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Sears Home Services

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Sears Home Services
7172 RET 54
Bath, NY

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Star Remodeling
2822 state route 208
Walden, NY
Home Remodeling

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Gotham Builders of New York
203-20 Rocky Hill Rd
Bayside, NY
Home Remodeling

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AMRO Supply Inc. - Green Stuff Absorbents
140-11 Keyland Ct.
Bohemia, NY

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Willie Jackson Contracting
(607) 331-4587
313 W Clinton Street
Elmira, NY
Home Depot,
(718) 661-4608
12404 31st Ave
Flushing, NY
Justino Contracting Inc.
650 Halstead Ave.
Mamaroneck, NY
Home Remodeling

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

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Latham, 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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