Green Plumbing Remodeling Iowa City IA

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Dudley Brothers
(319) 337-6868
3576 Dolphin Dr SE
Iowa City, IA
 
Lammers Construction Service Inc
(319) 354-5905
35 Imperial Ct
Iowa City, IA
 
Larson Builders
(319) 338-4390
33 Hickory Heights
Iowa City, IA
 
JM Construction Inc
(319) 331-0407
836 Normandy Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
Roffman John Construction
(319) 351-3141
2450 S Riverside Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
R D Services Lc Home Repair
(319) 358-1018
2971 Buchmeyer Bnd Ne
Iowa City, IA
 
Martin Construction
(319) 248-0561
1824 G St
Iowa City, IA
 
Midwest Poly-Solutions
(319) 356-6500
1143 Briar Dr
Iowa City, IA
 
Niebuhr Construction Inc
(319) 338-3033
415 5th Av
Iowa City, IA
 
Sueppel's Siding And Remodeling
(319) 337-2246
2007 Glendale Rd
Iowa City, 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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