Cost estimates for installation of a new, 1.6 gallons per flush
toilet (includes removal of existing toilet): Materials only: $200 Contractor's total, including materials, labor and markup: $470 Costs are national averages and do not include sales tax.
BINDEL THE COST OF NOT CONSERVING NON-CONSERVING CONSERVING FIXTURE/APPLIANCE USAGE USAGE Toilet (gallons per flush
) 3.5 1.6 Showerhead (gallons per minute) 2.5 1.5 Faucet (gallons per minute) 2.0 1.5 Leaks (gallons per person per day) 3.4 0.0 DO THE MATH ITEM TOILETS FAUCETS SHOWERS 1.
WALL-HUNG TOILET is designed to save space and provide water savings, using only 1.1 gallons per flush
. The Sanistar Macerating Toilet System from SFA Saniflo combines a macerating pump and an electronically activated flushing mechanism in a single package.
Although the unit was rated at 1.6 gallons per flush
, Gauley found it used a gallon more than that.
The toilet can also be adjusted during installation to use 1.4 gallons per flush
and will still provide effective flushing, the maker says.
It can flush with 1.6 gallons per flush
or a water-conserving 1.2 gallons.
They're supposed to use less than 1.6 gallons per flush
. But nearly 27 percent of the toilets surveyed in the Tucson area used more than 2.2 gallons per flush
Standard toilets, using 3 1/2 to 7 or more gallons per flush
, consume more than any other appliance; they account for 35 percent or more of your daily indoor usage.
"Toilets installed before the implementation of EPAct standards can flush as high as 3.5 to 7 gallons per flush
," the EPA explains.
Using 3.5 to as much as 7 gallons per flush
(gpf), old-style toilets are the biggest water wasters in your home.
Federal law mandates that all new toilets use no more than 1.6 gallons per flush
, compared to old models that used 3.5 gallons or more.