Graywater recycling

Graywater recycling

Graywater is water that is discharged from household appliances and fixtures in the laundry, kitchen or bathroom. Graywater recycling is water taken from the wastewater stream that is treated and reused. The level of treatment and quality of resultant water depends on the intended use.
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Graywater recycling minimizes the use of fresh water.
In addition to building nearly 100 WaterSense labeled homes in 2014, KB Home also constructed model homes in California featuring innovative water-efficient products, along with graywater recycling systems that provide water for toilet-flushing or landscape irrigation.
One way to make this transition is through a graywater recycling system.
Strategies focusing on applying ICT to external environments and components of buildings, such as "B1 Intelligent vegetal wall system", "D2 Inductive shutter", "D3 Solar photoelectric glass", "D10 Solar-tracking light-guide plates", "D11 Smart roof light-guide system", and "H1 Intelligent graywater recycling system", are classified as "Attractive" attributes.
Graywater recycling isn't used in Florence Lofts' commercial building because California law prohibits this, Sheldon says, but the lessons he learned creating the community are applicable across the board.
Other green features include pool filters that clean water using minimal chemicals and minimize water waste, graywater recycling, and native landscaping.
Even if graywater recycling is impractical, a composting toilet can greatly prolong the life of your septic system and reduce pump-out and maintenance costs (usually $200 to $300 every other year) because most of the problematic solids are kept out of the system.
Chapters on mobile home, travel trailer parks, and graywater recycling are included.
Of special note are the chapters dedicated to the plumbing of mobile home and travel trailer parks and graywater recycling.
As with Tropical Nature Travel, 16-foot square canvas cottages adjoin facilities with modern plumbing and a state-of-the-art graywater recycling system.
Before society rallies around the idea that graywater recycling can solve all of our water shortage problems, it would be wise to investigate potential hazards associated with the practice, as well as review some of the current permitted applications.
Graywater recycling can be designed into new construction; when compared with total building cost, a graywater-recovery system looks very economical.