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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense® program are tested and
certified for performance as well. EPA and the U.S. Energy Department’s ENERGY
STAR® qualified commercial coin- or card-operated washers are 37 percent more
energy- and water-efficient than standard washers. In addition, the advent of ozone
and wash water recycling systems provides significant water and energy savings op-
portunities for larger, more industrial types of laundry equipment.
Section 3: Sanitary Fixtures and Equipment of WaterSense at Work
provides an overview
of and guidance for effectively reducing the water use of:
Laundry equipment
Introduction to Sanitary Fixtures and Equipment
Sanitary Fixtures Case Study
To learn how the Holiday Inn near the San
Antonio Airport in Texas saved 7 million gallons
of water and an estimated 330,000 kilowatt-hours
of energy per year by installing high-efficiency
toilets, faucet aerators, and showerheads, read
the case study in Appendix A.