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Sears Home Services
8888675309
1795 12TH ST
Hood River, OR

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Brown Roofing Company
541-296-6593
PO Box 1076
Dalles, OR
 
Eleek, Inc.
5032325526
2326 N. Flint Ave.
Portland, OR

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Cob Cottage Company
5413961825
Box 942
Coquille, OR

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Collins Lakeview Forest
5419472018
P.O. Box 1340
Lakeview, OR

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Ingebo Construction & Truss
509-369-3333
33 Skookum Flat Rd
Lyle, WA
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
1332 W 6TH ST
The Dalles, OR

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Yolo Colorhouse
8774938276
3909 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Ste 201,
Portland, OR

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Land Ark Natural Wood Finishes
5418448748
7633 Harlan-Burnt Woods Rd.
Blodgett, OR

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CornerStone Electric
5037750880
12042 S.E Sunnyside Rd.
Clackamas, OR

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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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