Green Plumbing Remodeling Tuscaloosa AL

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Susan Ellis
Maids In America
205-394-5072
1601 Union Chapel Road
Northport, AL
 
Professional Carpenters
(205) 752-6930
3401 Greensboro Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Wayne Davis Construction
(205) 349-3330
3740 Resource Dr
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Ryan'S Remodeling & Construction
(205) 343-0203
2808 Southside Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Jaz Contractors
(205) 563-4029
124 Circlewood Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Kristy Overton Hosmer
Halo Construction, LLC
205-393-3661
PO Box 1606
Northport, AL
 
Scoggins Construction Inc.
(205) 339-6454
PO Box 2192
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Rushing Construction Inc
(205) 248-8500
12378 Patton Place Spur
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Banks Quarles Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Electrical
(205) 758-2627
2501 17th St.
Tuscaloosa, AL
 
Killian Tim Construction Inc
(205) 391-9321
423 Skyland Blvd Ste A4
Tuscaloosa, AL
 

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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