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How To Install a High Efficiency Cache Aerator

A great way to ensure that your home is using both water and energy efficiently is by installing a high efficiency faucet aerator in both your kitchen and bathroom faucets. However, not all kitchen and bathroom faucets will be the same. In some cases the aerator will be embedded into the fixture itself (like the […]

December 18th

How To Install A Water Efficient Shower Head

Are you looking for an easy way to be more efficient with both your water and electricity use, but don’t want to drastically change your daily routines? If so, you’re in luck. By swapping out your old shower head for one that’s more efficient you’ll accomplish both of your savings goals, and the best part is […]

July 22nd

Pono Home: Creating Greener, Healthier Homes

Pono Home is changing the face of green living in Honolulu. Pono is a Hawaiian word that translates to uprightness, balance, righteousness, or correctness. This sense of balance or uprightness inspires the ethos of Pono Home, which works to encourage people to learn more about sustainability and climate change by making connections between the costs associated […]

November 22nd

World Water Day 2012: Water and Food Security

World Water Day is March 22nd and the United Nations would like you to help their campaign by helping motivate others to conserve and respect this delicate resource. The annual event organized through the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations works to promote ideas that will hopefully decrease water waste and increase more productive methods for using our valuable water supply. To celebrate World Water Day this year, here are some simple ways we can work to embrace water conservation at home.

March 22nd

GTR Increasing Water Efficiency with EPA’s WaterSense Program

GreenTalk Radio host Sean Daily talks to Stephanie Thornton of the EPA about their WaterSense program. Much like the EnergyStar program, WaterSense seeks to help Americans to save water and protect the environment by creating product efficiency standards that manufacturers must meet in order to receive the WaterSense certification label on their products.

August 28th