Why LEED Certified Facilities Need a Smart Water Monitoring System

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LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a globally-recognized green building rating system that seeks to conserve our environmental resources and enhance human health through the promotion of sustainable building practices. For a building to achieve LEED Certified status, it must meet certain prerequisites. To earn points and progress to silver, gold, or platinum […]

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6 Ways to Streamline Water Conservation in Commercial Buildings

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Commercial buildings by nature are large water users. While agriculture, power generation, and manufacturing account for a significant portion of water consumption in the U.S., commercial buildings are not far behind. In addition to incentive programs and tax breaks, commercial buildings can save valuable resources by following these streamlined water conservation methods: 1. Install low-flow […]

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Cooling Towers: How They Work and Ways to Save

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Cooling towers dissipate heat from recirculating water used to cool chillers, air conditioners, or other process equipment to the ambient air. Heat is rejected to the environment from cooling towers through the process of evaporation. Therefore, by design, cooling towers use significant amounts of water. The thermal efficiency and longevity of the cooling tower and […]

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Four Critical Steps on the Path to LEED Certification

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Interested in attaining LEED certification for your building? Managed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED is a green building certification program that seeks to conserve our environmental resources and enhance human health through the promotion of sustainable building and facility management practices. It takes a bit of upfront labor to put together an initial […]

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Simplify Facility Benchmarking with Water Meter Data Management

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Improving your facility’s efficiency is only possible if you can compare your current data with historical data. That’s where facility benchmarking comes in. Facility benchmarking is a foundational process for establishing a standard by which facility metrics are evaluated and measured. It’s a critical step in maximizing the efficiency of your business resources. Although the […]

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