Archive for the water reuse Category

Peer Review of Water Reuse Practice Guide for Building Industry Now Open for Your Comments

Peer Review of Water Reuse Practice Guide for Building Industry Now Open for Your Comments

Water is a finite resource; yet almost all architects and engineers do not consider water reuse in the design, construction and operations of our buildings and neighborhoods.

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Zero Net Water for Multifamily Buildings Forum at SPUR

Zero Net Water for Multifamily Buildings Forum at SPUR

The California water shortage and a building boom have provoked a demand to update building codes and design guidelines for the twenty-first century.

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Wastewater Becomes a Resource in Silicon Valley Event

Wastewater Becomes a Resource in Silicon Valley Event

Bill Worthen, founding Principal of Urban Fabrick Inc., recently spoke at a gathering of building and design professionals interested in water reuse in Silicon Valley.

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Net Zero Water in Silicon Valley

Bill Worthen Speaking About Net Zero Water in Silicon Valley

Despite a years-long drought in California and ever-expanding global climate change policy initiatives, barriers exist to achieve Net Zero Water in Silicon Valley, an epicenter for innovation and disruptive technologies.

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Bill Worthen Leading a Deep Dive into Onsite Water Reuse for IFMA Silicon Valley

Bill Worthen Leading a Deep Dive into Onsite Water Reuse for IFMA Silicon Valley

What do you know about water reuse? Your office, home or your next project very likely has a water source or two that can be used for non-potable applications, but can you permit it?

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181 Fremont: Urban Fabrick Integrates LEED-CS Pre-Certified Platinum Requirements

181 Fremont: Urban Fabrick Integrates LEED-CS Pre-Certified Platinum Requirements

California’s recently announced 25% water reduction mandate and concerns about the many highrises being developed on the San Francisco waterfront are raising concerns about city and state water management needs. Urban Fabrick’s founding principal, Bill Worthen, is the LEED/Sustainability consultant on one of the tallest buildings currently

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Bill Worthen Speaking About Water Reuse at Net Positive Conference

Bill Worthen Speaking About Water Reuse at Net Positive Conference

What do you know about water reuse? Your next project very likely has a water source or two that can be used for non-potable applications, but can you permit it? How do you address the ‘yuck’ factor? Join Bill Worthen, Paula Kehoe and Emilie Hagen at the

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Bill Worthen and Collaborative at Dwell on Design LA

Bill Worthen and Collaborative at Dwell on Design LA

Bill Worthen and The Collaborative will be participating in the following two panel discussions at Dwell on Design LA on the Innovation Stage on June 20, 2014. Panel: The Collaborative: Architecture for Good (June 20 12 pm) Every month, San Francisco–based architect Bill Worthen sits down with

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The Future of Designing (with) Water

The Future of Designing (with) Water

As the global population continues to grow, so do the challenges of scaling our water systems. Our increase in the use of fresh water resources is quickly outstripping our ability to channel the amount of fresh water we need, where we need it, when we want it.

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