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Sears Home Services
8888675309
910 HUNTINGTON AVE
Wisconsin Rapids, WI

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Sears Home Services
8888675309
3274 CHURCH ST
Stevens Point, WI

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EDKO Construction & Green Co.
2628802733
4123 108th Street
Franksville, WI

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Wood Joiners
6088462226
7443 S. Meixner Rd
De Forest, WI

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Eco-Friendly Flooring
8662503273
100 S. Baldwin St. Ste. 110
Madison, WI

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Home Care Handyman - Contractor, Home Remodeling‎
(715) 344-7692
2811 Chippewa Dr
Stevens Point, WI
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Home Remodeling‎

Eco Wood Company Inc.
7157475644
1861 Big Bay Rd.
Lapointe, WI

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Ecopainters
7156820140
312 3rd Ave E.
Ashland, WI

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Advanced Construction Inc.
715-760-0888
W4418 825th Ave.
Spring Valley, WI
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Home Remodeling

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Home Solutions Pro
218-390-6002
2725 E Anderson Rd
Foxboro, WI
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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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