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Home Depot
(504) 362-3460
62 Westbank Expy Ste A
Gretna, LA
 
Home Depot
(504) 729-4400
5151 Citrus Blvd Ste A
New Orleans, LA
 
Lee Ann Thelen
Mother Ducts Environmental, LLC
504-312-1635
1937 Veterans
Metairie, LA
 
Narcisse Dansou
Specialty Tool LLC/CostCuttingBlades.com
1-866-831-2846
5724 Plauche St
New Orleans, LA
 
Jerone H Bostick
Jerone H Bostick, LLC
504-858-4234
3403 Ole Miss Drive
Kenner, LA
 
Home Depot
(504) 940-5548
4700 Old Gentilly Rd
New Orleans, LA
 
Lawrence Closs
NewBath
504-218-4198
5500 Prytania Street #508
New Orleans, LA
 
Paul Christiana
All Dry Water Damage Experts
504-952-3030
529 Labarre Drive
Metairie, LA
 
Robert Davis
Yard Dawgs
504 377 6863
721 Barbe Street
Westwego, LA
 
Chris Matise
Progress Roofing & Baths
504-305-5604
2504 Kentucky Ave
Kenner, LA
 

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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