Rain water harvesting
Rainwater harvesting can provide around 50% of a building’s water needs. This not only saves water, but saves money and reduces the impact on the environment.
It is highly likely that there will come a point where our current water supply will no longer be able to meet the needs of our growing population. This almost inevitable situation will have an environmental and financial impact on the infrastructure used by the water companies, which will be passed on to their customers. Decentralizing reliance on such a basic resource is key to a resilient building. A basic rainwater harvesting system consists of a catchment area, such as a roof, a conveyance system, and a storage system