Green Plumbing Remodeling Essex Junction VT

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Planet Hardwood
8024824404
401 Barber Rd.
St. George, VT

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Kitchen Crafters Inc The
(802) 879-9444
25 Cascade Ct
Essex Junction, VT
 
Close To Home
802 861-3200
1364 Marshall Ave
Williston, VT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
160 Boyer Circle
WILLISTON, VT

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North County Construction
8024533457
196 Main St
Burlington, VT
Services
Home Renovation, Interior Painting, Drainage Systems, Foundation Repair, General Contractor
Years in Business
1981

Chittenden Builders and Remodelers
8023105284
rte 7
charlotte, VT

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Master Built Construction
(802) 872-9500
1 Market Pl
Essex Junction, VT
 
Saniglaze
8027343319
83 Plateau Road
Williston, VT
Hours
Mon 08:30 AM-05:00 PM;Tue 08:30 AM-05:00 PM;Wed 08:30 AM-05:00 PM;Thu 08:30 AM-05:00 PM;Fri 08:30 AM

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Energy Alternatives
(802) 660-8698
76 Hayward St
Burlington, VT
 
Job Well Done, LLC
(413) 687-7913
366 Manhattan Dr.
Burlington, VT
 
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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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