Green Plumbing Remodeling Covington KY

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Green City EcoStruction
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3465 Cornell Pl
Cincinnati, OH

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Commercial Door and Hardware
(513) 326-2330
11270 Grooms Road
Cincinnati, OH

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The Chimney Care Company
(513) 248-9600
413 Wards Corner Road
Loveland, OH

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Steve Link
All About Painting
513-227-3188
4789 Clevesdale Dr.
Cincinnati, OH
 
Adam Bolick
Decked-Out
513-578-2422
8471 Village Dr.
Florence, KY
 
Greener Stock
5133210567
3528 Columbia Parkway
Cincinnati, OH

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Protocol Communications Inc.
(513) 248-9255
819 Montclair Court
Milford, OH

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Economize Lawn Care
(859) 816-0956
122 Harvard Place
Southgate, KY
 
Lou Ionna
Suncatcher Corporation / Design Line
513-532-0857
P.O. Box 262
Highland Heights, KS
 
Robert Storey
Robert's Pressure Washing
(859) 903-2136
3046 Country Place Ct.
Hebron, KY
 
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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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