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Bio-Solar LLC
3474135035
234 Madison St
Brooklyn, NY

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David Bergman Architect
2124753106
241 Eldridge St. 3R
New York, NY

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Goode Green
212-226-6770
176 Grand Street
New York, NY
 
bistre inc
2014322500
46 halladay st
jersey city, NJ

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Frangeli
(631) 872-9363
Kew Gardens, NY

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Eco Brooklyn Inc. - Green Contractor
3472443016
22 2nd street
Brooklyn, NY

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Greendepot
7187822991
1 ivy hill way
Brooklyn, NY

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Susan Singer EcoSpaces (Realtor)
2124447866
636 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY

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Home Depot,
(201) 963-6513
180 12th St
Jersey City, NJ
 
Build Green Inc.
5169027998
221 East 83rd Street, 2R
New York, NY

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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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