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WaterSense

The WaterSense Blueprint

Blueprint bannerThe WaterSense Blueprint is dedicated to news and events related to WaterSense labeled homes. Sign up to receive The WaterSense Blueprint and get WaterSense news delivered right to your Inbox. You can also help spread the word by distributing Blueprint to builders and developers looking to incorporate water efficiency into their projects. You can find all the previous issues of the Blueprint below.

Year Issue # Issue
2016 11 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue XI, Fall 2016 | PDF(4 pp, 1 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Already Building Green? The WaterSense Label Complements Other Home Certifications
  • Update: zHome Delivers
  • WaterSense 2015 Accomplishments Keep Saving
  • In the News
  • Calendar of Events
2016 10 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue X, Summer 2016 | PDF(4 pp, 1.3 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Why Is the WaterSense Label Important and How Can Our Homes Earn It?
  • Featured Builder: Northwest (Arkansas) Regional Housing Authority
  • In the News
  • Calendar of Events
2016 9 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue IX, Spring 2016 | PDF(4 pp, 1 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Find a Pro to Help Your Homes
  • Meet the WaterSense Outdoor Criteria
  • Use Our Tools to Promote Your Labeled Homes
  • In the News
  • Calendar of Events
2016 8 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue VIII, Winter 2016 | PDF(5 pp, 1.6 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Technical Corner: Going Beyond the WaterSense Label with Graywater Reuse
  • Marketing Corner: Water-Energy Nexus Hits Home With Winter Chill
  • In the News
  • Calendar of Events
2015 7 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue VII, Fall 2015 | PDF(5 pp, 1.6 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Builder's Beat: Leveraging Landscapes to Beat Drought
  • Did You Know?
  • Marketing Corner: When in Drought
  • Calendar of Events
2015 6 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue VI, Summer 2015 | PDF(3 pp, 223 K, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Technical Corner: "Gut Rehab" and the WaterSense Label
  • New Infographic: The Benefits of a WaterSense Labeled Home
  • In the News
  • Calendar of Events
2015 5 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue V, Spring 2015 | PDF(3 pp, 1 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Marketing Corner: Open the Door to Savings with EPA's Trio of Certifications!
  • In the News
  • Calendar of Events
2015 4 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue IV, Winter 2015 | PDF(6 pp, 677 K, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Technical Corner: Multi–Family Buildings and Single–Family Homes—What Are the Differences for Earning the WaterSense Label?
  • NEW! Infographic on the WaterSense Label and Multi–Family Homes
  • Builder's Beat: Retrofitting for Deep Water Savings at DHA
  • Share the Savings: The WaterSense Label and Multi–Family Homes
  • Calendar of Events
2014 3 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue III, Fall 2014 | PDF(6 pp, 762 K, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Marketing Corner: Let Go of the "Low–Flow" Lingo and Sell Satisfaction!
  • NEW! Infographic on High–Performing WaterSense Labeled Products
  • Builder’s Beat: Product Performance in Ichijo USA’s zHome Community and Beyond
  • Share the Savings: Promote That Performance!
  • Calendar of Events
2014 2 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue II, Spring 2014 | PDF(6 pp, 1.3 MB, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Technical Corner: Increasing Curb Appeal With the WaterSense Water Budget Tool
  • NEW! Infographic on the Benefits of Water-Efficient, Low-Maintenance Landscapes
  • Builder's Beat: Patrick Dickinson, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Dallas
  • Share the Savings: Promote Your WaterSense Labeled Homes on Social Media
  • Calendar of Events
2014 1 The WaterSense Blueprint: Issue I, Winter 2014 | PDF(4 pp, 360 K, About PDF)
In This Issue:
  • Welcome to Blueprint!
  • Technical Corner: Efficient Hot Water Distribution Systems Save Water and Energy
  • NEW! Infographic on Efficient Hot Water Distribution Systems!
  • Builder's Beat: Q&A With KB Home's Jacob Atalla
  • Share the Savings: Promote Your WaterSense Labeled Homes on Social Media
  • Calendar of Events
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