Lessons LearnedTop Mistakes to Avoid when Improving your        Building’s Water Efficiency                  Troy Aichele ...
AicheleIKE   + LEE            CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
Plunging into Plumbing – Specialty Systems             Instructors: Troy Aichele                                         C...
CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human   Factor                               CM 321 - Mechanical
Troy’s Toilet TriviaIn the United States, when is the toilet flushed   more often than any other time of the year?        ...
Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human   Factor                               CM 321 - Mechanical
Assemble DataHistorical UseCost Data /Utility RatesBuilding Use andOccupancy                         CM 321 - Mechanical
Compare Benchmarks      Water Use / SF / Year Comparisons          120          100          80Gallons          60        ...
CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
Sensor Activated Water Closets                         CM 321 - Mechanical
Waterless Urinals            CM 321 - Mechanical
Find Existing Leaks                           CM 321 - Mechanical74
Be thorough              CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
Actual Fixture Counts not matching            Audit Count                             CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
Troy’s Toilet TriviaWhich toilet cubicle in a public restroom is           usually the cleanest?    CM 321 - Mechanical
Over or Under Estimating Use Rates  Water Closet  – 3 / Day (Women)  – 1 / Day (Men)*  Urinal  – 2 / Day (Men)  Faucets  –...
Over or Under Estimating Use Rates                             CM 321 - Mechanical
Measuring with Bucket and       StopwatchMeasure twiceand averageMeasure 10%of similardevicesthroughoutfacility           ...
Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human   Factor                               CM 321 - Mechanical
Lowering GPF without changing bowl                             CM 321 - Mechanical
Fixture Footprintsare not all the same                       CM 321 - Mechanical
System Shut-downs vs. Freezing                          CM 321 - Mechanical
Beta-Testing               CM 321 - Mechanical
Problematic Existing Conditions                           CM 321 - Mechanical
Aerators vs. Flow Control                        CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human   Factor                               CM 321 - Mechanical
Straying from Water Audit    Recommendations                        CM 321 - Mechanical
Low Water Flow Concerns:  Maintenance Problems                      CM 321 - Mechanical
Low Water Flow  Concerns: User Negative   Feedback                 CM 321 - Mechanical
Putting Water EfficiencyAhead of User or Building needs                           CM 321 - Mechanical
Troy’s Toilet TriviaWhat percentage of Americans feel betterabout themselves after flushing the toilet?                   ...
Waiting for the perfect time                          CM 321 - Mechanical
Irrigation (Xeriscaping)                           CM 321 - Mechanical
Think you’re not eligible     for rebates ?                            CM 321 - Mechanical
Utility Rate Trends…                                    Utility Rate Trends                         10 %                  ...
CM 321 - Mechanical
Follow-up Audits /Stop looking for new products                          CM 321 - Mechanical
Boiler Stack Economizer      Condensate Recovery                Cost: $1,090                Water / Sewer Savings: 720 GPD...
