The Importance of Benchmarking Water Use

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Water plays an integral role in operations for commercial buildings, multifamily communities and manufacturing spaces. As such, it’s important to understand water usage patterns to ensure efficiency and reduce liabilities. In recent years, benchmarking has become the standard for energy monitoring as costs, and associated environmental and sustainability issues have raised awareness around the importance […]

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In-Building Water Conservation Tips

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Plumbing system integrity is not something that we often think about. And although plumbing systems are highly prone to inefficiencies and leaks, the famous proverb “out of sight, out of mind” often holds water. Protect your investment, the environment and your budget with these in-building water conservation tips: Restrooms • Install low flow fixtures and […]

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How to Prevent and Thaw Frozen Pipes

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With temperatures reaching record lows in parts of the country, it’s important to be aware of the cold weather’s impact on your building’s water pipes. Frozen pipes commonly occur in places exposed to the elements such as outdoor hose bibs, and water supply lines in unheated interior areas like basements, crawlspaces, and even kitchen cabinets. As […]

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WaterSignal Assists California Property Owners with New Water-Consumption Goals

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In an effort to prepare for future droughts and climate change, California state legislators recently approved the implementation of permanent water-consumption goals. As of January 2019, property owners will be expected to limit indoor water use to a per-person total of 55 gallons per day. “While this new policy may seem like just another hurdle […]

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