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Pressure-Assisted Toilets


Description

Pressure-assisted toilets use the pressure from the main water line to more efficiently empty the bowl and use less water.


Tips

O+M Tips

  • Use cleaning chemicals and solutions that are Green Seal certified
  • A two-step process should generally be used if cleaning with antimicrobial products. Clean first and then apply the disinfectant. Wait the recommended time before rinsing (usually at least 10 minutes); perform other tasks while waiting for the antimicrobial to take effect. Most disinfectants are not cleaners, and are usually only effective on a clean surface.

End of Life Tips

  • If in good condition, toilets can be donated to organizations like Habitat for Humanity that will reuse them.
  • To recycle old toilets visit Earth911.com to determine the capacity of local facilities.

For alignment with LEED Standards

  • Water Use Reduction: Employ strategies that in aggregate use at least 20% less water than the water use baseline. Toilets with a flush rate of less than 1.6 gpf can contribute to the water use reduction.
    • BD+C and ID+C WE: Indoor Water Use Reduction