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We use a lot of water inside the home every day, and in quantities and places where we may never think twice about. For example, it's estimated that 75 percent of indoor water use happens in the bathroom. From the bathroom sink faucet and shower to multiple flushes of the toilet every day, the bathroom is a haven for water use and overuse. So it would make sense that if you wanted to try to save water, the bathroom is a great place to start. And the kitchen could always use a little love, as well. Shop Faucet.com for eco-friendly water-saving faucets and fixtures for the kitchen and bathroom that maintain top-of-the-line performance.
There are a number of benefits to installing water-saving faucets and fixtures. First, waiting for the water at the bathroom sink faucet or shower to heat up actually uses energy. In fact, letting the bathroom faucet run for five minutes consumes nearly as much energy as running a 60-watt light bulb for 14 hours. The less water you use, the less energy you use. Also, swapping out older, water-hungry fixtures for newer, water-friendly ones can save you hundreds of gallons of water per year. Water is our most precious natural resource, so we should treat it that way. Finally, installing water-saving faucets today can save you money down the road. You'll pay less on your water and energy bills, and that's always a great thing.
With all of the activity your kitchen faucet takes on during the course of the day, it's a good idea to find one that uses less water, without sacrificing performance. Water-saving kitchen faucets range from single-handle to double-handle, and still include all of the helpful features found in standard kitchen faucets. Look for spouts with pullout spray functionality, as well as those that swivel a full 360 degrees. Water-friendly kitchen faucets tend to be on the transitional and contemporary sides, in terms of style, as well, so they can fit seamlessly into virtually any home.
There are a number of places to improve water savings in the bathroom. Let's start with the bathroom sink faucet, which takes up 16 percent of indoor water usage in the home. Water-saving bathroom sink faucets run the gamut in terms of style and look (from traditional and contemporary to transitional), and all have water-friendly flow rates. The majority of these fixtures are WaterSense rated and include lever handles that are ADA compliant.
Water-saving showerheads are as versatile and powerful as they are pleasing to look. And since the shower is responsible for 17 percent of the average home's indoor water use, there's no reason not to check out the selection of water-saving showerheads at Faucet.com. Choose from shower-only fixtures as well as tub and shower faucets. We all look forward to a relaxing shower. Now there are actually eco-friendly showerheads that use less water and still manage to create an enjoyable experience.
And that takes us to the toilet. Did you know that the toilet is responsible for 26 percent of indoor water use in American homes? That's a lot of water. Short of flushing fewer times, there are a wide variety of water-saving toilets available that are great for a home of any theme. Today's toilets utilize leading-edge technologies to create water-friendly fixtures that don't skimp on performance. Water-friendly toilets are available in one-piece and two-piece varieties, and come in your choice of round front and elongated seats. And if the toilet bears the WaterSense label, you know the fixture is certified to save water (and money!) with every flush.
If you have a commercial application to fill out, consider a water-saving urinal. These wall-mounted fixtures generally have a contemporary style without being over the top. These are mostly WaterSense certified, and typically top out at 1.0 gallon per flush. Kohler and Sloan also feature waterless urinals. And water-saving urinals aren't just for commercial applications, either. These fixtures are beginning to find their way into residences more often, and the savings can really pile up for homeowners.
Flushometers are typically standard inclusions on urinals, and are also found on commercial toilets. Faucet.com features a wide range of water-saving flushometers for every setting. These water-friendly fixtures range from a lever handle to touchless, and each one is designed to save a lot of water with every flush. Water-saving flushometers are remarkably versatile, as well. They can be used on floor-mounted toilets or wall-mounted urinals. We also carry a few battery-powered flushometers, and some water-friendly flushometers are also even designed to meet the needs for severe conditions like ships for our armed forces. Sloan manufacturers flushometers that are specifically engineered for salt water and harsh water conditions.
Saving our most precious natural resource is a responsibility of everyone. And shopping Faucet.com for water-saving fixtures has never been easier.
Top Selling Eco Friendly Kitchen Faucets
Talis S Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with HighArc Spout, Magnetic Docking & Non-Locking Spray Diverter - EcoRight 1.5 gpmOur Price: $316.24 - $376.42
Linden Pull-Out Kitchen Faucet with Temporary Flow Increase and Optional Base Plate - Includes Lifetime WarrantyOur Price: $191.91 - $278.26
Solan Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with Hidden Magnetic Docking Spray Head - Includes Lifetime WarrantyOur Price: $311.04 - $413.28
Trinsic Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with On/Off Touch Activation, Magnetic Docking Spray Head - Includes Lifetime Warranty (5 Year on Electronic Parts)Our Price: $382.20 - $436.80
Addison Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with Magnetic Docking Spray Head, Temporary Flow Increase, and Optional Base Plate - Includes Lifetime WarrantyOur Price: $212.62 - $308.30
Cruette Single-Hole or Three-Hole Kitchen Sink Faucet with Pull-Down 16-3/4" Spout and Lever Handle, DockNetik Magnetic Docking System, and a 3-Function Sprayhead Featuring Sweep SprayOur Price: $193.34 - $267.75