Silver Award
2005
Aquia Dual Flush Toilet
The stylish high-efficiency Aquia dual-flush toilet enables its users to select the amount of water expended each time the toilet is flushed -- 1.6 gallons for heavy or bulk waste or 0.9 gallons, for light or liquid waste. By installing the elegant Aquia, an average family of four could save up to 7,000 gallons of water each year beyond that already saved by a standard 1.6 gpf toilet. With the introduction of TOTO's new high-efficiency Aquia Dual Flush Toilet, homeowners need no longer sacrifice beauty to performance in their bath's design statement to achieve additional water savings. The Aquia has a chic skirted bowl that is not only stylish, but also easy to maintain. The sculpted bowl and wide neck make the unit sturdy. Its handsome dual-button flush actuator, which is integrated into the lid, caps off this model with an elegant design statement. The Aquia's inner beauty arises from its powerful gravity flush with a washdown system that directs 100 percent of the water through the rim to keep the bowl clean, and the sides of the unit's bowl are steeply pitched to force water toward and through its large 2-5/8 inch trapway. Its flush valve is flapperless, enabling the toilet's dual flushing system to perform consistently well over time, without the leaks and increased water consumption associated with ill-fitting replacement flappers. Its flush tower contains a calibrated plunger with a bucketlike float, which fills up when the light-flush button is pushed, driving it down to cut off the water halfway through the flush. The Aquia's waterspot is half-an-inch in diameter larger for a more effective water exchange when the light-flush mode is engaged. Its attractive dual-button flush actuator makes it easy for users to determine which button actuates the light flush and which the heavy.
TOTO USA - New York
TOTO USA Today- A full-line manufacturer of eco luxury products for the bath space, TOTO focuses on the art and science of bridging the relationship between people and water. With its innovative, high-performance technologies, TOTO harnesses water's powers to cleanse, rejuvenate, and relax, creating experiences for its owners that continually redefine civilized bath culture. rnrnThe company's success derives from its unsurpassed commitment to quality, reliability, technological innovation, and sustainability -- a commitment that pushes it beyond industry standards. The winner of numerous domestic and international awards and recognitions, TOTO USA is certified by ISO 14001: 2004 and ISO 9001: 2000; it is the only plumbing manufacturer honored as Water Efficiency Leader by the Environmental Protection Agency.rnrnFeature by feature, product by product, no manufacturer designs, builds, and provides support better than TOTO. This total commitment to quality provides TOTO owners with worry-free performance over the lifetime of their products – a reward that validates their purchase every time they use their TOTO products.
TOTO USA's History of InnovationrnEstablished in California, in 1989, TOTO USA, INC.'s, original mission was to market high-performance low-flow -- 1.6 gallons per flush (GPF) – toilets, introduced in response to the state's growing need for water conservation. A short 20 years later, TOTO USA has grown dramatically and today offers full line eco luxury, high-performance plumbing fixtures, fittings, and accessories for both residential and commercial spaces; employs 550+ Americans; has three major manufacturing plants, located in Morrow, GA, Lakewood, GA, and Cienega de Flores Nuevo Leon, Mexico; and two large assembly and logistics/warehousing facilities, located Fairburn, GA, and Ontario, CA. TOTO USA is a recognized leader in the upper mid- to high-end US residential and commercial plumbing products' market. rnrnTOTO USA's, parent company, TOTO, Ltd., located in Kitakyushu, Japan, was established in 1917, and, in its 92 year history, has made well over 60 million units of sanitary ware. Employing approximately 17,000+ individuals, TOTO, Ltd., has eight overseas offices, three Research and Development Centers, and ten domestic plants. rn rnWater Efficient Manufacturing ProcessesrnIn 2004, TOTO USA implemented a program to recycle the water it uses to manufacture vitreous china products at its state-of-the-art Morrow, GA, manufacturing facility. TOTO puts the reclaimed water through extensive treatment and purification processes before returning it to the Clayton County Water Authority. rnrnIn late 2007, when Georgia's Governor Sonny Perdue mandated that all corporations statewide reduce their water consumption by 10%, TOTO reduced its water consumption by an average 25%, saving an additional 3,859,000 gallons of water, through innovative gray water programs. TOTO will continue to identify creative ways to reduce further the water consumed during the manufacture of its water-efficient products.rnrnWith its driving commitment to enhance the human experience by innovating water technologies of the highest order, while passionately protecting the planet's natural resources, TOTO will continue to revolutionize notions of comfort and cleanliness and harmony in design, function, sustainability, style, and quality to distinguish the TOTO experience from all others.rnrn
Address: 25 Mercer St, 1st Floor
City: New York
State: NY
Zip: 10013
Country: United States
Phone: (917) 237-0665
Fax: (917) 237-0654
Website: http://www.totousa.com
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TOTO USA - New York
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