Green Plumbing Remodeling Lake Charles LA

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David's Home Services
(337) 439-0544
210 W Sallier St
Lake Charles, LA
AAA Contracting
(337) 439-5635
2101 Gertsner Memorial Dr
Lake Charles, LA
Landry Custom Concrete
(337) 532-0610
3850 Hwy 397
Lake Charles, LA
Calcasieu Vinyl & Remodeling
(337) 436-9116
2426 Oak Cliff St
Lake Charles, LA
trejo painting
post oak
sulphur, LA
Allen's Home Improvememts
(337) 433-1659
2938 Ryan St
Lake Charles, LA
G R Installations
(337) 433-4779
1938 Broad St
Lake Charles, LA
Alpha Building & Remodeling
(337) 477-6185
2408 23rd St
Lake Charles, LA
Manuel Jimmy Home Improvements
(337) 478-8961
1306 E School St
Lake Charles, LA
Rayburn Remodeling
(337) 855-0507
609 Josh St
Lake Charles, LA

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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