NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--International Self-Powered Building Council (ISPBC) adds atmospheric water generation (AWG) as a membership category, and Untapped Water Systems (UWS) as its new Diamond-level member. The company’s water generation technology harvests moisture from the atmosphere, and produces clean drinking water while purifying the air for an optimal indoor environment.
Unpredictable weather patterns, such as massive storms that have cost the U.S. economy $50 billion in lost productivity this winter (source:CNBC), drought and environmental disasters further threaten the strained global water supply.
Water and energy security are integral parts of ISPBC’s vision for a better world with autonomous buildings, less pollution, healthy air, and economic growth with positive impact on the climate.
“We share ISPBC’s vision of a self-powered future. Generating, storing and distributing drinking water at the source of consumption, in the buildings themselves, is the cleanest, most energy-efficient, environmentally healthy and affordable way to produce water,” said David Reid, the Chairman of UWS.
UWS’ AIR X is an atmospheric water generator (AWG) using a fan to draw air in, and cooling it as it passes through a first-class air filtration system. The condensed water is stored in a self-cleaning tank, further filtered and instantly heated or chilled.
The AIR X unit is:
- Reliable: Generates 20 liters of water per day at 80°F / 60% humidity (ASHRAE Standard Type A)
- Healthy: Creates clean, safe water exceeding global drinking water standards (EPA, WHO)
- Affordable: 75-100% cheaper than bottled water - from a free water source
- Energy-efficient: Uses less power than a water cooler while producing water
- Green: No chemicals, long-lasting filters
- Multi-purpose: 4 machines in 1: water maker, dispenser, dehumidifier, and air purifier
ISPBC features UWS’ AIR X at the RAND Luxury Technology Show, March 4, 2014, at the Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC.
International Self-Powered Building Council (ISPBC) is a worldwide organization dedicated to advance, develop and drive Self-Powered Building (Building2.0) innovations and practices. www.ISPBC.org
Untapped Water Systems (UWS) creates atmospheric water generators that make fresh water and purify the air. The AIR X unit produces temperature-controlled hot, warm and cold water instantly by harvesting moisture from the air, condensing and filtering it. www.uws.tm