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This exclusive set of plans includes all the tools needed to build a green home, including information on green building products and practices. Danze is serving the initiative as its official faucet and plumbing fixture partner.
“We’re excited to support this innovative initiative to help home owners and builders in their quest for more eco-friendly options in the design and building process,” said Ed Detgen, vice president of marketing for Danze. “It’s an important way for us to continue our green efforts in a segment of our industry that has potential to significantly impact the environment.”
The collection of house plans will include several water-saving and sustainable solutions from Danze:
- Water-saving lavatory faucets that use more than 30% less water than traditional faucets, operate at 1.5 gallons per minute and meet California and Vermont low-lead legislation requirements
- High efficiency toilets that operate at 1.28 gallons per flush and can reduce water consumption by more than 20% per toilet
- Bath vanities, mirrors and other wood-based products certified by the Forest Stewardship Council, which promotes sustainable forestry
- Water-saving showerheads that flow at 1.5, 2.0 and 2.5 gallons per minute. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average household can save 2,300 gallons of water annually by installing WaterSense-labeled showerheads.
“Partnerships like the one we have established with Danze strengthen the impact these house plans will have on the building community,” said Tammy Crosby, chief operating officer of The House Designers. “We’re helping to educate people how green decisions can influence the entire process, including tips on how to take advantage of savings and rebates.”
The House Designers/Energy Star Green Home Plans are available exclusively online at www.thehousedesigners.com/greenhouseplans.
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