Green Plumbing Remodeling Gardner MA

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Mona Ives
Stylish Spaces
508 801 6842
PO Box 14
West Boylston, MA
 
Benoit Companies
(978) 343-4533
136 Falulah St
Fitchburg, MA
 
Cutting Edge Construction & Remodeling
(978) 345-0636
297 Ashburnham St
Fitchburg, MA
 
Amico Construction Incorporated
(978) 343-6920
1052 Mount Elam Rd
Fitchburg, MA
 
Coakley Construction
(978) 343-3268
87 Alpine Rd
Fitchburg, MA
 
Roland'S Decorators
(978) 342-5881
1067 Oak Hill Rd
Fitchburg, MA
 
Alonso Construction
(978) 343-0033
134 Crawford St
Fitchburg, MA
 
Construction Dynamics Inc
(978) 343-6606
270 Airport Rd
Fitchburg, MA
 
Benoit Companies
(978) 343-4533
155 Airport Rd
Fitchburg, MA
 
Croteau O G Plumbing & Heating Inc
(978) 342-3029
381 Summer St
Fitchburg, MA
 

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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