• Distribute hot water efficiently by locating the hot water heater close to usage points.
  • Insulate all hot water pipes.
  • Use techniques such as engineered “parallel” piping as an alternative to “branched” piping systems to save energy used to heat water.
  • Install only high-efficiency toilets and water conserving faucets and showerheads to reduce water and sewer costs.
  • Install a tankless water heater for certain applications to reduce water heating costs compared to a conventional gas water heater.