Green Plumbing Remodeling Saint Joseph MO

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Taylor Construction
(816) 294-6063
3123 Felix St
Saint Joseph, MO
 
John Rauth Construction Co
(816) 232-2225
26th & Patee St
Saint Joseph, MO
 
DO Right Remodeling & Home Repairs
(816) 279-1705
2711 Renick St
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Joseph Contracting
(816) 279-2707
2616 1/2 N Belt Hwy
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Bob's New Life Home Improvement
(816) 262-2886
5808 Maxwell Rd
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Barron Remodeling
(816) 233-0727
20133 State Route K
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Hartman's All Home Repairs
(816) 233-9634
1303 S Noyes Blvd
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Evans Construction Company/Greg Heath
(816) 233-2025
6015 NE Woodbine Rd
Saint Joseph, MO
 
Sears Parts & Repair Center
8888675309
3702 FREDERICK BLVD
SAINT JOSEPH, MO

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1919 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO

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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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