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Save water with low-flow plumbing fixtures

A common question that I am often asked is, “How much water does a person use a day?” My response is always, “Good question! Who knows?” It is generally assumed that with all of the plumbing books sitting on my bookshelf, there must be a value of daily use somewhere in those books. In fact, many books have a daily use. Almost every one of those books has old, out-of-date numbers. One of my favorite books lists a value of 20 to 90 gallons per person per day for a dwelling unit. more from pmmag.com

 

4 HVAC trends in 2017  

With a new year comes a fresh range of trials, tribulations, observations and opportunities for the global HVAC industry. Smarter, greener technologies are continuing to garner worldwide momentum, while the industry is predicted to enjoy healthy growth until at least 2020. At WorldBuild365, we like to keep ahead of the curve when it comes to HVAC news so here are four trends to watch in 2017 and beyond. Of course, more trends and topics will be presenting themselves over the next twelve months, but here are four hot issues to... more from worldbuild365.com

 

New buildings, lights add a splash of color to night time skyline

For years, the colored lights outlining the Duke Energy Center have hogged attention on Charlotte’s night skyline, changing for holidays and the city’s sports teams. But colored lighting at other uptown buildings is adding a new dash of color. Light testing has been underway nightly at 300 South Tryon, the new, 25-story office tower set to open this summer. The lights ringing each floor have been red, blue and white in recent nights, giving the building an early Fourth of July appearance. more from charlotteobserver.com

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