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1. First step might be to design your landscape for native plants or otherplants thathave adapted well to the DFW/North Texas area This should lower your needs for waterand water storage.

2. Criteria to consider for system:

  • Size ofcollection surface–this is normally your roof.
  • Suitable location for storage tank or barrel..

  • Potential size of tank or barrel.

3. Rainfall considerations.

  • Annual rainfallfor DFW area.

  • Normal dry periods in this area.

  • Amount of water necessary for intended use.

Because the storage capacity needed should consider the potential collection capacity ofyour property, the storage requirements of your landscape, and the amount ofrainfall in this area as well as the length of our dry spells, this is a goodtime to consult a professional for most homeowners.

Do you need an energy consultant, energy auditor, green builder, or green remodeler in North Central Texas or the Dallas-Fort Worth area?Are you purchasing or building a home?Ready to add renewable energy?Interested in living more sustainably?Contact Terry JensenFrugal Energy, LLC 972 251-1532 or 817 443-2553 Just have a question or two?Please call. If I can answer withoutseeing your home or business, I will do so at no charge.

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