If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now

Water Saving Tips for Facility Managers, Owners

Water conservation and saving money on water bills are likely top of mind for facility managers and owner/operators going into the new year. Forty out of 50 state water managers expect water shortages under average conditions in some portion of their states over the next decade, according to the EPA. … Read more »

2015 WaterSense

EPA WaterSense Award Winners Announced

For helping consumers conserve water, Kohler, Delta Faucet, Home Depot and KB Home have won 2015 WaterSense Sustained Excellence Awards. The EPA says the 2015 WaterSense Partners of the Years along with more than 1,700 other WaterSense partners have helped Americans save 1.1 trillion gallons of water and $21.7 billion … Read more »

Online Tools to Choose Water-Efficient Products

Online Tools to Choose Water-Efficient Products

Online tools to help agencies choose water-efficient and energy-efficient technologies and products for deployment in federal facilities have been released by the US Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP). Water-efficient products include WaterSense-labeled faucets, showerheads, toilets and urinals, as well as pool pumps that recirculate water. The efficient technologies and products … Read more »

Lowes logo

Lowes to Phase Out Neonic Pesticides

Lowe’s announced in its 2014 Social Responsibility Report that it is phasing out the sale of products that contain neonicotinoid (neonic) pesticides within 48 months as suitable alternatives become commercially available. Some studies have indicated that neonics are damaging the health of honeybees and other pollinators.  According to a study … Read more »

liquid gold

California Drought Could Be Liquid Gold for Water Saving, Recycling Technologies

As California moves forward with its first-ever statewide mandatory water reductions, industry is taking a leading role in advocating for conservation. Of course, it’s not purely altruistic. The ongoing California drought and new water regulations will undoubtedly boost sales of water saving technologies like those provided by Xylem, which earlier … Read more »

smart irrigation

Smart Irrigation Service Enables Compliance with CA Water Restrictions

In response to the California State Water Resources Control Board’s statewide water restrictions imposed last week, ETwater is moving up the availability on the release of its smart irrigation subscription service. The subscription service automatically adjusts an irrigation system with an outdoor watering schedule that uses only the minimum amount … Read more »

2014 WaterSense Partner of the Year

EPA Awards WaterSense Partners of the Year

Kohler, Home Depot and KB Home are among the companies to receive 2014 EPA WaterSense Partners of the Year awards for promoting water efficiency and helping consumers save 757 billion gallons of water. Kohler received the 2014 Sustained Excellence Award — the highest level of WaterSense recognition — for the … Read more »

epa watersense

Home Depot, KB Home Win EPA Water Awards

Home Depot and KB Home were among several companies and organizations honored by the EPA for their commitment to water efficiency and support of the WaterSense program. Since the EPA launched the program in 2006, WaterSense-labeled products — and its 2,700 other WaterSense partners — have helped Americans save $8.9 … Read more »

pre-rinse spray valve

First WaterSense Labeled Product Available for Commercial Kitchens

Pre-rinse spray valves — which remove excess food waste from dishes prior to dishwashing and account for about one-third of the water used in a typical commercial kitchen — are now eligible to earn the EPA’s WaterSense label and help food service establishments save water, energy and money. This is … Read more »

Lowe’s, Kohler, KB Home Win EPA Water Awards

Lowe’s helped its customers save about 4 billion gallons of water last year, and Kohler introduced 40 new water-efficient toilet models to the North American market in 2011, earning both companies EPA awards. Colorado Springs Utilities, American Standard Brands and KB Home also received 2012 WaterSense partners of the year … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Organic Labeling, EPA WaterSense, Lighting Quality Standard

Whole Foods Market has taken steps to assure that personal care products in its US stores are third-party certified when using the word “organic”; the company says it is the first national retailer to do so. The grocery chain says that all personal care products on its domestic shelves are … Read more »

Standards & Compliance Briefing: Volvo Meets 2014 Standards, Greener Fields Together, EPA WaterSense

Volvo Group trucks in the US, both Mack and Volvo branded, are now certified in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations by the EPA and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Mack Trucks’ full lineup of model year 2014 trucks and tractors, and Volvo Trucks’ entire Class 8 … Read more »