Green Plumbing Remodeling Lakeville MN

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Home Depot
(952) 898-6960
155 W Nicollet Blvd
Burnsville, MN
 
Craftsmen Home Improvements
7455 France Ave. South, # 194
Edina, MN
Services
Specialty Contractor
Awards
2010 Guildmaster
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, Better Business Bureau, EnergyStar

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Home Depot
(952) 949-0982
13100 Valley View Rd
Eden Prairie, MN
 
Rob
Ritzman Roofing
612-710-2985
4350 206th St. W
farmington, MN
 
Dustin LaFavre
Eagle's Rest Tree Farms
6122354331
2880 50th St W
Webster, MN
 
BuyLighting.com
8889909933
1436 East Cliff Road
Burnsville, MN

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Superior Remodeling
952-758-7507
14478 320th Street
New Prague, MN
Services
Home Remodeling

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Natural Built Home
6126057999
4020 Minnehaha Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

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Jason Vogen
Elite Exteriors, Inc.
651-688-7808
1505 Southcross Drive
Burnsville, MN
 
Dave Anderson
Urban Landscape
612-396-8557
5401 Mt. Normandale Drive
Bloomington, MN
 
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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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