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Green Building Alternatives, LLC
4105288899
30 Greenway NW, Suite 11
Glen Burnie, MD

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C. Clary Contracting, LLC
410-849-2641
1215 Honeysuckle Lane
Annapolis, MD
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Greencastle
4104776771
3106 Whiteway Road
Baltimore, MD

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The Loading Dock, Inc. (TLD)
4105583625
2 North Kresson St.
Baltimore, MD

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TerraLogos EcoArchitecture, PC
4434517130
1101 E. 33rd. Street Suite B301
Baltimore, MD

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Atlantic Woodworks
4102631770
9 Lincoln Court
Annapolis, MD

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JG Architectural Supply
8774824771
513 Progress Drive, Suite K
Linthicum, MD

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Revolution Window Systems
4105220360
4401 eastern Ave. Suite 45-G
Baltimore, MD

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Cole Roofing Co., Inc.
410-242-0600
3915 Coolidge Ave.
Baltimore, MD
 
Baltimore Green Construction
4108893193
814 W. 36th Street
Baltimore, MD

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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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