Greenbuild 2015 Announcement

As the green building industry continues to grow, events like the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo become bigger and better every year. Wahaso is excited to be returning to this year’s Greenbuild expo in Washington D.C. during the week of November 16th along with thousands of other attendees and exhibitors dedicated to sustainable building. Greenbuild …

Reusable Water Sources

With drought and dry conditions affecting much of the country, the idea of harvesting on-site water sources for non-potable reuse has increasingly become a part of sustainability conversations. Capturing and reusing rainwater, greywater, and even cooling condensate for non-potable uses like irrigation, toilet flushing, and cooling tower make-up makes a lot of sense in arid …

Benefits of Greywater Recycling

With the United States Drought Monitor’s most recent report that over half the country is facing abnormally dry or drought conditions, now is a more important time than ever to think about greywater harvesting. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, approximately 52% of the United States, including the normally rainy northwestern state of Washington, is …

10 Ways to Conserve Water

While drought continues to linger in states such as California and Texas, dry conditions have started to make their way across the United States. Sustainable water use may not currently be a practice of necessity in some states, but making these habits second nature can help to conserve our planet’s most precious resource now and …

What is El Niño, and What Does it Mean for California?

El Niño, also known as the warm phase of the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) cycle, typically occurs every two to seven years, resulting in above-average ocean surface temperatures across the central and eastern Pacific Ocean. As described by the LA Times, this warming can significantly impact weather patterns, shifting a subtropical jet stream that normally …