Green Plumbing Remodeling Roy UT

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Michael Stanford
Watch Dogs Home Inspectors
801 580-5551
486 West 4900 South
Washington Terrace, UT
 
Judy
Advantage Chem-Dry
801 268 8797
P.O. Box 110
Kaysville, UT
 
Levolor Home Fashions
(801) 334-8216
1330 W 3300 S
Ogden, UT
 
All-Star Construction Inc
(801) 334-7827
3861 S 800 W
Ogden, UT
 
Burrell Remodeling & Construction
(801) 393-3135
4586 Corner Ave
Ogden, UT
 
Kelly Nielson, AIA
Nielson Architecture/Planning, Inc.
801-775-0846
1333 South 2375 West
Syracuse, UT
 
Pete Hovley
Alpine Radiant Systems
801-547-9400
550 N Main # 3
Kaysville, UT
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Riverdale
(801) 627-9769
4155 Riverdale Rd
Ogden, UT
 
Corey Malan Construction Inc
(801) 394-3904
1781 Kershaw St
Ogden, UT
 
3 Day Kitchen & Bath
(801) 782-7020
3280 Polk Ave
Ogden, UT
 

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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