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2011

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Residential Water Conservation: A Cross Comparative Analysis, Jeffrey M. Cook Dec 2011

Residential Water Conservation: A Cross Comparative Analysis, Jeffrey M. Cook

Master's Theses and Project Reports

This thesis will explore different water conservation strategies and systems in the residential home, using the city of Irvine as a basis. The thesis will compare the financial implications between the different systems and as a return on investment. The analysis will also account for ecological and social implications on the occupants, in particular their standard of living and lifestyle changes. The thesis will explore the ability to conserve water in new residential construction and will provide a sustainable and conscientious schematic water design for the particular area of concern.

This thesis will act as a preliminary case study for ...