Green Plumbing Remodeling Sumter SC

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Carolina Home Improvements
(803) 469-0806
4116 Dubose Siding Rd
Sumter, SC
Equity Home Improvements
(803) 481-2010
4350 Furman Cv
Sumter, SC
Nunnery Roofing & Remodeling
(803) 481-0603
2938 Lakeview Dr
Sumter, SC
Sears Home Services

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Sumter Restoration
(803) 773-0615
30 Loring Dr
Sumter, SC
Remodeling Concepts Inc
(803) 469-4100
1430 Jefferson Rd
Sumter, SC
Sumter Siding & Home Improvements
(803) 506-3073
3845 Selma Ln
Sumter, SC
Carolina Counter Tops LLC
(803) 774-1045
8 E Oakland Ave
Sumter, SC
Dew & Watson Builders Inc
(803) 775-4647
25 E Calhoun St
Sumter, SC
B & M Builders
(803) 774-2200
517 N Guignard Dr
Sumter, SC
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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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