Green Plumbing Remodeling Auburn WA

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Richlite Company
8883835533
624 E. 15th St.
Tacoma, WA

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Tyler
M and I Tile and Stone
425-238-3615
28710 34th Ave S Unit A-4
Auburn, WA
 
Michael Smith
MD SMITH Construction and Renovation Services., Inc.
425-970-3072
16324 186th Ave S.E.
Renton, WA
 
Ron
Mr. Appliance of East King County
425-336-0052
2003 SE Maple Valley Hwy, Suite 105
Renton, WA
 
Gerry Ray
Gerry Ray's Roofing Inc.
253 394 6687
2203 159th St Ct E
Tacoma, WA
 
Peter Boone
BEST FIT LLC
(253) 332-7920
12913 SE 317th Court
Auburn, WA
 
Tony
Pacific
206-595-7447
3805 SE 331St Street
Federal Way, WA
 
Marty Skipworth
Skipworth Constructin
253 226 1796
PO Box 73278
Puyallup, WA
 
Gino Petralia
Northwest Painting Services, Inc.
off 206-328-3439/cell 425-444-6735
12646 74th Place S.
Seattle, WA
 
David Minor
Community Builders
206-383-2397
7210 123rd Ave Se
Newcastle, WA
 
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Green Addition Remodel - Plumbing

Green Plumbing for Additions

Water is a very precious commodity. If your project involves plumbing, installing new water-saving faucets and showerheads can greatly reduce your water usage. There are many inventive methods to do this without compromising on comfort. Talk to your plumber about green practices. Make sure your plumber has experience in new plumbing practices and understands your commitment to water conservation.

Here are some tips to reduce your water use:

Insulate Your Pipes

Insulating your hot water pipes will reduce the heat losses as the hot water flows to your faucet. It will also reduce standby losses, or energy lost through walls and up the flue of the hot water tank. Insulate hot water pipes in all runs through unconditioned spaces, including basements, crawlspaces, and attics.

Remove Plumbing from Outside Walls

Pipes in exterior walls will cool more quickly than pipes in the interior walls, which tend to be significantly warmer. Remove pipes from outer walls and install the in interior walls. This can be costly, but makes sense if you are in the process of tearing down walls anyway.

Install On-demand Hot Water Circulation Pump

An "on-demand" hot water circulation pump can send hot water to fixtures in seconds without wasting water while waiting for it to get hot. Install the pump at the furthest faucet from the water heater.

Install Low-Flush Toilets

Toilet designs continue to evolve, but many of the earlier proble...

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