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28.03.2022

Touch-free, hygienic and water-saving

The right faucet for every washbasin: TOTO presents two new awardwinning automatic faucets – and the new ECO CAP technology to reduce water consumption.
TOTO is introducing two new collections of automatic faucets, each containing five different versions. In addition to their balanced, aesthetic design, these touch-free faucets use very little water. Photo: TOTO A pleasantly “full” flow of water despite water-saving technology: ECO CAP adds air to the water. The result: It saves water while creating an especially comfortable sensation. The stream of water feels pleasantly gentle and full, but the faucet only uses two litres. Shown here: the round version of the new automatic faucet. Photo: TOTO TOTO has the perfect faucet for every washbasin. Each of these faucet collections – square and round – is available in three heights and two different wall spout lengths. Photo: TOTO TOTO has the perfect faucet for every washbasin. Each of these faucet collections – square and round – is available in three heights and two different wall spout lengths. Photo: TOTO TOTO transforms everyday handwashing into a special ritual. Both the square and round faucet collections are available in three heights and two different wall spout lengths. The perfect faucet is available for all types of washbasins – from self-rim and undercounter washbasins to furniture washbasins and vessels. Photo: TOTO Each automatic faucet includes a microsensor at the end of the spout that registrates the movement of people’s hands to release the precise amount of water. A generator converts the energy created from the flow of water to supply the microsensor with power. TOTO is calling this technology SELF POWER. Photo: TOTO Slender and elegant, the round version of the TOTO automatic faucet is ideal for tall vessels. It’s especially comfortable to wash your hands without touching the faucet in guest bathrooms, at hotels or public washrooms. Photo: TOTO Whether square or round – this is a question of personal style. TOTO’s new automatic faucet collections contain a number of different versions, offering the perfect match for every washbasin. Photo: TOTO The new TOTO automatic faucets have already received two international design awards: the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022 and Green Good Design Award 2021

TOTO introduces two new automatic faucet collections featuring the SELFPOWER and water-saving ECO CAP technologies. Perfect for guest bathrooms, hotels and public washrooms, these collections were both recognised with the international Red Dot Award and Green Design Award for their outstanding design. Available in a wide range of different versions, there is a perfect faucet for every washbasin – from self-rim and undercounter washbasins to furniture washbasins and vessels.


TOTO transforms everyday handwashing into a special ritual. The design of the new automatic faucets inspires people to take a moment and enjoy the minimalistic aesthetic, which gives every washbasin and bathroom that certain something.


Beyond the design and individual preferences, the functional aspects are what make a truly winning impression: The round and square faucet collections each have five different versions – all of which are touch-free and use very little water. One special feature of TOTO’s touch-free faucet is the SELF POWER technology,
which can also be called an integrated “hydropower plant”: One of the smallest sensors in the world is installed in the faucet spout, registering people’s hand movements to activate the flow of water. A second technology is also at work inside the faucet: A generator converts the energy from the flow of water to power the microsensor.

 

Water-saving technology creates a pleasantly “full” stream of water 

Another new technology is TOTO’s ECO CAP, which adds air to the water to reduce consumption and create a comfortable sensation: The stream of water feels very gentle and full, but the faucet only uses two litres.

 

The perfect faucet for every washbasin

Each of these faucet collections – square and round – is available in three heights and two different wall spout lengths. The perfect faucet is available for all types of washbasins – from self-rim and undercounter washbasins to furniture washbasins and vessels. The two collections impressed the judges for the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022 in February 2022: The design experts praised the “minimalistic design approach” and “expressiveness”, recognising the collections as winners. These two touch-free faucet collections also won the Green Good Design Award 2021. The “harmony of the design with its surroundings” played a role in the award, as well as the factor of “user-friendliness”.

 

Touch-free in the bathroom – TOTO faucets, shower toilets and more

Society’s experiences with the pandemic over the past few years have sensitised people in a variety of different respects, especially when it comes to hygiene. Cleanliness is important whenever several people use the same bathroom. The fewer surfaces people have to touch, the more comfortable. Touch-free faucets and hand dryers were once found exclusively in public washrooms but are increasingly found in private homes today. In addition to its touch-free faucets, TOTO offers a number of other products that help elevate hygiene: shower toilets with automatic flush (WASHLET™), automatic soap dispensers, hand dryers and washbasins with especial dirt-resistant ceramic surfaces.


Green Good Design Awards: Green Good Awards
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022: Red Dot Award 2022

 

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