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Central Michigan Home
(989) 832-6300
3781 Greenacres Dr
Midland, MI
 
Blackhurst Home Builders
(989) 631-5800
402 Bayliss St
Midland, MI
 
Bartos R J Building Contractor
(989) 835-6377
3052 E Monroe Rd
Midland, MI
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
6810 EASTMAN AVE
MIDLAND, MI

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Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Midland
(989) 832-6347
1918 Airport Rd
Midland, MI
 
Branson Builders
(989) 832-8807
802 Gordon St
Midland, MI
 
Central Michigan Home Improvements
(800) 434-7024
664 W Isabella Rd/M20
Midland, MI
 
All About Kitchens & Baths
(989) 839-0199
4415 N Eastman Rd
Midland, MI
 
Tri City Remodeling
(989) 496-9326
3700 Centennial Dr
Midland, MI
 
Bdk Builders
(989) 687-5964
2183 N Rudy Ct
Midland, 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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