Hidden Costs of Wasted Water
An article based on research by Steven Winter Associates
- Recent audits of multifamily buildings performed by Steven Winter Associates have revealed that on an annual basis, in some instances, a building’s water bill exceeds the heating and hot water bill.
The multifamily building team at Steven Winter Associates has performed energy audits on buildings all over the country. Some audits are subsidized by utilities, state programs, or statewide surcharges on utility bills, but many are contracted directly with managers and owners of multifamily buildings that have been hit with large increases in energy and water costs. This article on Home Energy Magazine outlines how water saving techniques can have a huge impact on the operating expenses of multifamily buildings.