Why is it important to think about water conservation and efficiency in the home?

Water is a limited, precious resource and should be used responsibly. By following basic water conservation techniques like installing low-flow showerheads and toilets homeowners are able to save thousands of gallons of water each year.

How can water efficiency help homeowners?

Easing environmental impact is just one of the many ways conserving water can help homeowners. For example, taking steps to conserve water saves both the water and energy bill. Sometimes we forget that it takes energy to pump water into our homes and to heat the water for showering, cooking and hand washing. Making the home more water-efficient can also increase the market value of a property.

How can homeowners ensure that their home is water efficient?

The best thing to do is to stay informed on the latest legislation in your state. A great resource is WaterSense. A voluntary partnership program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), WaterSense is both a label for water-efficient products and a resource for helping consumers save water. Their website has all the details, from a listing and explanation of the different laws, to simple tips and facts to help homeowners make informed decisions.

What innovation in efficiency are you most excited about when it comes to the home?

We’re excited about the new innovations that manufacturers are bringing to the market. At Hansgrohe we are continually engineering, refining and perfecting our products to provide a great water experience. We've been showering experts since 1901 and our worldwide portfolio of products provides countless people the opportunity to enjoy one of our most precious resources.