Phil Barnard, Chandlers head of sustainability

Water Efficient House of the Future report consults Chandlers

Published:  09 June, 2015

Chandlers’ Sustainable Solutions has been consulted in a workshop shaping the publication of the ‘Water Efficient House of the Future’ report, published by the UK Water Research & Innovation Partnership (UKWRIP) and water efficiency authority Waterwise.

The report comes from a workshop held to discuss the barriers that stop homeowners and house builders using water efficient products, and the solutions required to encourage people to use products that are already on sale.

It discusses the option of offering financial assistance and the need to ensure people have an understanding of all the available options.

Phil Barnard, head of sustainability at Chandlers Building Supplies, was part of the UKWRIP workshop and the discussions forming the basis of the report.

He said: “There are a number of products already on the market that can help with water efficiency. The workshop and subsequent report are therefore vitally important to garner solutions to encourage people to use these products so they become the norm.

“I was delighted to be involved and work with some of the leading voices in the industry to discuss ways that water efficient products can become more widely used.”

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