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Posted on Water Efficiency October 5, 2018 by Vittorio
Roughly 70% of the earth’s surface is covered with water. Yet less than 3% is freshwater and not all of that is accessible for use. While climate change receives ongoing attention, the risk of water shortage is severe enough to deserve our focus. Here’s why.
The benefits of the system are: • Property Manager Dashboard which is designed to monitor the water usage for each apartment. • Battery Life indicated on the Property Manager Dashboard with notification when the batteries need to be changed. Lifespan is about 2 years and they use standard AA batteries. • Automatic Shut-off Valve with […]
Awareness of the impact our buildings have on the environment, particularly energy consumption and the release of greenhouse gases, has pushed us to the frontier of building automation. But automation means more than just setting and forgetting. Here is the path we have followed since the beginning of building management to the present and what […]
Hidden leaks have the potential to wreak havoc in your home if left undetected. Developing the habit of searching for hidden leaks will help you prevent a future disaster. Here are some tips for finding a sneaky leak: Look for it visually Even if you can’t see a leaking pipe, the location of pooled or […]
Cape Town’s “Day Zero” experience – the prospect of dam levels dropping dangerously low, taps running dry and water rations being distributed from public collection points – speaks powerfully to the urgency and complexity of climate change adaptation. The recent arrival of the South African city’s winter rains means that dam levels have begun rising again […]