Water leaks cause between $10 billion and $15 billion in insurance claims each year and a loss of 1 trillion gallons of drinkable water. Without early detection, by the time most leaks are discovered, it’s too late.
Hot water recirculation systems have been misunderstood and plagued with problem resolutions that don’t stand the test of time. The author says this results from first-order thinking — simplistic and superficial. Read on to discover how deep and complex second-order thinking can help improve the design of these systems.