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Water Reuse Solutions and Practices for Commercial and Residential Buildings

GBCI: 0910000273

We currently provide a continuing education training course on the topic of Water Reuse within Commercial and Residential Buildings.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • LEED AP Homes

Rating system: v4



Recovering, treating and reusing shower and bath water for toilet flushing and rainwater for irrigation can contribute to water-efficient buildings and homes,
address water scarcity, reduce a building's water costs, and help achieve LEED affordably!

This seminar will educate the attendee on how water reuse is accounted for under LEED Certification. Furthermore, during this seminar you will learn what greywater (graywater) sources are the most appropriate for reuse, best practices for design, how the systems are sized for various building types and many other benefits relating to managing water more efficiently within commercial and residential buildings.

Speaker Bio: John Bell John is V.P. Business Development and co-Founder of Greyter Water Systems. John has been actively involved in the water conservation and greywater recycling industry since 2009. As a sustainable renovator and energy evaluator, Bell has worked in the construction industry for nearly a decade, project managing renovations and new builds. John was the former host of Discovery’s World’s Greenest Homes .


  1. understand what greywater (graywater) recycling is and what are the sources of greywater that are most appropriate for re-use
  2. understand what are the best practices for design and how greywater systems are sized for various building types
  3. know the plumbing requirements for installing a greywater system
  4. understand that Water Regulations and Standards vary by region
  5. identify the major components & functions / Cost and system maintenance /Installation process of greywater systems
  6. understant the benefits of greywater recycling for municipalities, land developers, and home owners?
  7. understand how water reuse is accounted for under LEED Certification and how on site water treatment creates incentives for builders and developers?
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Mark Sales

CEO Greyter Water Systems