Greenbuild 2011: Spotlight on Hands-Free Faucets

Earth Month Tip #2: Water Conservation

For our Earth Month Tip #2 we’re taking a look at water conservation in the home. This is a big one, but it can be broken down in manageable projects. Sadly, we are still largely a society that takes its water for granted. I know this doesn’t go for...
Greenbuild 2011: Spotlight on Hands-Free Faucets

Fixing a Flooded Basement | Basement Flooding

You know what’s worse than a midge plague? A flooded basement. In a sequence of events that smacked of the Book of Revelation, the swarms of midges gave way to basement flooding, leading my housemates and I to predict that Lake Champlain will soon run red with...
Greenbuild 2011: Spotlight on Hands-Free Faucets

How Much Water Down the Drain?

How important is saving water in your house? You don’t have to be a Green-iac to feel the urge to conserve. The lower monthly water bill might be just the push you need. Back in the day (before the National Energy Policy Act of 1992), kitchen faucets were...