Toilets http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6610/more en Study estimates up to 170-billion-gallon water savings per year through water-efficient toilets http://contractormag.com/toilets/study-estimates-170-billion-gallon-water-savings-year-through-water-efficient-toilets <div class="field-deck"> AWE, PMI research focused on residential properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia and Texas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Water-efficient toilets could potentially save up to 170 billion potable gallons of water per year across five states facing water scarcity.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/toilets/study-estimates-170-billion-gallon-water-savings-year-through-water-efficient-toilets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/toilets/study-estimates-170-billion-gallon-water-savings-year-through-water-efficient-toilets#comments Toilets Green Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:14:00 +0000 435281 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: American Standard, Parker Hannifin, Bosch Thermotechnology, Chicago Faucets, Viega and Fujitsu http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-parker-hannifin-bosch-thermotechnology-chic <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features a self-cleaning toilet, an expanded line of braze-free fittings, a new mini-split heat pump system, a low-flow electronic faucet, a zero lead ball valve and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-parker-hannifin-bosch-thermotechnology-chic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-parker-hannifin-bosch-thermotechnology-chic#comments Faucets Media Galleries Toilets Green Piping Plumbing Tue, 14 Feb 2017 17:13:00 +0000 433891 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Jones Stephens, Viega, Cleaver-Brooks, Milwaukee Tool and J.C. Whitlam http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jones-stephens-viega-cleaver-brooks-milwaukee-tool-and-jc-whi <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a sensor-operated flush valve, a new in-wall flushing technology, a tubeless boiler, press tool for PEX piping, a wireless video scope and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jones-stephens-viega-cleaver-brooks-milwaukee-tool-and-jc-whi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-jones-stephens-viega-cleaver-brooks-milwaukee-tool-and-jc-whi#comments Media Galleries Toilets Hydronics Plumbing Tools Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:49:00 +0000 433321 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Johnson Controls, Hydronics Manufacturing, Webstone, SaniFlo, Valvin and Galeton http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-johnson-controls-hydronics-manufacturing-webstone-saniflo-val <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the gallery includes a hybrid cooling system, panels for radiant wall and ceiling applications, new valves for use with pressing systems, a condensate neutralization kit and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-johnson-controls-hydronics-manufacturing-webstone-saniflo-val" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-johnson-controls-hydronics-manufacturing-webstone-saniflo-val#comments Apparel Media Galleries Toilets Green Plumbing Radiant Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:31:00 +0000 432951 at http://contractormag.com PMI and AWE collaborate on Water Efficiency Study in five states http://contractormag.com/toilets/pmi-and-awe-collaborate-water-efficiency-study-five-states <div class="field-deck"> Study to gauge potential water savings from replacing older toilets with high-efficiency models </div> <div class="node-body article-body">PMI and AWE today announced a joint partnership on a study to determine potential water savings that could be achieved by replacing older, inefficient toilets.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/toilets/pmi-and-awe-collaborate-water-efficiency-study-five-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/toilets/pmi-and-awe-collaborate-water-efficiency-study-five-states#comments Toilets Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:24:00 +0000 431951 at http://contractormag.com Jeannette Long of LIXIL speaks at United Nations’ World Toilet Day event on toilets and jobs http://contractormag.com/industry-event-news/jeannette-long-lixil-speaks-united-nations-world-toilet-day-event-toilets-and-jo <div class="node-body article-body">In observance of the 15th annual World Toilet Day, Jeannette Long, vice president of marketing communications for LIXIL Americas, was invited to speak at a special “Toast to Toilets” event at the United Nations.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/industry-event-news/jeannette-long-lixil-speaks-united-nations-world-toilet-day-event-toilets-and-jo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/industry-event-news/jeannette-long-lixil-speaks-united-nations-world-toilet-day-event-toilets-and-jo#comments Industry Event News Toilets Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:58:00 +0000 431651 at http://contractormag.com <p><span>Jeannette Long, vice president of marketing communications for LIXIL Americas.</span></p> Weekly Product Gallery: Pioneer, Grundfos, Watts, Matco-Norca, Mansfield and Sonoma Forge http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-pioneer-grundfos-watts-matco-norca-mansfield-and-sonoma-forge <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a residential lavatory faucet, a domestic booster pump, a pre-piped pumping station for use in radiant applications, a range of lead-free brass fittings, a low-flow toilet and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-pioneer-grundfos-watts-matco-norca-mansfield-and-sonoma-forge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-pioneer-grundfos-watts-matco-norca-mansfield-and-sonoma-forge#comments Faucets Media Galleries Toilets Plumbing Radiant Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16:08:00 +0000 430821 at http://contractormag.com LIXIL to Expand SaTo ("Safe Toilet") Market Globally with New Grant http://contractormag.com/toilets/lixil-expand-sato-safe-toilet-market-globally-new-grant <div class="field-deck"> Aiming to improve sanitation for 100 million people by 2020 with an award from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">LIXIL Corporation (“LIXIL”) today announced that it has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support the expansion of its SaTo (“Safe Toilet”) business activities.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/toilets/lixil-expand-sato-safe-toilet-market-globally-new-grant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/toilets/lixil-expand-sato-safe-toilet-market-globally-new-grant#comments Toilets Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:46:00 +0000 429531 at http://contractormag.com <p>Jim McHale (top right) introducing affordable SaTo products in Rwanda.</p> Weekly Product Gallery: Weil-McLain, Uponor, Adey, Eaton, Moen and American Standard http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-weil-mclain-uponor-adey-eaton-moen-and-american-standard <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery features an advanced combi-boiler, brass transition fittings, a combined magnetic/non-magnetic filtration system, a series of variable frequency drives, a sensor-operated flush valve and more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-weil-mclain-uponor-adey-eaton-moen-and-american-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-weil-mclain-uponor-adey-eaton-moen-and-american-standard#comments Media Galleries Toilets Hydronics Piping Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:38:00 +0000 429471 at http://contractormag.com Americans are ready to update their toilet experience to an intelligent one http://contractormag.com/toilets/americans-are-ready-update-their-toilet-experience-intelligent-one <div class="field-deck"> New study from Kohler reveals three in five Americans think washing with water would give them a cleaner feel than toilet paper alone. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kohler is encouraging Americans to also upgrade their traditional toileting experience to an intelligent one.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/toilets/americans-are-ready-update-their-toilet-experience-intelligent-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/toilets/americans-are-ready-update-their-toilet-experience-intelligent-one#comments Toilets Thu, 13 Oct 2016 03:11:00 +0000 428371 at http://contractormag.com