In addition to creating an energy efficient home, water efficiency is also very important as part of a greater ecological house.
Here are some of the choices we have made:
Irrigration – a 6000L rainwater collection system, to be interconnected to the sprinkler system.
Toilets – Pfister Treviso toilets, using a 3L/6L dual flush system, and earning the highest available MAP score, a rating to determine it’s ability to flush solid waste.
Faucets – Pfister Bernini connection, EPA WaterSense rated, using 5.7L/minute of water or less.
Shower – Delta Dryden trims and Moen showerheads, EPA WaterSense rated, using 7.5L/minute of water or less.
Kitchen- Delta Touch2O touch operated kitchen faucet.
LG Washer/Dryer – LG WM3987HW, qualifying under the LEED program for water efficient clothes washer, and Energy Star compliant.
Dishwasher- Samsung DMR78 dishwasher, Energy Star compliant.