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Lyon Custom Builders
877-806-5599
1350 Route 169
Woodstock, CT
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Home Remodeling

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Via In Salum Siding LLC
860-209-3571
75 Hockanum Blvd, Suite 1911
Vernon, CT
 
Eric King
Kingbuilt, LLC
860-305-9689
P.O. BOX 377
Colchester, CT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
29 N RIDGE DR
NORTH WINDHAM, CT

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Gremoceti Co
8604167077
25 Birch Street
Vernon, CT

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Richard Lescrynski Jr
All County Landscape Design and Septic Service LLC
860-487-3722
17 Pumpkin Hill Rd
Ashford, CT
 
Laura Bordeaux
FX Design Inc.
860-657-8161
2837 Main St
Glastonbury, CT
 
Matthew Morrissey
Morrissey Construction and Roofing
860-659-7029
115 Park Avenue
East Hartford, CT
 
Sears Home Services
8888675309
86 STORRS RD
Willimantic, CT

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
10 PITKIN RD
VERNON ROCKVL, CT

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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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