Green Plumbing Remodeling Topeka KS

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Pdq Construction Inc
(785) 235-1511
531 NW Tyler Ct
Topeka, KS
 
Andy's Cleaning Service
8663610569
2606 Southeast Adams
Topeka, KS

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Home Depot,
(913) 768-1600
11850 S Strang Line Rd
Olathe, KS
 
Troy Karlin
ALL-N-1 Landscape
785-856-5296
2350 Franklin Rd
Lawrence, KS
 
Lou Ionna
Suncatcher Corporation / Design Line
513-532-0857
P.O. Box 262
Highland Heights, KS
 
Bath & Kitchen Showroom
(785) 354-1800
115 NW Laurent
Topeka, KS
 
B&Z Services
785-249-9275
2354 SW Brookfield
Topeka, KS
 
Blue Ribbon Construction
316-871-4815
1661 N Byron Rd.
Wichita, KS
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Home Remodeling

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David Block
Block Home Inspections LLC
913-220-7762
8606 Hallet St.
Lenexa, KS
 
Graham Dessert
Dessert Companies
913-306-7443
1805 Thornton St
Leavenworth, KS
 
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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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