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DomoVitae
4027097509
1804 N. 53rd St
Omaha, NE

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Van Wall Energy
4026512515
10720 Sapp Brothers Drive
Omaha, NE

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Monty Hanel
Hanel Contstruction Company
402-208-1805
5411 N. 16th Street
Omaha, NE
 
Doug Haerle
Simply Steaming
402.578.6887
10545 N Street
Omaha, NE
 
Howe Remodeling
(712) 322-1116
1229 N 19th St
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Three D Renovations, Inc
402-934-9906
4818 Borman St
Omaha, NE
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Home Remodeling

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Shawn Ellif
EZ Gutters
402-926-1312
2129 Ave F
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Mark Flemmer
All Clear Windows, LLC
402-504-4322
3335 King Street
Omaha, NE
 
MNB
402-957-3152
3603 norma st
council bluffs , IA
Services
everyday needs around your house and yard

Better Homes Remodeling
(712) 323-5488
2112 Avenue A
Council Bluffs, IA
 
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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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