KBIS Showcase Customizable tubs Aquatic is adding eight new modern-style, drop-in tubs to its best-selling Serenity series, renowned for offering the ultimate in personalized hydrotherapy. With the Serenity expansion, customers can choose from 55 freestanding, undermount and drop-in, acrylic shells in a variety of sizes, finishes and colors, and also customizable as soaker, HotSoak, air bath or DriftBath tubs. The DriftBath simulates the relaxing experience of sitting in a gentle stream. Aquatic. Www.aquaticbath.com Digital kitchen faucet Bringing even more technology to the kitchen, Danze will introduce two new styles of digital kitchen faucets at KBIS 2015. Both styles, branded under the “Hands Down” product name, feature an infrared sensor for easy activation. The faucets are available as an AC version (hard wired to plug in) and DC version (battery operated). The AC versions come with unique task lighting on the end of the faucet spout. Both styles showcase slim, sleek design to serve as a true design statement in the kitchen. Danze. Www.danze.com Rain spray aerator NEOPERL introduces its latest innovation in faucet outlets. The new ITR aerators feature a “rain spray” with a larger, softer stream and wider spray coverage, which deliver an extraordinary handshower experience. These new aerators come standard with an SLC outlet so any buildup can be rubbed off the silicone tip. The SSR feature that allows the user to adjust the angle of the stream to avoid splashing is also an option. NEOPERL. Www.neoperl.com Smart toilet Delta’s FlushIQ toilets offer peace of mind with overflow protection, touch-free flush and leak detection. Three key innovations in one smart toilet include: overflow protection, leak detection and touch-free flush. A sensor on the back of the bowl monitors the water level and if the level rises to a critical point, the sensor will prevent additional flushes. A built-in sensor identifies possible tank leaks and if the water level drops and breaks contact with the sensor, the LED indicator will change to solid yellow the next time the toilet is flushed. Simply wave a hand in front of the sensor on the tank to flush. Delta Faucet Co. Www.deltafaucet.com/smart-solutions/flushiq.html Bath collection The Wynford suite from Moen features a strong silhouette and traditional styling and offers a wide variety of faucet configurations and finish options. Wynford allows consumers to create the perfect combination to personalize their space and meet their design needs. The collection extends throughout the bath with Moentrol and Posi-Temp tub/shower components, as well as a Roman tub, bidet and coordinating accessories. Moen. Www.moen.com Lavatory faucet ROHL introduces an exclusive new finish, Satin Gold for the ROHL Michael Berman American Moderne Graceline lavatory faucet. This new collection for the bath embodies functional sophistication and offers a “transitional industrial design.” The style of the Graceline faucet is inspired by the architecture, industrial design and style epitomized by American Modernism. Made in the USA. ROHL. Http://rohlhome.com Water-saving showerhead The Hot Start showerhead, available in January 2015 from Niagara Conservation as part of the Stealth System, is a temperature-controlled, EPA WaterSense-certified showerhead. It uses a full flow rate while the shower water heats up, but once the water reaches 95° F, the Hot Start reduces the flow to a trickle, saving users thousands of gallons of water per year and reducing utility bills. Users then hit the RESUME button to shower with the water at its full flow rate of 2. 0 gpm. Niagara Conservation. Www.niagaracorp.com Luxury smart toilet The Ove smart toilet combines the quality and function of a standard toilet with all of the benefits and luxury that technology has to offer. The 1.6-gpf smart toilet features a warm water massage wash with self-cleaning nozzle, heated seat, dryer and deodorizer. The warm water wash has two settings: a side-to-side spray wash and a powerful bidet wash that offer a customized experience for any user. The smart toilet’s built-in memory regulates water and seat settings and the remote control puts everything at your fingertips. Ove Decors. Www.ovedecors.com/innovatedtoilet Residential flow control beer faucet Perlick, known for innovative, high-quality undercounter refrigeration, introduces its first flow control faucet for residential use as a new standard feature — for its entire line of outdoor and indoor Signature Series beer dispensers. The new, patented 650SS forward-sealing flow control faucet brings unrivaled beer dispensing technology into the home. With the popularity of outdoor entertaining and craft beers, this makes the perfect solution to pouring all styles of craft beer at the proper flow rate, especially with the dual-tap dispenser configuration (pictured here). Perlick. Www.perlick.com/residential-products New Products Suction diffuser Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Suction Diffuser Plus helps maintain a uniform velocity profile and improves flow conditions with its Flow Cone technology, which eliminates recirculation zones that can occur with diffusers. The centrifugal pump accessory helps users retain as