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Andrew Shriver
E and A Remodeling, LLC
574-343-2148
29088 Lantz Blvd
Elkhart, IN
 
Clayton Hoover & Sons Improvement Co
(574) 288-8630
2406 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN
 
Alpine Construction Inc
(574) 291-8939
18875 Paddington Ct
South Bend, IN
 
Bob Grant Construction
(574) 291-7195
51190 Redwood Rd
South Bend, IN
 
Art Lines Construction Inc
(574) 291-9166
6117 Harrow Dr
South Bend, IN
 
Peg Bormann
Creative Landscaping, Inc.
269 473-1356
337 E. Hinchman Rd.
Berrien Springs, MI
 
Holm J D & Sons Contractors
(574) 288-7030
1422 Mishawaka Ave
South Bend, IN
 
Ccc Construction
(574) 273-9800
51864 Portage Rd
South Bend, IN
 
Acorn Construction
(574) 233-4041
24551 Grant Rd
South Bend, IN
 
Air Quality Control Agency, Inc.
3903 Portage Road
South Bend, IN

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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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