Green Plumbing Remodeling Macomb MI

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P & B Finishers, Inc.
586-254-7969
12955 22 Mile
Shelby Twp., MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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Home Depot,
(586) 264-7866
37000 Van Dyke Ave
Sterling Heights, MI
 
Gordy Oliva Remodeling
248-398-9747
26038 Pembroke
Huntington Woods, MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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Alan
Safie Bros Seal-Dry Waterproofing Inc.
248-636-0833
28500 Safie Dr
Chesterfield, MI
 
Tony
OMS Painting
586-255-7544
5631 Althea Street
Shelby Township, MI
 
Wagensomer Construction
313-585-3166
53250 Ashley Drive
New Baltimore, MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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CNC Construction, llc
586-855-3523
16029 E 14 Mile rd
Fraser, MI
Services
Home Remodeling

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Daniel Gilbertson
Gilbert & Sons Landscaping
586-745-0180
13297 Burningwood Dr. Washington MI 48094
Washington, MI
 
Janis Rizzo
Alcove Interiors
(586) 212-3363
38807 Hampton Ct.
Harrison Twp, MI
 
Bill Jarvis
Jarvis Construction Services
1-866 452-7847
41800 Executive Dr.
Harrison Twp, MI
 
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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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