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Holladay Brothers Construction
719-596-7161
216 Auburn Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
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Home Remodeling

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Karl Martin
Karl Martin Sandblasting / Pressurewashing
719-351-3898
318 W. Cheyenne Rd.
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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The WireNut
719-550-3737
6395 E Platte Ave
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Gerhard Mounet Lipp
ML Mural Art
719-2661494
P.O. Box 25432
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bruce Fanning
Hands On Home Inspections Of Colorado Springs & Pueblo Colorado
719-685-5018
PO Box 363
Manitou Springs, CO
 
Mike DePace
Mike DePace Siding and Trim
719-491-7921
1718 Rustique Drive
Fountain, CO
 
Eric Day
Day Electric
719-201-8736
3575 Cricklewood Lane
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Gerhard Mounet Lipp
ML Mural Art
719-266 1494
P.O. Box 5432
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Mike Boire
Colorado Carpet & Flooring, Inc.
719-302-3466
4180 Tulip Way
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Scott Patton
Handyman Express Inc.
719-201-2287
2655 Vidalia Terr
Colorado Springs, CO
 
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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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