Economic Analysis of Water Efficient Appliances and Fixtures in the Residential Sector

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Water scarcity has been an alarming problem around the globe. One way to secure our needs of clean water is to reduce its consumption. Water efficient fixtures and appliances can definitely help in this regard. However, for many, the initial cost of an efficient fixture can be daunting even with the promise of future savings in the cost of utilities. Hence, there is a need to assess the financial feasibility of the use of water-efficient fixtures and appliances in homes. This study presents a method of economic analysis for the use of efficient appliances and fixtures intended for use in the domestic sector.


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Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference 2021