Green Plumbing Remodeling Danville VA

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David Wood, Owner
Tub Master Resurfacing Bathtub & Tile Refinishing of Danville VA
434-250-7386
US-29 & Dry Fork Rd
Blairs, VA
 
Efficient Construction Company
(434) 792-7732
148 Ingram Rd
Danville, VA
 
Danville Roofing Co
(434) 799-9019
PO Box 2121
Danville, VA
 
Dishman Construction Inc
(434) 836-9223
2276 Franklin Tpke
Danville, VA
 
V & J Construction Co Inc
(434) 836-2174
3322 U S Highway 29
Danville, VA
 
Yeaman S R Construction
(434) 685-1241
572 Gemstone Ln
Danville, VA
 
Emb Construction Company
(434) 685-3036
2969 Moorefield Bridge Rd
Danville, VA
 
Advanced Building Technologies
(434) 791-2046
815 Wilson St
Danville, VA
 
Newnam Bob Builders
(434) 799-2434
300 Shoreham Dr
Danville, VA
 
Abbott Construction Co Inc
(434) 836-4141
1115 Franklin Tpke Ste 3
Danville, VA
 

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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