Today, building owners and property managers across the country are focusing on water efficiency
to achieve cost savings and demonstrate a commitment to green policies.
Pontycymer Nursery in Bridgend was named among the runners-up in the water efficiency
One way to ensure activity gets noticed - and gets results - is to take a structured approach to water efficiency
, by signing up to the Envirowise Big Splash programme.
3 litres per day - through a package of five water efficiency
But if companies act now, improved water efficiency
could help lessen the impact of drought measures, while making a big impact on their bottom line by reducing rising utility costs too.
To be considered for the award, applicants will be judged on a number of criteria, including sustainable sites, indoor environmental quality, water efficiency
, energy and atmosphere, economic viability and other sustainable attributes.
Year five pupils from Maindee Primary School and members of the student eco committee visited Dwr Cymru Welsh Water's Environmental Education Centre at Cog Moors, near Cardiff, to take part in the company's new water efficiency
programme, designed to help pupils achieve an Eco Schools Award.
SAN FRANCISCO -- WaterSmart Software, a water efficiency
solutions company that helps utilities educate their customers on ways to conserve water, today announced a one-year pilot study with the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) to advance residential water use efficiency.
Increasingly retrofitting suds systems and water efficiency
products in areas of high density housing with flood risk is also becoming a priority in durham.
3m on extra water efficiency
measures and how NFU members are adapting to the changing and extreme weather conditions which this year saw acres of the countryside under water - a sharp contrast to the droughts only a year earlier.
Sir John said: 'Rising energy costs and increasing demand mean that, unless improvements in energy and water efficiency
are delivered, expenditure is likely to increase significantly over the next five to 10 years.
Mandix, based in Cardiff, received the prize in the Leisure and Tourism Category of the Environment Agency's Water Efficiency
Awards 2005, at a ceremony in the Savoy Place, London.