How Low Can You Flow? How to Create an Energy-Efficient Bathroom

Want to save money and lighten your environmental impact? Start with your bathroom.

In Diane Cotman’s house in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a SeaLand Traveler one-pint flush toilet drains to an EcoTech Carousel composting toilet system below. The home’s hot water is heated by a geothermal heat pump and a solar hot water heater.
Photo by Carol Steinfeld