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Steve Dillon
Steve Dillon's Water Damage
530-542-3556
PO Box 7534
So Lake Tahoe, CA
 
Coursey Custom Builders Inc
(775) 884-4855
911 W King St
Carson City, NV
 
Brooks Construction
(775) 882-8050
5225 Grumman Dr
Carson City, NV
 
A To Z Construction
(775) 883-9090
2107 Gentry Ln
Carson City, NV
 
Anchorage Construction Managment Inc
(775) 841-7546
3832 Sweetland Dr
Carson City, NV
 
John L'Etoile
JLLA Landscape Architecture
775-750-0258
14475 Huron Trail
Reno, NV
 
Brown Fred William General Contractor
(775) 882-4162
3795 Timberline Dr
Carson City, NV
 
Cruz Construction
(775) 883-6161
19 Cygnet Dr
Carson City, NV
 
Bartosz David Construction
(775) 883-2792
510 Stafford Way
Carson City, NV
 
Acme Heating & Air Conditioning
(775) 883-3220
Acme Heating & Air Condition
Carson City, NV
 

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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