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A R C Construction
816-763-4272
13012 2nd St.
Grandview, MO
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Home Remodeling

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Habitat ReStore/Kansas City
8162316889
4701 Deramus
Kansas City, MO

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Nancy Scott
Home Makeover Team(r)
816-729-5921
P O Box 23
Blue Springs, MO
 
Felix Vidarte
America's Best Appliance
913-306-7601
2315 S. Northern Blvd.
Independence, MO
 
Jodi Ross
Ross Management Company, LLC.
(913) 232-7411
2718 Grove St #1
Kansas City, MO
 
Elements of Green
8168420500
1919 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO

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Ed Schuenemann
Quality Fabrications
816-228-9888
1105 SW 28th St.
Blue Springs, MO
 
James Earl
Premier Chimney Services
816-678-6242
512 SE Silver Ln
Blue Springs, MO
 
Eric Saettone
GrassHoppers Lawn Enforcement
816-405-8380
1418 N. Glen Ellyn St.
Independence, MO
 
Kevin Lancaster
AKC Home Inspections, LLC
816-305-9834
20022 S. Bridle Ln
Peculiar, MO
 
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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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