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Chicago Faucets water-conserving metering faucets

Chicago Faucets’ 3510 Series of water-conserving metering faucets feature a 0.5 gal. per min. nonaerating outlet.
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Featuring a solid ECAST brass, chrome-plated body, the faucet has pre-installed, flexible, stainless-steel hoses that connect to standard water supplies and a built-in check valve.


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Franklin Electric solar technology for water pumps

Franklin Electric’s SubDrive SolarPAK technology gives water pump installers and users the option to use solar as the power source on virtually any 4” well.
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With SolarPAK’s variable-frequency drive, the pump produces water even on cloudy days or with minimal sunlight.


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Kohler touchless toilet technology

Kohler’s Touchless toilet technology allows users to flush using a sensor instead of the traditional flush lever.
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The sensor runs on four AA alkaline batteries, included, which last on average six to 12 months.


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American Standard high-efficiency, hands-free urinal flush valves

American Standard’s high-efficiency urinal flush valves offer Selectronic hands-free function, flexible power options, reduced maintenance and reliable performance.
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Power options include exposed hard-wired AC, exposed hard-wired Multi-AC and exposed battery-powered configurations for installation flexibility..


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A. O. Smith commercial modulating gas water heater

A. O. Smith’s Cyclone Mxi is a modulating, high-efficiency commercial gas water heater.
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Other features include: maneuverability and ease-of-installation due to its lightweight design; a helical coil heat exchanger that maximizes heat transfer; and a PermaGlas glass-lining that protects tank against corrosion.


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Eemax high-efficiency electric tankless water heater

Eemax’s HomeAdvantage II is an electric tankless water heater with a wide variety of sizes, from 8kW to 36kW.
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It is 99.8% energy efficient and features digital temperature control (selectable from 80° F to 140°) and self-modulating technology. It saves users energy, water, space and money.


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Heating with locally produced wood chips

High-value chips in Update New York.
By John Siegenthaler, P.E.
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How an Upstate NY school now heats with locally produced wood chips.


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A look inside a salt-free water softening system

What’s the water like?
By Nadia Askar
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Salt-free water softeners


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A. O. Smith condensing tankless water heater

A. O. Smith expands its line of residential high-efficiency, gas-fired tankless water heaters with the compact 120,000 Btu/hr. Condensing Tankless Water Heater.
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The unit operates on a 1/2” gas line, features accessible temperature controls and vents with PVC.


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Eemax small tank for on-demand hot water

With the Eemax Electric Mini Tank, simply tap into the hot water line and install the heater directly at the sink for instantaneous hot water.
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The mini tank is wall- or floor-mountable, has a glass-lined tank for longer life and quick recovery time.


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