is green a good public policy?

Ballanco, Jullus
October 2012
Plumbing & Mechanical;Oct2012, Vol. 30 Issue 8, p28
The article discusses issues related to water conservation in the plumbing industry. The author believes that water-conservation provisions should not left for a voluntary green code of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), but it should be part of public policy. The article informs that few water-conservation ideas that are a part of the green codes are installing 1.28 gal. per flush water closet, using dual-flush handles and lowering the shower flow rate.


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