Top Products Of 2010 - Part 2
EZH2O Bottle Filling Station by ElkayElkay introduces the EZH2O bottle filling station, an environmentally friendly alternative that offers clean and affordable filtered water to consumers. Designed to serve as the one drinking water solution for any location, the EZH2O bottle filling station provides a rapid fill of cold, filtered water at a rate of 1.1 - 1.5 gpm, which is three times faster than a standard drinking fountain. Ideal for education, fitness, healthcare and hospitality facilities, it can be retrofitted to any existing “EZ style” Elkay water cooler.
Three-Inch Tubing for Commercial Plumbing by UponorUponor offers 3-inch tubing for commercial plumbing applications. This AquaPEX product features flexibility, durability, corrosion-resistance and a 25-year limited warranty - making it an ideal complement to the current tubing offering, ranging from 1/4 to 2 inches.
Solar Pump Line byTacoTaco’s latest addition to its 00 family of circulators includes a line of Variable Speed 00 Solar Pumps designed to match solar collector output, which increases solar system performance by 20%. Taco’s variable speed circulators with integral solar control include the 009 solar drain-back circulator and several cast iron and non-ferrous pump sizes with integrated controls. Features include an LED status panel, dip switch settings and pumps that continually adjust speed to reduce short-cycling, maximizing solar collector output and system efficiency.
Pressure Balance Valves by GerberGerber Plumbing Fixtures has launched the GS-310 Series Gerber PLUS Valve, a new line of pressure balance valves. Featuring a compact body design and washerless cartridges, these valves offer fewer or no stops. The PLUS Valve is compatible with all Gerber’s decorative trim kits, includes a thin wall installation bracket and is available in IPS/Sweat, PEX-b&c, CPVC, or PEX-a connections, and is back-to-back installation feasible.
Gerber Plumbing Fixtures LLC. www.gerberonline.com
Ultra-Low Flow Showerheads by MoenMoen’s Ultra-Low Flow Showerheads, in fixed and handheld models, have a flow rate of 1.6 GPM, offering a 30% water savings from the industry standard of 2.5 GPM. They feature an optimized spray pattern to preserve the showering experience that end-users are accustomed to from full-flow showerheads. To create this unique design, the new showerhead has innovative spray formers that increase the velocity of the water streams hitting the body, treating users to a full, enveloping spray.
Moen’s Commercial Division. www.moen.com
Sensor/Manual Faucet by T&S BrassT&S Brass launches the ChekPoint EC-3106 electronic faucet, offering the ability to switch from a sensor faucet to a manual faucet. Available immediately for deck-mount applications, the EC-3106 converts by simply rotating the top cap of the faucet until it locks into the desired mode. Once engaged in the manual mode, the faucet is turned on and off by rotating the cap on the top of the faucet. It also offers all of the same features and reliability as the rest of the ChekPoint line.
T&S Brass and Bronze Works. www.tsbrass.com