Green Plumbing

Pros and Cons of a Dual Flush Toilet

May 16th, 2013|

Protecting the environment and conserving natural resources is essential to the wellbeing of our planet. There are numerous ways that you can do your part to help the planet. For instance, you can conserve energy by remembering to shut off lights that you are not using. You can also invest in energy-efficient appliances.

Another way to […]

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 and Colorado Plumbing

April 22nd, 2013|

Happy Earth Day.

What are you doing to celebrate Earth Day in 2013 – The Face Of Climate Change?

The very first Earth Day was 43 years ago, April 22, 1970. On that day, a US Senator from Wisconsin decided he had to do something after witnessing the ravages of the 1969 massive oil spill in Santa […]

What Is A Lead Safe Certified Plumber

February 8th, 2013|

Think the process of choosing a plumber for your home needs is as simple as selecting one from a phone book, think again.

Choosing a plumber for your home repair needs can be difficult at best.  As you do your homework, you will find out about all sorts of qualifications and certifications that you never knew […]

What Makes A Trained And Licensed GreenPlumber Different From The Others

February 1st, 2013|

Each profession has a nearly limitless number of field continuing education opportunities and certifications.  Plumbing is no different.  If you have ever looked around for a plumber to help with a home construction or remodeling project, you have probably come across a large number of certifications.  One such certification is GreenPlumber licensing.  So, the question […]

Saving Money with Eco-Friendly Plumbing

December 13th, 2012|

Looking for a way to save money in the New Year?

Today, the trend is for homeowners to find ways to make their home friendly to the environment. One very effective way to do this is with eco-friendly plumbing. When you have “green” plumbing installed in your home, you have the benefit of not only doing […]

Should I Put In A Reverse Osmosis System In My Home?

December 7th, 2012|

“I’ve been hearing a lot about reverse osmosis. What exactly is it and should I consider putting one in my home to make my water safer for my family?”

Its hard not to get caught up in the media stories that talk about our water supplies being threatened. We use water for virtually everything in our […]

Are Energy Efficient Appliances Worth The Cost?

October 18th, 2012|

Everyone is looking to save a buck or two (of course, we wouldn’t be opposed to saving a few more).  And if we can save the planet while we’re at it, that’s even better.

If you have found yourself looking at purchasing a new appliance lately, you may be wondering if an energy efficient appliance is […]

What your Carbon Footprint Really Means

October 11th, 2012|

With so many different acronyms and buzzwords in the media, its sometimes hard to understand what it all means.

Carbon footprint may be one of those words. You know it has to do with “going green”. You know it has to do with the amount of energy you use. But what else is there?

Your carbon footprint […]

Understanding LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Program

July 6th, 2012|

In 1993, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) was formed. It was created to fulfill a need – the need to have future structures be sustainable. To put it in simpler terms, the USGBC was designed to ensure that future structures – buildings, homes, etc. – were sustainable in terms of design, build and […]

The Greenest Toilet

April 26th, 2012|

We live in a time of “green living”. Green living means doing your part to help protect the environment. You can do this in numerous ways, such as driving a hybrid car (or not driving at all), switching your regular light bulbs for energy-saving bulbs, recycling, and investing in energy saving appliances.

All can save money. […]

Quality 1st Plumbing Celebrates Earth Day 2012

April 22nd, 2012|

Happy Earth Day 2012.

This year more than one billion people across the globe will participate in the 42nd annual Earth Day activities, with this year’s theme being Mobilize The Earth.

When the first Earth Day was held 42 years ago, 20 million Americans from all walks of life participated. It is credited with launching today’s environmental […]

Ways To Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

April 13th, 2012|

One of the easiest ways to save some money and live a greener life too is by making your home more energy efficient. Making your home more energy efficient is not a difficult task – you can use the following tips to get you started. Before you know it, you will have an energy efficient […]