High-efficiency toilet


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High-efficiency toilet

A toilet that provides at least 20 percent water savings over the federal standard of 1.6 gpf (gallons per flush), and still meets the most rigorous standards for flush performance. HETs include pressure-assist toilets that use as little as 1.0 gpf, gravity-flush toilets that consume 1.28 gpf, and dual-flush toilets that offer two different flush volumes.
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LOW-FLUSH TOILETS: High-efficiency toilets that bear the WaterSense label are currently in the low to middle range of $200.
KB Home GreenHouse[TM]: An Idea Home Created with Martha Stewart - Kohler is the exclusive provider of water-efficient kitchen and bath plumbing products, including high-efficiency toilets, bathroom faucets and showerheads, for the Builder Magazine Concept Home - a show home in Windemere, Florida - built by KB Homes and designed by Martha Stewart.
To save water, homeowners can install products such as high-efficiency toilets, faucets and showerheads; gray water systems, rain catchment systems, drip irrigation systems; and artificial turf and drought-tolerant landscaping.
TOTO's WaterSense labeled high-efficiency toilets reduce water use by 63-percent when replacing a 3.
Metropolitan's commercial, industrial and institutional program offers rebates ranging from $30 to $3,120 for installing water-saving devices such as high-efficiency toilets and urinals; state-of-the-art restaurant food steamers and rinse-sprayers for dirty dishes; weather-based "smart" irrigation controllers and rotating sprinkler heads for large landscapes such as campuses and office parks; and recirculating X-ray film developers and steam-sterilizers for hospitals and medical facilities.
HERO also has more than 50 product lines to help homeowners save water during this extended drought, including high-efficiency toilets, faucets and showerheads; drip irrigation systems; rainwater catchment systems; gray water systems; as well as artificial turf and drought-tolerant landscaping.
The first product category for the WaterSense program was high-efficiency toilets, which UL was initially approved to certify in February 2007.
HERO also has more than 60 product lines, some of which focus on helping homeowners save water during this extended drought, including high-efficiency toilets, faucets and showerheads; drip irrigation systems; rainwater catchment systems; gray water systems; as well as artificial turf and drought-tolerant landscaping.
Metropolitan currently offers rebate packages for a variety of devices, including ultra-low-flush and high-efficiency toilets, high-efficiency clothes washers, "smart" irrigation controllers, water brooms, and cooling tower conductivity controllers.
Throughout the buildings, Honeywell will put in modern boilers and chillers, high-efficiency motors for heating, ventilation and air condition systems, and almost 1,500 high-efficiency toilets and faucets.
TOTO's new SM Transparency Reports may be viewed in the TOTO Showroom, in the Sustainable Minds' Manufacturers Showroom, where visitors found the SM Transparency Reports for select high-efficiency toilets the company introduced last year.

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