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Home Depot
(801) 254-5762
3852 W 13400 S
Riverton, UT
 
SolarTek Solutions
8774151786
299 S Main St
Salt Lake City, UT

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Chris Hunt
CR Hunt Construction
8012300030
4689 Helenic Lane
West Jordan, UT
 
Vantreese
Able Demolition and Salvage Corp.
801-520-3248
2997 So. 300 W.
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Sid Walch
All Point Inspection Inc.
801-598-6167
PO Box 830
Sandy, UT
 
Granite Transformations
8018564335
615W 9400 South
Sandy, UT

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David Sykes
David Sykes Mural Arts
801-577-2466
6491 Rogue River Ln
West Valley City, UT
 
Chris Hunt
CR Hunt Construction
8012300030
PO Box 1766
West Jordan, UT
 
Patrick Jones
Mountainview Construction & Remodeling, Inc.
(801) 891-3314
P.O. Box 65405
Salt Lake City, UT
 
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Herbarium Landscape Design and Consultation
801-520-3293
100 East
Bountiful, UT
 
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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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