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Energy Efficient Construction
3829 West Road
Trenton, MI
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Upsclae Solutions
2488421519
18696 Denby
redford, MI

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Gordy Oliva Remodeling
248-398-9747
26038 Pembroke
Huntington Woods, MI
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Home Remodeling

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Tom Gray
Grays Outdoor Services
248-470-2316
32470 Donnelly
Garden City, MI
 
Craig Niner
Supreme Deck, Inc.
313-242-1000
26221 Grand River Ave.
Redford, MI
 
Home Depot
(734) 458-4956
13500 Middlebelt Rd
Livonia, MI
 
Sun Home Improvement
9729 Jessica J Ln.
Plymouth, MI
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Dave Long
D and L Property Management
313-461-7674
P.O. Box 324
Wyandotte, MI
 
John Scaparo
Innovative Home Inspection, LLC
734-664-5853
47922 Royal Pointe Drive
Canton, MI
 
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Rhema Health Care
248-200-2008
17800 Northland Park Court
Southfield, MI
 
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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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