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Evolution of High Efficiency Dual-FlushToilets, MaP, and LEED

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by GreenCE, Inc.
Category Water efficiency

Through this course we will review the trends in water efficiency as related to toilet technologies. We will take an in-depth looka t today's High Efficiency Toilets with particular focus on Dual-Flush, 'Siphonic' and 'Washdown' toilet technologies. MaP (Maxi mum P erformance) testing analysis, Watersense product labeling, and HET requirements will all be reviewed to provide a foundation in perf ormance and water efficiency knowledge. Several case studies utilizing Dual-Flush installations showing improved performa nce coupled with substantial water savings will provide a working understanding on the benefits of incorporating this type of wat er saving tech nology into any project.

Objectives

1. Discuss historical trends and describe the different toilet technologies2. Describe today's High Efficiency Toilets with particular focus on Dual-Flush3. Compare and Contrast 'Siphonic' and 'Washdown' toilet technologies4. Explain MaP (Maximum Performance) Testing:  improvements to flush testing and its shortcomings5. Describe Watersense product labeling and HET requirements6. List several case studies utilizing Dual-Flush installations showing improved performance coupled with substantial water savings7. Explain how WaterSense HET Dual-Flush toilets can contribute toward a project earning LEED certification8. Describe trends in the marketplace, moving toward localized HET standards/ordinances and what the future may hold

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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0