Shower Better This Month

Filed in Design, Environmental, Remodelers by on October 12, 2016 1 Comment
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shower better posterWe’re sure you already knew this: October is Shower Better Month. It’s the time of year that the Environmental Protection Agency reminds consumers that shorter showers — or new showerheads — can save the average home owner about 2,900 gallons of water per year.

Remodelers can use this dripping-wet warning to talk to their clients about upgrading to WaterSense-labeled showerheads when they contemplate a bathroom remodel — or to appeal to their desire for sustainability and green building products.

“If just one in every 10 homes in the U.S. upgraded a full bathroom with WaterSense labeled fixtures, we could save about 74 billion gallons of water and $1.6 billion on our utility bills nationwide annually,” say the folks behind Shower Better Month.

To learn more about NAHB’s green building resources, contact Jaclyn Toole. To find out about joining NAHB Remodelers, visit nahb.org/whynahbr.

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  1. Another cost effective and aesthetically pleasing market advantage to include in new home and remodeling projects!
    Use these products to your advantage.
    Educate your sales and marketing teams!
    Promote WaterSense benefits!
    Sell and close more home and remodeling projects!
    ONwards and UPqwards!

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