If Low Flow is a No Go, Whats the Alternative? Heat Transfer Shower Faucets of Course!You see, we waste most of our energy and hot water during showering and laundry times. The laundry aspect is almost unavoidable but small things like combining loads or not washing as often make a big difference. The shower end of things though has few viable options until recently. Some intelligent shower faucet designers are building new water delivery systems that recycle the heat from wasted water. You aren't re-using waste water though, only the heat from it. That in itself isn't a HUGE water saving idea but it does save a lot of power and that doesn't hurt anyone! Combined with electronic water limiting and shut off the systems slowly ween down the water supply to let you know you're wasting water you start to notice the real water and money savings. Since it measures water usage by volume you don't have to fore go those nice long relaxing showers after a long day. With the right Shower Faucet head you can limit the amount of water being released but it won't seem like it. Think, low flow shower heads, but without the low flow trickle of water. This seems to be accomplished a number of ways but primarily by increasing the water pressure to the shower faucet as well as the temperature of the water through the heat transfer system, then decreasing the flow of water through the faucet. By alternating water volume and pressure, you can rinse off quickly with high pressure medium volume, or bask in hot relaxing water with low pressure low volume water on the fly all the while saving water. I'm honestly a little shaky on the subject but you can find out more here ShowerSmartFacuet.com.
Even if you don't decide to use some of the new water smart technologies that are being developed, you can still do your part to lessen our wasteful water use practices. Limit the length of your showers and if possible the frequency. Nobody needs to shower twice a day every day. As mentioned before it can be as easy is combining laundry loads. Water is a valuable resource and the less there is the more valuable it becomes. It's only a matter of time until someone tries to profit from it and that means we might just have to pay for something that used to be free. Do your part and help reduce the risk of that happening... save water!