Green Plumbing Remodeling Des Moines IA

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Craig Mikesell
Redi-Pro Inspections
515-564-9325
2643 Beaver Ave. #322
Des Moines, IA
 
Josh Sytsma
Sparrow PC
515-967-6853
711 1st St E
Altoona, IA
 
Raccoon Forks Trading Co - Vintage Shop
515-288-0865
2710 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA
 
Moyle Ronald A
(515) 244-8539
26 E Bell Ave
Des Moines, IA
 
Sears Parts & Repair Center
8888675309
4000 MERLE HAY RD
DES MOINES, IA

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Randy Smith
Green Earth Recovery & Cleanup, Inc.
515-727-8720
PO Box 1067
Johnston, IA
 
Netzel Construction
(515) 289-0555
1550 Illinois St
Des Moines, IA
 
Monarch Renovations
(515) 255-1817
304 15th St Ste 201
Des Moines, IA
 
Bob'S Painting & Home Repair
(515) 255-0363
2500 53rd St
Des Moines, IA
 
Acorn Remodelers
(515) 243-5028
2420 Euclid Ave
Des Moines, 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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