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Region 2

Serving New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands and Eight Tribal Nations.

Construction and Renovation: Water Efficiency

Desired Core Competencies

  • Understand strategies to reduce water usage and increase water efficiency.

Example Topics to Explore

  • Specify water-efficient products (e.g., guest room toilets, showerheads, bathroom sink faucets, and public restroom toilets and urinals), labeled by EPA's WaterSense program.
  • Utilize planning/design, auditing, and operation/maintenance service of WaterSense irrigation partners to maximize landscape water efficiency.
  • Capture rainwater for reuse onsite.
  • Treat and re-use wastewater onsite for toilets and other non-potable uses.
  • Specify appropriate/native plant species for grounds.


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