More stories about Toilets

  • Satis Tankless Toilet

    The Satis tankless toilet features the Vortex flushing system, which cleans the bowl with only water pressure and therefore has no tank to fill or associated waiting time.

  • Product Review: Greywater Systems

    Nearly 50% of potable water delivered to American homes goes down the drains of sinks, showers, and washing machines. Here's how to put that "lightly used" water to work for a second time around.

  • Product Review: Low-Flow Bath Fixtures

    With the advent of WaterSense certification—and manufacturers’ overwhelming response to it, there’s simply no excuse not to specify water-efficient toilets, showerheads, and faucets.

  • Acorn Engineering Co. High Efficiency Toilet

    Acorn Engineering Co.’s High Efficiency Toilet is made from 80 percent recycled steel and uses only 1.28 gallons per flush.

  • Caroma Invisi Series II

    Caroma’s Invisi Series II wall-hung and wall-faced toilet suites feature plumbing hidden inside the wall to create a roomier and more luxurious look suited for smaller bathrooms.

  • Power Flush, WaterSense-Certified Toilet From Niagara Conservation

    Niagara Conservation. With full-time 0.8 gpf, the Stealth toilet uses 37% less water than standard high-efficiency toilets. According to the firm, the WaterSense-certified unit's hydraulic technology--a combination of water and air pressure--creates a larger water spot and produces a flush powerful...

  • One-Piece High-Efficiency Toilet from Kohler

    Kohler. The company’s first one-piece, single-flush high-efficiency toilet, the Archer uses 1.28 gpf and includes Class 5 flushing technology, which features a 3 1/4-inch flush valve and an efficient, direct-fed jet to maximize water flow. The transitional design boasts beveled edges and a curved...

  • WaterSense-Certified Toilet from Gerber

    Gerber. The WaterSense-labeled Avalanche 1.28-gpf toilet features the XP3 flushing system, which the firm says clears the bowl quickly and efficiently. The unit includes a 3-inch flush valve; a large water surface; a slim-line tank; and a color-matched, side-mounted lever. It comes in white or...

  • As the water supply shrinks, will blue become the new green?

    A look at the looming water crisis and what it may mean for architects, contractors, engineers, and technology suppliers

  • Sydney Smart Toilet From Caroma

    The company now offers its Sydney Smart high-efficiency toilet with a back outlet. The WaterSense-labeled dual-flush unit offers 1.28 gpf and 0.8 gpf. A large trapway eliminates blockages, says the maker, and washdown technology pushes waste from the bowl. It is Maximum Performance tested at 900...