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LEED Water Savers

  1. 1. BIOWater Inc.<br />Water Conservation<br />Kyle Redding, Pete Hughes, Matt Stark, Derek Holden<br />CSM 305 Spring Quarter 2008<br />
  2. 2. WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR 151 GALLONS?<br />The average American uses 151 gallons of water a day!<br />What can be done?<br />BIOWater.<br />
  3. 3. Conserving water and energy in homes by making a few simple modifications<br />Water conservation in Residential Homes:<br />
  4. 4. Overview<br />Topic Description<br />History of water use<br />Main modifications for water saving<br />Manufacturers<br />The “Green Movement”<br />
  5. 5. Topic Description<br />A few simple modifications can save a great deal of money <br />Several products and ideas that will help conserve energy and water <br />Creating a “green” home will be a manageable undertaking<br />
  6. 6. Problem With Water Use<br />Humans use about half of the available fresh water on the planet<br />Freshwater Ecosystem is at risk <br />Many cities are built in deserts<br />
  7. 7. More Problems<br />Water levels have dropped 100 feet since 1940<br />The Colorado River does not reach the Pacific Ocean<br />Just falls short <br />
  8. 8. Manufacturers<br />Crane Plumbing and Kinetico are two major manufactures out of Ohio <br />Crane Plumbing make everything from low flow shower heads to 1 gal toilets <br />Kinetico is a water purification company <br />
  9. 9. Main Applications<br /><ul><li>Thousands of gallons of water are wasted each year when watering lawns in Ohio
  10. 10. hose filters will aid with this problem
  11. 11. Showers account for 32% of water use in Ohio
  12. 12. The Incredible Head will reduce water use by over 3 gallons per minute</li></li></ul><li>Main Applications<br />Toilets in Ohio also waste water everyday <br />A toilet dam can save 30 % on every flush <br />That’s 12,000 gallons a year!!!<br />Washing machines also waste water<br />Installing water efficient washers will save over 20 gallons per load<br />
  13. 13. Save Water Doing Laundry!<br />25 % less water<br />9.7 Gallons per load saved<br />Less detergent <br />High Speed<br />Saves energy<br />
  14. 14. Other Benefits!<br />Easy Access<br />University of Texas<br />Save $$$<br />
  15. 15. Hose Timer<br />Automatic yard watering will never be easier<br />Water early in the morning during times of least evaporation<br />Eliminate over watering of the yard <br />Multi-port manifolds <br />
  16. 16. Water Hose<br />Unrestricted hoses flow at over twelve GPM<br />7 Flow settings<br />Volume Control Dial <br />
  17. 17. The Incredible Shower Head<br />Showers add up to thousands of gallons per year<br />Reduce output to 1.9 Gallons per minute rather than 5.<br />
  18. 18. The Incredible Shower Head<br />Jet Turbo Massage. <br />Higher Flow at Low Pressures Satisfies More. <br />Non-Aerating Spray Means Less Temperature Loss. <br />Self-Cleaning. <br />Install Easily By Hand. <br />Meets & Exceeds ANSI Specifications. <br />Certified California Energy Commision. <br />
  19. 19. Toilet Dam<br />Toilets are a large part of the water that is wasted.<br />Can hold 2-3 gallons of water.<br />Can save up to 12,000 a year<br />About $11<br />Can save $50-$100 a<br /> year.<br />
  20. 20. Why BIOWater<br />5 LEED points<br />BIOWater saves over 75,000 gallons of water annually.<br />Pay investment off in one year<br />Saving you thousands of dollars in a lifetime<br />
  21. 21. Thank You for Your Time!<br />GO GREEN!<br />GO BIOWater<br />
  22. 22. Citations<br />&quot;Eco Options.&quot; April 2008. 5 May 2008 &lt;http://www6.homedepot.com/ecooptions&gt;.<br />Vickers, Amy. &quot;Federal Energy Management Program.&quot; U.S. Department of Energy. 14 Feb. 2008. Water Plow Press. 5 May 2008 &lt;http://www.eere.energy.gov/.&gt;.<br />http://www.wateruseitwisely.com/100ways/ne.shtml <br />