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True North Certified Forest Products Network
6512235629
26 E. Exchange Street, Suite 405
St. Paul, MN

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True North Woods®
6512235629
26 E. Exchange Street, Suite 405
St. Paul, MN

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Robert Evanoff
St. Croix Valley Lawn and Pool, Inc.
651-283-6995
6132 Paul Avenue N.
Stillwater, MN
 
Jealyn Victoria
Full Nest Incorporated
651.442.5596
953 Humboldt Ave
Saint Paul, MN
 
Cardinal Remodeling Inc
(651) 739-8033
533 Hayward Ave N
Saint Paul, MN
 
True North Local/Sustainable Supplier Consortium
6512235629
26 E. Exchange Street, Suite 405
St. Paul, MN

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Douglas Danks
Douglas Danks Associates
651.430.2139
807 North 4th Street
Stillwater, MN
 
Bob Perkins
AJAY Enterprises LLC
715-222-0869
763 205th Ave
Somerset, WI
 
Gwen Hauser
Studio 205
651-303-2377
2242 University Avenue
St. Paul, MN
 
G P & Son Remodeling
(651) 426-1252
12360 Goodview Ave N
Saint Paul, 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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