Category: Green

National Water Quality Month

National Water Quality Month

[ 0 ] August 24, 2016 |

If you are a fan of high quality water, you’re going to appreciate the importance of National Water Quality Month celebrated in August. It is a month to remember the importance of good, clean water for all living things. National Water Quality Month is an ideal time to learn important ways you can help do your […]

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Dual Flush Toilets

Dual Flush Toilets

[ 0 ] March 29, 2016 |

Dual flush toilets are the latest in water-conservation efforts, and have made the crossover from commercial to residential applications. Now, most well-known residential brands sell at least one dual flush model, including Kohler, American Standard, and Toto. Not only are there options, but the options are reasonably, and competitively priced. Unfortunately, due to the vast differences in design, […]

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Portland Utilizes Turbines in City Water Pipes to Generate Electricity

Portland Utilizes Turbines in City Water Pipes to Generate Electricity

[ 0 ] January 15, 2016 |

Portland residents are able to generate green electricity simply by turning on their water taps and flushing their toilets. Fast Company reports that the Oregon city is using a state-of-the art system to capture energy from water flowing through the city’s pipelines. Small turbines installed inside the pipelines are turned by the flowing water, sending energy […]

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Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

[ 0 ] January 1, 2016 |

While most of us are still in shock that 2015 is over (what?!), some of us have already begun planning for 2016 and looking for ways to improve. New Years resolutions typically entail staying fit or saving money. While we can’t help you with the former, we can make saving money easier. Here is a list of plumbing resolutions […]

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Earth Day Plumbing Tips

Earth Day Plumbing Tips

[ 0 ] April 22, 2015 |

Earth Day began in 1970, with an aim to raise awareness about the environmental health of the planet. On this 45th Earth Day, people all across the globe will be engaging in eco-friendly activities to help the environment.  We have a few plumbing-related home improvement ideas you can institute today to help you become more energy-efficient year-round. The focus for […]

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New NAECA Water Heater Guidelines

New NAECA Water Heater Guidelines

[ 0 ] April 1, 2015 |

  On April 16, the Us Department of Energy, in coordination with the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) will be updating their minimum energy efficiency requirements for water heaters. All water heaters manufactured on or after this date will need to meet these new requirements. What does this mean for you? Well, in addition to […]

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