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Jeff Walker
ACE Awnings
563-513-7660
1370 Kelly Lane
Dubuque, IA
 
Design Tile Inc
(563) 543-7588
1250 Adeline St
Dubuque, IA
 
Haverland Remodeling
(563) 583-3031
360 Julien Dubuque Dr
Dubuque, IA
 
Hoelscher Remodeling & Construction
(563) 556-2863
1330 Nowata St
Dubuque, IA
 
Dubuque Home Improvement
(563) 557-9670
620 W 7th St
Dubuque, IA
 
Bel-Aire Home Improvement
(563) 556-1668
2489 Hacienda Dr
Dubuque, IA
 
Downs Home Improvement
(563) 599-5995
680 Perry St
Dubuque, IA
 
Top Notch Construction Inc
(563) 552-2371
2701 Rhomberg Av
Dubuque, IA
 
Rick Schmidt Remodel
(563) 588-9257
17275 Melody Cir
Dubuque, IA
 
Hackbarth Drywall
(563) 556-4650
1951 W 32nd St
Dubuque, IA
 

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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