Prioritize Work via ROI Durations                            CM 321 - Mechanical
Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human   Factor                           CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
CM 321 - Mechanical
BONUS ROUND !!!What day is World Plumbing Day?                           CM 321 - Mechanical
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Watersmart innovations 2010 top mistakes to avoid when improving your building's water efficiency

  1. 1. Lessons LearnedTop Mistakes to Avoid when Improving your Building’s Water Efficiency Troy Aichele Aichele and Associates, LLC October 7, 2010 CM 321 - Mechanical
  2. 2. AicheleIKE + LEE CM 321 - Mechanical
  3. 3. CM 321 - Mechanical
  4. 4. CM 321 - Mechanical
  5. 5. Plunging into Plumbing – Specialty Systems Instructors: Troy Aichele CM 321 - Mechanical
  6. 6. CM 321 - Mechanical
  7. 7. CM 321 - Mechanical
  8. 8. Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human Factor CM 321 - Mechanical
  9. 9. Troy’s Toilet TriviaIn the United States, when is the toilet flushed more often than any other time of the year? CM 321 - Mechanical
  10. 10. Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human Factor CM 321 - Mechanical
  11. 11. Assemble DataHistorical UseCost Data /Utility RatesBuilding Use andOccupancy CM 321 - Mechanical
  12. 12. Compare Benchmarks Water Use / SF / Year Comparisons 120 100 80Gallons 60 40 20 0 0 500,000 1,000,000 1,500,000 2,000,000 Hospital Size (Square Feet) CM 321 - Mechanical
  13. 13. CM 321 - Mechanical
  14. 14. CM 321 - Mechanical
  15. 15. Sensor Activated Water Closets CM 321 - Mechanical
  16. 16. Waterless Urinals CM 321 - Mechanical
  17. 17. Find Existing Leaks CM 321 - Mechanical74
  18. 18. Be thorough CM 321 - Mechanical
  19. 19. CM 321 - Mechanical
  20. 20. CM 321 - Mechanical
  21. 21. CM 321 - Mechanical
  22. 22. Actual Fixture Counts not matching Audit Count CM 321 - Mechanical
  23. 23. CM 321 - Mechanical
  24. 24. Troy’s Toilet TriviaWhich toilet cubicle in a public restroom is usually the cleanest? CM 321 - Mechanical
  25. 25. Over or Under Estimating Use Rates Water Closet – 3 / Day (Women) – 1 / Day (Men)* Urinal – 2 / Day (Men) Faucets – 1 Minute / Person / Day Shower Use – 8 Minutes / Day *3 / Day if no urinals CM 321 - Mechanical
  26. 26. Over or Under Estimating Use Rates CM 321 - Mechanical
  27. 27. Measuring with Bucket and StopwatchMeasure twiceand averageMeasure 10%of similardevicesthroughoutfacility CM 321 - Mechanical
  28. 28. Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human Factor CM 321 - Mechanical
  29. 29. Lowering GPF without changing bowl CM 321 - Mechanical
  30. 30. Fixture Footprintsare not all the same CM 321 - Mechanical
  31. 31. System Shut-downs vs. Freezing CM 321 - Mechanical
  32. 32. Beta-Testing CM 321 - Mechanical
  33. 33. Problematic Existing Conditions CM 321 - Mechanical
  34. 34. Aerators vs. Flow Control CM 321 - Mechanical
  35. 35. CM 321 - Mechanical
  36. 36. Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human Factor CM 321 - Mechanical
  37. 37. Straying from Water Audit Recommendations CM 321 - Mechanical
  38. 38. Low Water Flow Concerns: Maintenance Problems CM 321 - Mechanical
  39. 39. Low Water Flow Concerns: User Negative Feedback CM 321 - Mechanical
  40. 40. Putting Water EfficiencyAhead of User or Building needs CM 321 - Mechanical
  41. 41. Troy’s Toilet TriviaWhat percentage of Americans feel betterabout themselves after flushing the toilet? CM 321 - Mechanical
  42. 42. Waiting for the perfect time CM 321 - Mechanical
  43. 43. Irrigation (Xeriscaping) CM 321 - Mechanical
  44. 44. Think you’re not eligible for rebates ? CM 321 - Mechanical
  45. 45. Utility Rate Trends… Utility Rate Trends 10 % 10%$9.00$8.00$7.00$6.00$5.00$4.00$3.00$2.00 Water Peak$1.00 Water $/CCF Waste Sewer $- $/CCF 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 Year CM 321 - Mechanical
  46. 46. CM 321 - Mechanical
  47. 47. Follow-up Audits /Stop looking for new products CM 321 - Mechanical
  48. 48. Boiler Stack Economizer Condensate Recovery Cost: $1,090 Water / Sewer Savings: 720 GPD Return on Investment: 5 Months CM 321 - Mechanical77
  49. 49. Prioritize Work via ROI Durations CM 321 - Mechanical
  50. 50. Objectives1. Audits2. Installation3. The Human Factor CM 321 - Mechanical
  51. 51. CM 321 - Mechanical
  52. 52. CM 321 - Mechanical
  53. 53. BONUS ROUND !!!What day is World Plumbing Day? CM 321 - Mechanical
  54. 54. CM 321 - Mechanical
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