Green Plumbing Remodeling Salem OR

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Tracy
Willamette Waterscapes
503-364-9609
P.O. Box 3703
Salem, OR
 
Koron Mays
Koron's Professional Window Cleaning
541-223-3464
401 Jefferson Scio Dr Unit 39
Jefferson, OR
 
Lowe'S Home Improvement Warehouse Of Salem
(503) 589-4333
1930 Turner Rd Se
Salem, OR
 
Affordable Remodeling
(503) 463-6648
7967 Mykala St Ne
Salem, OR
 
Dl Remodeling Llc
(503) 589-4287
5401 E Ridge St S
Salem, OR
 
Sean Swanson
Swanson Contracting
253-590-2511
849 Mule Drive Pl
Salem, OR
 
Sunco Homes & Remodeling
(503) 362-4848
2015 Commercial St Ne
Salem, OR
 
Golden Rule Remodeling & Architecture
(503) 365-8100
1230 Fairview Ave Se
Salem, OR
 
Dale'S Design & Remodeling Inc
(503) 370-7609
5514 Commercial St Se
Salem, OR
 
Eastview Home Improvement Llc
(503) 510-7702
PO Box 17261
Salem, OR
 

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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