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Retrofitting an old house for water conservation

Whirlpool has done a lot of work on the water-conservation side of its appliances Whirlpool and Kohler are collaborating on the Retrofit Net zero Energy Water Waste House The house contains a variety of water technologies, such as a rainwater recovery and reuse system Whirlpool surveyed a random sample of more than 1,200 homeowners to determine their water and energy efficiency preferences

Green is often thought about as something you can implement in a new building, but Kohler and Whirlpool demonstrated at the recent Greenbuild Show in Washington how you can drastically reduce water use in an old house. An 87-year-old house near the Purdue University campus to be exact.

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