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Shopping centre installs recycling solar bathrooms

posted Oct 31, 2012, 5:32 PM by ema-1 ema-1
"Bayfair’s new sustainability policy is evident in the refurbishment of its public bathrooms. In addition to the pre-plumbing of grey water harvesting tanks, solar panels have been fitted to provide heat to water, and LED lighting which will result in at least a 50 percent energy saving. Other measures include air conditioning systems, water-saving tap sensors, foam soap dispensers, recycling bins, and speedier hand-dryers which reduce energy consumption levels by up to 60%. Display screens showing the water and power savings in real time have been installed to incentivize shoppers to try similar economies at home"