One of our Laundry to Landscape Greywater Systems was featured on National Public Radio's MarketPlace Sustainability. Our client Wade Graham does a demonstration load of laundry during the radio interview with David Weinberg - you can hear the "gurgle" of the washer rinse water as it moves into one of the mulch basins we built into his landscape.
EnviroMeasures led the installation of the outside portion of a branch drain greywater system at the Green Idea House in Hermosa Beach California. Photo taken by Allan Haskell, Greywater Installer Level 2 and contains Brian Munson, Greywater Installer Level 2 (back middle), the home owner Robert Fortunado (right) and two young adults from Youth Build (left front).
By Robert Fortunato on November 1st, 2012
The Green Idea House is one family’s project to affordably retrofit their house into a net zero energy, zero carbon case study. The building has surpassed all our net zero energy, zero carbon goals, is a joy to be in and won the 2012 Green Leadership Award for Los Angeles County, 2012 Environmental Leadership SEED Award. GIH is a case study for Energy Upgrade California and Build it Green’s Green Point Rating. It is also the cornerstone case study for Southern California Edison’s Net Zero Energy Initiative that makes possible the CPUC’s guideline that all new residential buildings be net zero energy by 2020. We also just found out we won the Build It Green, Green Point Rated Award in the Custom Builder Category. The Green Idea House also kept over 97% of construction waste out of the landfill and was also extremely responsive to issues of materials use, water and toxicity... Read More!
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