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Waterless Composting Toilets: Phoenix Composting Toilet Systems

Waterless Composting Toilets: Phoenix Composting Toilet Systems

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© 2007, Advanced Composting Systems,LLC, all rights reserved.
Using the Phoenix Composting Toilet System in Public Facilities
Advanced Composting Systems, LLC
195 Meadows Road • Whitesh, Montana 59937Phone: 406-862-3854 • Fax: 406-862-3855Email: phoenix
@
compostingtoilet.comInternet: http://www.compostingtoilet.com
Revised & ExpandedFebruary, 2007
 An Information & Application Guide
 
Public Facility Application Guide, 2005 Edition Page a3
Table of Contents
Introduction — Choosing a Composting Toilet 8 Key Questions
...........................................................1
Preface : The Planning Procedure
...........................................................................................................................2
Section 1.0 — When does a Phoenix make sense?
.........................................................................31.1 What circumstances exploit the Phoenix’s unique characteristics? .......................31.2 — When does a Phoenix
not
make sense? .............................................................................3
Section 2.0 — Sizing the facility
...................................................................................................32.1 Predicting facility use ............................................................................................32.2 Determining the Phoenix’s capacity ......................................................................42.2.1 Temperature .............................................................................................42.2.2 Maintenance .............................................................................................52.3 Total sustainable use ..............................................................................................6
Section 3.0 — Facility design requirements and tips
.....................................................................63.1 Selecting a site .......................................................................................................63.2 Designing the building ...........................................................................................83.2.1 Placing the tank ........................................................................................8 
Phoenix Public Facility Models
..................................................................................8 
Phoenix Dimensions and Clearances
...................................................................................93.2.2 Placing the toilets and urinals ..............................................................103.2.3 Options for managing the liquid end product ..........................................103.2.4 The ventilation system .............................................................................103.2.5 The electrical system ................................................................................113.2.6 Strategies for managing the tank temperature ..........................................113.2.7 Preventing a cold tank room ....................................................................113.2.8 Tank modication ....................................................................................11
Section 4.0 — Maintenance requirements
...................................................................................114.1 Solid end product (compost) ................................................................................124.2 Liquid end product (leachate) ...............................................................................................124.3 Zero on-site discharge options ......................................................................................12
Appendix A — Evaporating Phoenix Leachate
................................................................................................14
Appendix B — ACS Electrical Loads & Photovoltaic Systems
.......................................................................15
Appendix C — Case Study in Energy Efciency
.............................................................................................16
Appendix D — Resource Efcient Buildings
....................................................................................................17Drawing: resource efcient building at Quail Ridge County Park ..................................................18
Appendix E — Phoenix Product Specications
................................................................................19
Appendix F — Design Features of the Phoenix
................................................................................................20
Rear cover 
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Yosemite National Park, California.
Located at a concessionaire operated backcountry camp at 9,000 feet, thisbuilding incorporates solar heat, photovoltaic generated electricity, and a Phoenix supplemental evaporation systemfor zero on-site discharge of liquids.

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