NC home certified as first water-efficient in US
U.S. Water News Online
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Government officials are joining a builder to show off a North Carolina house that is the first home in the nation built and certified to be water-efficient under a federal pilot project.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said the house built by Vanguard Homes in Chapel Hill is the first to be certified as 20 percent more water-efficient than regular homes. The builder is participating in the Watersense program that is sponsored by EPA. A Watersense pilot project was launched in August.
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