Plumbers are the type of services that you never need until a true emergency is on hand. When the pipes burst, or the toilet is blocked – that is when plumbing contractors are called out. Plumbing services for water-saving installations are an optional service that comes highly recommend as millions of gallons of water is wasted on a daily basis because of dripping taps, leaking geysers and so much more. A sampling of the best water-saving plumbing services is listed below:
This once-controversial system (it costs too much, why bother using it) is now part and parcel of many buildings and private residences. Water heating is 30 to 40% of the total electrical bill, therefore installing a solar water heater may be the smartest and most economical move you ever make. Depending on the position of the residence, a solar panel can generate as much as 80% of the heat needed to create hot water for your geyser.
A grey-water system
Installation of this equipment should be a no-brainer. Grey-water takes sewerage water and reuses it for plants and crops. This is an excellent way of saving money and water at the same time. Grey-water tanks are installed underground and save on the 500 or so liters that are wasted on water per day. For a business, this becomes an invaluable tool that can reroute black water from the sewerage systems into a company garden.
Plumbers in Midrand and other parts of the world where rainfall is prominent have installed rainwater harvesting tanks that collects rain during thunderstorms or otherwise. These are basically tanks, connected to special gutters that filter debris from the water before it collects into the tank. Once inside the cistern, the water can be used for anything, from drinking water to showering or otherwise.
Contact your local plumbing services today and start saving money and our planets water supply with these new additions to your home or business.