In this course, gain insight into water efficiency and the role of sustainable plumbing. We’ll also discuss testing and standards, environmental technologies, product transparency and contributions to LEED certification.
Upon completion of this course, the design professional will be able to:
- Define water efficiency
- Explain why additional testing may be needed beyond that required to meet the WaterSense specification for toilets
- Distinguish between reducing the volume of water used in a building and reducing flow rates
- Select technologies for use in designing bathrooms which contribute toward LEED points and meet long-term sustainability goals
About the Presenters
Presenter: Kathleen Houlehan
Northern California Architecture & Design Specialist, TOTO USA
Kathleen is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience with local, national and global companies. Over the past 15 years, she has been creating & delivering strategic solutions for architects, designers, developers, property owners and managers in various aspects of design, specification, development and construction. She joined TOTO USA in 2014.and has expanded her role through key business development initiatives that support clients with value add product specifications, sustainable & environmentally friendly product solutions, and innovative & unique technologies that improve water & energy efficiency (while maintaining strong, reliable and consistent performance).
Co-Presenter: James Chou
Sr. Director, TOTO Washlet Division
Pricing and Registration
- AIASF Member: $5
- General Admission: $10
- AIASF Student Member: Free
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