Green Plumbing

Celebrating National Water Quality Month

August 9th, 2014|

Its August! Time for the last hurrah of summer, a time when kids head back to school … and celebration time as its National Water Quality Month.

In 2005, the United Nations declared 2005 to 2015 to be an International Decade for Action celebrating Water For Life. During this decade, it continues to emphasize the importance […]

How Much Water Do You Think You Use?

July 30th, 2014|

How much water do you think you use every day? Chances are your numbers are low. When people become aware of how much they use, its easier to find ways to reduce the amount of water, and conserve for a better future.

How many gallons of water does it take to flush a toilet?

According to Denver […]

How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

July 19th, 2014|

Want some advice from the premier green plumbing company right here in Colorado? Green up your home by reducing your carbon footprint.

A carbon footprint is a measurement of the impact your daily activities have on the environment. It measures the greenhouse gases you produce throughout your day. It takes into account how much you burn […]

Quality 1st Plumbing Celebrates Earth Day 2014

April 22nd, 2014|

Happy Earth Day.

As the premier green plumber here in Colorado, we take sustainability seriously. Which is why we’ve been celebrating Earth Day every year since we opened our doors.

This year Earth Day is focusing in on Green Cities. In our modern times, more than have of the earth’s population lives in urban environment, and with […]

How Is A Green Plumber Different From A Traditional Plumber

March 25th, 2014|

What does the term “green” have to do with plumbing? How is a green plumber different from a more traditional plumber? Isn’t it all the same thing?

Yes, we understand that the concept of being a green plumber can be a little confusing. So to help you understand the differences, we thought we would provide you […]

Why Decreasing Your Lead Exposure Matters

January 30th, 2014|

It is common knowledge that lead and children do not mix. When a child is exposed to high levels of lead over an extended period of time, it can have detrimental effects on his or her health.

So, when we think about the dangers of lead exposure, we usually think about children and paint chips. However, […]

What It Means To Be A Lead Safe Certified Firm

November 15th, 2013|

Do you live in an older home? While your home environment is safe under normal conditions, have you ever thought about when the unexpected happens?

What if a pipe breaks and creates expensive damage to your wall boards?

While the homeowner inside of you probably says “fix the pipe and repair the damage”, you would be only […]

How to Make Your Plumbing More Environmentally Friendly

October 30th, 2013|

Is your plumbing green? And no, we don’t mean green in color. We’re talking about environmentally safe and smart plumbing!

Making your plumbing system and features safe for the environment offers benefits for the world we live in as well your pocketbook and home. Not only will you be going green for a good cause, you’ll […]

New Standards For Water Heaters

October 22nd, 2013|

When people talk about new appliances and energy efficiency, washers and dryers, dishwashers and refrigerators get all the glory. They are in ads every week, and they have an easy time being placed in the limelight. They are front and center in our homes, so they have the opportunity to be put on display.

Yet one […]

Which Is Greener: Throwing Scraps Away or Sending Them Down The Garbage Disposal?

October 17th, 2013|

Many of us try to incorporate green living into our daily lives. While a composter is ideal for waste, some people simply don’t have access to one where they live. However, they have a garbage disposal, and some wonder if throwing their food scraps down the drain is better than throwing them away.

So which is […]

What You Should Know About Droughts

July 30th, 2013|

Too hot, too cold, too wet, too dry; it seems we can never be happy with the weather we have. Unfortunately, sometimes our weather dissatisfaction arises out of serious weather issues. Hot, dry weather over an extended period of time can lead to drought. And drought can have some very serious and far reaching effects. […]

Things You Didn’t Know A Green Plumber Could Do

June 28th, 2013|

There are many things in life that we pay little attention to until it becomes an emergency. Plumbing is one of those things that as long as it works, why think about it? There’s so much going on in our busy days, that as long as the water is warm when we want it, and […]