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Hughesco Of Buffalo
716-691-HOME
140 Irwin Place
Amherst, NY

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Weatherworks, LLC
716-362-7669
PO Box 152
Cheektowaga, NY
 
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RJM Contracting
716-595-2811
1604 E. Delavan Ave.
Cheektowaga, NY
 
Ron Woods Paving
7168605555
76 Wheatfield St
North Tonawanda, NY

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Castanza Building Corporation
(716) 689-7697
11080 Transit Rd
East Amherst, NY
 
Brett Baker
VIP Heating and Cooling
716-393-0847
6745 Old Beattie Rd
Lockport, NY
 
Frederick Claus
Photographer - Fred J Claus
716-550-3897
37 Marilyn Drive
Grand Island, NY
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
5847 S TRANSIT RD
LOCKPORT, NY

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K I M Construction
(716) 688-6651
7 Twilight Ln
East Amherst, NY
 
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(716) 204-3100
8600 Transit Rd
East Amherst, NY
 
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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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