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August 27, 2014

Maximizing Water Efficiency

Upgrading old fixtures and altering occupant behavior are two key strategies to improve building water efficiency, reports FacilitiesNet.com.Upgrading old fixtures and altering occupant behavior are two key strategies to improve building water efficiency, reports FacilitiesNet.com. Depending on their age, older faucets, toilets and urinals could be using 70 to 80 percent more water than newer…

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August 26, 2014

Water conservation: 10 ways to conserve water in your home

Canadians have the second-highest water consumption rates in the world, but it’s quickly becoming apparent that water isn’t an unlimited resource. Do your part and cut down your water use at home. Here we give you 10 ways to conserve water, from small changes to big investments.

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August 25, 2014

Financing green apartment building retrofits

In today’s progressively green society, energy efficiency, sustainability, and eco-friendly features are no longer considered ‘optional’ even if they still cost more than traditional alternatives. Owning and operating an apartment building means understanding the changing industry and striving to be as green as possible. Green, after all, is not only the new standard most tenants…

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August 10, 2014

Water Conservation

The average Canadian uses 329 Litres of water per day –3 times more water than the average European, and 8 times more water than the average U.K. citizen. In the world, we are second only to the U.S. in the amount of water we waste! Historically, Canadians have felt that water is in abundant supply….

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