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  • Touch-Sensitive Faucet

    Delta’s Pilar Waterfall faucet turns on or off with a touch anywhere on its handle or spout.

  • MJSI Toilet Fill Valve

    The Hydro Clean 660 by MJSI has a couple of features not found on most toilet fill valves.

  • High-Efficiency Toilets

    New 1.28-gallon toilets do a surprisingly good job of clearing the bowl.

  • Low-Emission Bath Vanity

    All of cabinet manufacturer Xylem’s vanities are made from wood products that comply with California’s stringent new air-quality standards, which impose strict limits on formaldehyde emissions.

  • Programmable Bath Fan Controller

    Air-quality standards may require either continuous use or high-volume intermittent use of exhaust ventilation.

  • Shower Water Preheater

    Countless gallons are wasted as bathers wait for shower water to warm up. What’s even worse are the countless gallons of hot water wasted as distracted bathers busy themselves with other things while their empty shower runs hot.

  • Handheld Shower with Multi-Spray Settings

    The ActivTouch handheld shower has three spray-selection buttons that let users select up to eight spray combinations with the push of a button.

  • Trowel-Applied Membranes

    Are the new trowel-applied membranes used for waterproofing showers as good as sheet membranes? Are some better than others?

  • Deep Traps

    My client's kitchen sink has a shallow 6-inch-deep bowl, and the drain connection is located in the wall rather than the floor. She would like to replace the sink with one that has a much deeper bowl, but that will place the bottom of the bowl at nearly the same level as the drain opening. Is it...

  • On the Job

    Custom shower niches; working inside the bubble