WATER-AMPLIFYING FLUIDICS SHOWER HEAD Alsons’ Traditional Water-Amplifying Fluidics Shower Head features an EPA WaterSense label with a 1.5 gpm flow rate, saving 40% water in comparison to a standard 2.5 gpm shower head. Fluidics technology provides spray dynamics that create the sensation of a high-flow shower experience, while significantly reducing water usage. Its patented technology controls the water’s shape and velocity, producing larger spray droplets that retain heat longer. Alsons. Www.alsons.com Circle 275 ULTRA HE FLUSH VALVES American Standard introduces Ultra High Efficiency Manual Urinal Flush Valves that cut water consumption by as much as 87% and are ADA compliant. The interchangeable brass pistons yield higher water efficiency levels for urinals (0.5 and 0. 125 gpf) and feature non-hold open handles that automatically shut off after every flush. High efficiency and ultra high efficiency models feature FloWise water-saving technology. American Standard. Www.americanstandard.com Circle 276 COMMERCIAL KITCHEN FAUCETS Chicago Faucets offers a selection of kitchen sink faucets in a variety of product configurations ideal for use in office buildings, doctors’ offices, day care centers and convenience stores. Each permanent cast kitchen faucet is built with the company’s patented brass 1294, which allows for a consistent, durable faucet that meets NSF/ANSI 61, Section 9 standards. Other features include 1.5 and 2.2 gpm pressure compensating Softflo aerators, vandal resistance, Quaturn operating cartridges and wristblade handles. Select faucets are available in ECAST with .25% total lead content by weighted average. Chicago Faucets. Www.chicagofaucets.com Circle 277 FOREMOST BATH COLLECTIONS Foremost Groups’ eight new Foremost Bath Collections include solid wood vanities and drawer boxes with dovetail construction. Additional highlights of many of the collections are self-closing concealed hinges, slow-close glides and finished surfaces treated with MICROBAN antimicrobial protection to fight stains and odor-causing bacteria. Collections are available to all Foremost customers, both retail and wholesale, across the U.S. and Canada. Foremost Groups. Www.foremostgroups.com Circle 278 GAS POWERED WATER JET The Jet-Set Model J-2900 Gas Powered Water Jet from General Pipe Cleaners is an economical alternative to larger water jets and can quickly clear grease, sand and ice in 4- to 8-in. Lines. Features include a 13hp Honda engine connected directly to a 3,000 psi, 4 gpm pump with Vibra-pulse on demand. A 200-ft. Capacity hose reel with reel brake is mounted on a heavy duty frame with two pneumatic tires. The J-2900 includes a thermal relief valve to protect the pump from heat damage, along with a back flow check valve and inlet filter. General Pipe Cleaners. Www.drainbrain.com Circle 279 HE URINALS Gerber Plumbing Fixtures presents its lowest water consuming high efficiency urinal (HEU) collection with the introduction of the North Point Pint Urinals, utilizing 0.125 gpf. The WaterSense-compliant HEUs function like traditional urinals but with minimal water — only a pint. Available in both half-stall and space-saver sizes, and unlike waterless urinals, these models leave no odor, require less maintenance and contain no reoccurring costs for cartridges. Gerber Plumbing Fixtures. Www.gerberonline.com Circle 280 COMMERCIAL FLUSH VALVES, SENSOR FAUCETS Moen’s Commercial Division offers two new HE Flush Valve models — a Pint flush urinal and Dual flush closet valve — as part of its M-Power line, which combines water savings and sanitary protection for commercial restrooms. Also part of the M-Power are the easy-to-use sensor-operated faucets featuring a unique motion sensor that starts and stops the fl ow of water. The hands-free activation also provides a hygienic solution and prevents the spread of germs and bacteria. Moen. Www.moen.com Circle 281 ECOFLEX PRE-INSULATED PIPE Uponor offers its Ecoflex pre-insulated pipe in 1-, 1-1/4- and 1-1/2-in.ASTM sizes. Ideal for commercial and residential applications that require insulated underground piping, ASTM Ecoflex features Uponor’s hePEX plus barrier tubing surrounded by closed-cell, PEX-foam insulation and covered by a waterproof, corrugated HDPE jacket, making it ideal for direct-burial applications.Uponor. Www.uponor-usa.com Circle 282 WHOLE-HOUSE GRINDER SYSTEM The Sanicubic Classic Lifting Station from Saniflo is a whole-house grinder system that can process wastewater from multiple plumbing fixtures throughout an entire residence or a small commercial structure. Capable of handling 25 gallons of effluent per minute at 36 feet, the new system consists of two, 2hp motors housed inside a compact but highly durable plastic enclosure.Each independently operating grinder has its own high-performance grinding system: a fast-rotating cutting blade to reduce solids in the wastewater stream from toilets, tubs and showers, sinks, washing machines and dishwashers. Saniflo. www.saniflo.com Circle 283 COMMERCIAL WATER HEATER Rheem-Ruud’s SPIDERfire line of condensing-type Commercial Water Heaters offers a wide range of BTU inputs, all with ultra high thermal efficiencies from 92-95%. The SPIDERfire is engineered to deliver substantial amounts of hot water to meet the needs of larger commercial applications, such as restaurants, office buildings, schools and retail stores. The most powerful unit in the series, with an input of 350,000 BTU per hour, can deliver 460 gallons of water per hour at a 100°F rise. Five other lower-input models are also available. Rheem Manufacturing Co. Www.rheem.com Circle 284 GRINDER PUMP The Shark Series 840 Grinder Pump from Zoeller features durable heavy-duty finned cast iron construction, hardened stainless steel cutter and disc, which are protected from abrasive solids.Its unique reversible cutter action allows the pump to clear jams and hangups. Cutters can also automatically alternate direction to enhance blade life. Zoeller. Www.zoeller.com Circle 285 TANKLESS RACKING SYSTEM The new, prefabricated MR-2 Commercial Racking System from Noritz America offers time and labor savings, as well as the ability to install multiple units in the middle of a space, rather than having to affix them to a sidewall. Designed for both outdoor (flat rooftops) and indoor (mechanical room) applications, the new multi-rack system holds two tankless water heaters back to back and is precisely designed to match the mounting points for all Noritz products. The MR-2 has the shape of an inverted “T” and is designed to sit flat on the mechanical-room floor or rooftop. Noritz America. Www.noritz.com Circle 286
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