Plumbing Fixtures

Express GLX, Express TLX Series

Handwashing Package

Joining its Express ELX handwashing package, Bradley introduces the Express GLX and Express TLX Series. Checking all the boxes for high durability, fast installation, easy cleaning and maintenance, along with stylish design, the systems are made from Terreon Solid Surface material, which is smooth and non-porous with seamless construction to prevent bacteria, mold and delamination accumulation. GLX has a linear design with extra space to place belongings, while TLX features a streamlined trough design.

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Sustainable Form and Function

GROHE recently received Gold certification for three faucets and a shower set, including the BauEdge S-Size, Eurosmart S-Size, Eurosmart Kitchen and the Tempesta shower rail set. The sustainable impact of the faucets is further enhanced with GROHE’s SilkMove ES technology, which prevents the unnecessary use of hot water by supplying only cold water with the faucet lever in the middle position.“Gold level certification is a strong validation of GROHE’s commitment to transforming its products and business model from linear to circular,” stated Dr. Christina Raab, vice president of strategy and development, Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. “By using

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Beyond Faucets

While Delta Faucet’s latest WaterSense innovations are largely focused on faucets and showerheads, the company’s high-efficiency toilet collections include Foundations, Haywood, Prelude and Turner. Available in both elongated and round front styles, the products generally offer ADA compliant chair heights, between 1.1 and 1.28 gpf, and thoughtful design that makes these products an option to consider. The Turner dual-flush toilet, for example, features a SmartFit Tank-to-Bowl Connection for reduced leakage and a powerful HydroWash for a cleaner bowl.

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Multi-Featured System

Not only is TOTO USA’s Drake Transitional toilet WaterSense certified, but its unique design as a lip with a lid also serves as a temporary storage shelf. The 1.28 gallons per flush button activates a proprietary dual-nozzle water propulsion system creating 360 degrees of dynamic bowl cleansing action, thereby cleaning the bowl with less water. The highly efficient system has a “Highly Recommended” rating on the Maximum Performance Test for successfully removing 1,000 grams of solid waste with a single flush. The bowl and rim are coated with a CEFIONTECT nano-technology glaze, sealing the porcelain with an ionized barrier, which creates a super-slippery, non-porous surface

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Water Efficient and Touch Free

Responding to a heightened demand for touchless fixtures, American Standard added a touchless option to its WaterSense-certified Cadet flushing system. The motion-activated touchless sensor module can be installed on the wall, toilet tank or another location of choice. The 1.28 gpf toilet incorporates American Standard’s EverClean surface to inhibit bacteria, mold and mildew growth. The toilet’s slab-sided bowl is designed for easier cleaning.

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Minimalist and Modern

After introducing 20 new WaterSense-labeled urinal and flushometer toilet bowls and valves in 2020, Kohler continued bringing WaterSense lavatories to market this past year with the Brazn collection. Incorporating dual flush valves—0.8 gpf for liquids and 1.28 gpf for solids—the one-piece toilet integrates the tank and bowl into one seamless, easy-to-clean design. Lending a minimalist, modern aesthetic, the compact elongated bowl occupies the same footprint as a round front bowl.

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Americh Urban Bath Apron Storage

Maximizing Storage

A clever and convenient storage solution, Americh’s Urban Bath incorporates a 3.5-in.-deep × 36-in.-long stainless-steel shelf for storing bathroom products such as shampoo, soap, loofahs, etc. The storage panel opens smoothly with hydraulic arms and closes securely with a magnet. With a removable, stainless-steel tray, it can be easy cleaned.Judge’s Comment: “This is a very clever storage idea.”

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ThermaSol HydroVive Rainhead

Smart Shower

HydroVive has a clean, integrated look, and when paired with ThermaSol’s Smart Shower Valve and ThermaTouch interface, anyone using the system can personalize every element of their shower. It is 18-in. × 18-in. with 300 jets that create varying levels of water pressure, 200 dimmable LED lights offer a full spectrum of color and 1600 lm max. The built-in, 100-watt RMS amplifier with digital signal processor and four state-of-the-art speakers create a multi-sensory, luxury shower experience.Judge’s Comment: “The system delivers a highly enjoyable showering experience.” 

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Delta’s Kayra Collection features a multi-setting H2Okinetic showered

Doing More with Less

Among Delta’s WaterSense labeled faucets, showers and toilets that use at least 20% less water than the industry standard, Delta’s Kayra Collection features a multi-setting H2Okinetic shower head. The collection also offers In2ition Two-in-One Shower options for integrated shower head and hand shower functionality while controlling the speed, movement and droplet size of the water to deliver the feeling of more water while using less.

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Niagara Conservation Sabre

Expanded Toilet Lines

Niagara has introduced four new WaterSense-certified product lines, offering architects an array of water-efficient, durable lavatory options. The cost effective Liberty installs quickly and is available in round and elongated bowls, ADA and standard heights. Sabre and Shadow lines features Niagara’s Stealth technology which leverages a vacuum-assist for better performance with less water. The former is available in 1.1 and 1.28 gallons per flush (GPF), and the former is offered in 0.8 and 1.28 GPF options. Barron, made for the light commercial industry, comes in 1.0 and 1.28 GPF, round and elongated bowls. 

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