Green Plumbing Remodeling Rochester MN

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Your Home Improvement Company
(507) 281-1029
1208 7th St Nw
Rochester, MN
Rochester Remodeling Company
(507) 282-2515
5220 52nd Ave Nw
Rochester, MN
Cms Hardwood Flooring Inc
(507) 289-7601
9 3rd Ave Nw
Rochester, MN
Brandon Henderson'S Construction Plus
(507) 529-9196
5119 Southern Ridge Ln Sw
Rochester, MN
Hughes L & S Home Improvement
(507) 252-4685
927 3rd Ave Se
Rochester, MN
Home Depo
(507) 288-6700
3050 41st St Nw
Rochester, MN
Knight Hawk Home Improvement Co
(507) 280-4161
4021 55th St Nw
Rochester, MN
Home Improvement Coaches
(507) 361-1346
6383 55th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN
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(507) 328-8920
4550 Maine Ave Se
Rochester, MN
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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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