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Modern Plumbing Options to Make Homes More Environmentally Friendly

May 10th, 2014 by gtowsley Leave a reply »


Today there are more homeowners than ever looking to make their homes more environmentally friendly. With the rising costs of utilities, and shortage of rain in some parts, making home more environmentally friendly makes a lot of sense. When it comes to modern plumbing, many options are more environmentally friendly. Here are some of our favorite modern plumbing options to make home more environmentally friendly.

  1. Tankless Water Heaters

    Tankless water heaters are a great modern plumbing option that make homes more environmentally friendly. Tankless water heaters heat water on an as need basis as opposed to their predecessors who kept a constant supply of hot water. The overall process of a tankless water heater saves a lot of energy and conveniently supplies hot water as it is needed. In addition tankless water heaters are designed to last longer than standard storage water heaters and are easier to fix, making them more efficient in the long run.


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  2. High Efficiency Toilets

    Upgrading a homes toilets to high efficiency toilets is a modern plumbing options that makes a lot of sense. Older toilets tend to use a lot more water, some up to 7 gallons a flush! With a more modern plumbing option like a high efficiency toilet, you save water by using only 1.28 gallons of water to flush. Updating a homes toilets will not only save water, but also save the homeowner money on their monthly water bill!


  3. More Efficient Faucets

    Modern plumbing options like new faucets can definitely help make homes more environmentally friendly. Newer models are designed to use less water without sacrificing pressure. Its also a good idea to replace old leaky faucets with new ones because over time a small leak can add up to a lot of water. When looking to make a home more environmentally friendly check all sink faucets and shower heads for leaks, and replace with a more modern plumbing option.modern plumbing


There are of course other areas that help make a home more environmentally friendly, not all of them deal with modern plumbing options, but go hand in hand to make modern plumbing options even more efficient. In conjuncture with solar panels, tankless water heaters become even more efficient, by reducing the need for outside electricity. GEO thermal systems are also a great option, as they not only keep the house warm in the winter and cool in the summer, but they can also help heat water as well.


As a plumber helping customer with their modern plumbing options to make homes more environmentally friendly, its a good idea to give your customers options and knowledge. In addition networking other contractors who are also working to make homes for environmentally friendly will not only help your business and their business out, but also benefit your customer by giving them more options to make homes more environmentally friendly, and make their modern plumbing options even more efficient.




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