much as 5% more of the pumps’ intrinsic efficiency than standard diffusers. Its space-saving design eliminates the need for straight lengths of pipe leading into the pump while serving as an elbow to facilitate a close transition between return piping and the pump suction. Additionally, internal components are completely removable, making field service fast and easy. Xylem’s Bell & Gossett. Http://bellgossett.com Butterfly valve Bonomi North America introduces a series of grooved-end butterfly valves for use in commercial and light industrial applications. The new valves are built with an ISO mounting pad and stem for simple automation with electric or pneumatic actuators. Standard features of the new Bonomi Series L700E Series include an epoxy-coated ductile-iron body, EDPM-coated ductile-iron disc and a 410 stainlesssteel ISO square stem. Bonomi North America. Www.bonominorthamerica.com Drain cleaner General Pipe Cleaners’ Power-Vee drain cleaner with automatic feed makes clearing small drain lines faster and easier. With the simplified feeding system, just squeeze the lever and the cable feeds at a rate of up to 16’ per minute. The Power-Vee easily unclogs sinks, tubs, toilets and laundry drains ranging from 1-1/4” to 3” diameter and at a distance of up to 50’. The automatic feed can quickly adjust to take any cable from 1/4” to 3/8” without requiring the use of tools or additional parts. General Pipe Cleaners. Www.drainbrain.com/pv Lead-free PEX ball valve Matco-Norca introduces its 754PXDELF PEX ball valve with waste drain and drop ear elbow. This valve is compliant with the federal Safe Water Drinking Act (SWDA). The full-port forged brass PEX ball valve features a two-piece body with PEX ends and a 600 WOG–150 SWP capacity.The brass stems are blow-out proof. The 754PXDELF PEX ball valve comes in 1/2”, 3/4” and 1” sizes and is lead free. Matco-Norca. Www.matco-norca.com Bonded waterproofing Noble Co.’s ValueSeal is a new, ultra-thin membrane for bonded waterproofing in thin bed tile installations. It is lightweight, easy to fold and form, and holds a crease making it ideal for showers in both residential and commercial construction. ValueSeal can be bonded with latex-modified thin-set or NobleBond EXT adhesive. It has sufficient elasticity to extend through changes in plane. ValueSeal is translucent and is available in 3” and 6’widths. Noble Co. Www.noblecompany.com Modulating infrared tube heater The SRP Modulus adaptive modulating infrared tube heater provides unparalleled thermal efficiencies in excess of 80%. Rates range from 80,000 to 200,000 Btu/hr with a 40% modulating differential. The built-in “Quick-Start” function ramps up to high power resulting in optimum temperatures achieved almost as soon as the heater is turned on. Available in lengths of 20’ to 60’, NG or LPG. Superior Radiant Products. Www.superiorradiant.com PEX-a pipe support Uponor’s PEX-a pipe support is a galvanized steel channel that provides continuous support of PEX in suspended piping applications, enabling hanger spacing similar to that of copper or steel pipe. It is offered in sizes up to 3 1/2” for suspended piping applications in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems. Features include nylon-coated, stainless-steel strapping to secure the pipe to the support. Uponor. Www.uponor-usa.com Freeze block coil The Cooney Freeze Block Coil is the ultimate protection against freeze damage to fluid and steam HVAC coils. Coils are designed with built-in pressure and temperature relief to automatically discharge a small volume of water and reset when exposed to freezing conditions. Coils come fully assembled and tested with a guarantee against freeze damage to the coil. Cooney Coil & Energy. Www.cooneycoil.com Residential water heater Noritz now offers a condensing residential unit with top-mounted connections and flexible venting through existing B-Vent.The new EZTR40 condensing tankless water heater for residential applications is designed to replace a conventional 40-gal. Tank-type water heater for two-bath residences in warm-weather climates. The EZTR40 vents with 2” flexible polypropylene tubing that is threaded directly through the existing B-Vent.Water connections are located on the top of the EZTR40, not the bottom. It also uses the same 1/2” gas line used by the old tank unit, which eliminates the need to up-size to 3/4” run in replacement situations. A step-by-step manual and QR code linking to an instructional video are also available. Noritz. Www.noritz.com Mobile app Modine’s new Effinity93 app is a free, cost-savings calculator for both iOS and Android phone platforms and tablets. The mobile app is an interactive tool that calculates the payback and energy savings associated with installing the Effinity93 condensing unit heater.The app is ideal for contractors and engineers responsible for specifying HVAC equipment for projects of any size.By entering simple jobsite data in the intuitive calculator, users can compare products with differing efficiencies to determine annual cost savings, ROI and environmental advantages. Results can be saved, emailed and printed with a simple click. Modine. Www.modinehvac.com
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