Green Plumbing Remodeling Chester VA

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Bettencourt Green Building Supplies
8008837005
1310 Roseneath Road
Richmond, VA

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Ben Harrison
Harrison Paving
804-706-6163
2312 China Cat Terr.
Chester, VA
 
Brian Moloney
The Finishing Company
(804) 591-9869
13901 Sagegrove Circle
Midlothian, VA
 
B,F.Mathews,Inc.
804 530 2509
313 Meadowville Road
Chester, VA
 
E & T Home Improvement
804 895-1855
819 Halifax st
Petersburg, VA
 
Old House Authority
8046481616
2720 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA

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Victoria MacLean
PuroClean Certified Disaster Restoration
804-864-2447
3121 Scherer Drive
Richmond, VA
 
Eric
Whitlow Landscaping and Design, Inc
804-641-0681
10330 Marsha Mae Dr
Quinton, VA
 
Home Pro Remodeling & Building
(804) 275-8698
5101 Monza Ct
Richmond, VA
 
Jacobs Ladder, INC.
(804) 230-0627
P.O. Box 8977
Richmond, VA
 
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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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