Earth” initiative, Zurn Industries, LLC is launching a campaign to educate Californians about how...more...

California’s current megadrought hit a shocking new low. Last Thursday, the state’s snowpack officially ran out.

At least some measurable snowpack in the Sierra mountains...more...

Dallas – To help multi-family operators save thousands of gallons of water a year and dramatically lower utility bills, Sustain-Ability Solutions, a leader in emerging...more...

Londonderry, N.H. — Bosch Thermotechnology, a division of Robert Bosch North America, launched a national geothermal awareness campaign on Earth Day 2015 to raise public awareness...more...

Perrysville, Ohio – California's drought has focused nationwide attention on saving water during 2015 Earth Day events on April 22. From washing machines to dishwaters...more...

The Proud Green Home of St. Louis provides an educational platform to inspire building professionals and consumers about the benefits of sustainable, high performance home...more...

Each New Year seems to bring new legislation that steers our industry to a path of great change. Last year it was the new Low...more...

Franklin Park, Ill. – Sloan has donated water- and energy-efficient plumbing products for the restrooms at Benjamin Franklin High School in New Orleans, the Green...more...

Public consumer campaign will launch on April 24, Earth Day 2015

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