by Zona on April 24, 2015

How to Make Your Commercial Building Energy Efficient this Spring

Indianapolis PlumberWater is very important essential to life. It is used in houses, restaurants, commercial buildings, and thousands of other buildings.

If you have a commercial building, it is guaranteed that you, your employees, and visitors use a lot of water in your building every day.

There are methods that you can use to limit the amount of water your building uses and save water costs and usage. One of these methods is to get low-flow plumbing fixtures.

Focus on Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures

There are not just technological advances in electrical products, but in the plumbing field as well. Technology has made it possible to get rid of plumbing fixtures that use a lot of water and get plumbing fixtures that use a lower amount of water instead.

You can get aerators for your faucets, shower heads with a lower amount of flow, and high-efficiency toilets and urinal flush valves.

Initially, you do have to spend money to save money, but if you use them a lot, you get your money you spent on them on water bill savings in under a year.

If you are constantly using water, especially if the amount of water you use is ever changing, it is well worth the investment to purchase these fixtures that use less water. Watching out for leaks is also very important.

Look Out For Leaks

Unfortunately, you may not notice a leak or leaks for a long period of time. Since a lot of pipes are not visible, leaks are not seen until it is damaged and noticed on ceilings and walls. How much water is lost depends on the kind of leak and how bad it is. Dripping water and leaks from toilets can go up to gallons of water lost every day.

Design adjustments that may cut down on leaks or locate leaks before harm and loss take place. If you have a leak identification system in serious or obscure places connected to a BAS to let maintenance employees of water leaks guarantee a hasty response prior to building walls, ceilings, and equipment are ruined forever.

Piping dedicated lines that are used a lot make sure that pressure is maintained when the plumbing equipment is used. Confinined areas in buildings also allow the end user to incorporate the capability to close locations that leaks have taken place without stopping the whole building from being used. The key goal is making fixing equipment and inspection happen without any problems.

Leaks are not avoidable, but with methods and procedures, and of course, paying some money at the start, things being ruined and water being wasted can be lowered. Running a rain sensor is also key to lowering the amount of water used in your building.

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Run a Rain Sensor

Using a rain sensor is one of the easiest and fastest methods to take care of water conversation in irrigation systems.

They are created to pinpoint when it is raining and lock-out a controller so it does not continue to be in use and irrigate at times when it is not needed.

When it is done raining, the sensor will start over on its own, which gives the controller time to start over on its regular schedule without losing the data that is programmed into it.

If you incorporate these water-saving ideas into your buildings, you will spend some money upfront, but you will save much more in the long and also help the environment at the same time.

Interested in going green? Call Griesemer Plumbing & Mechanical at (317) 881-9536 to make your Indianapolis home more energy efficient today.

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