The Truth About High-Efficiency Toilets

The Truth About High-Efficiency Toilets

Not your father’s low-flow…

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Problems with first-generation “low flow” toilets were infamous in the early 1990s. Some consumers complained that the toilets clogged too often, needed several flushes to clear the bowl, or caused problems with their home plumbing.

Although later generations of water-saving toilets have resolved such issues, misconceptions have persisted and kept many consumers from saving both water and money. With new designs and technological advancements, today’s high-efficiency toi­lets use less than 1.3 gallons per flush and perform as well as—or better than—conventional, less efficient models.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) WaterSense program is making it easy for consumers to identify high-efficiency toilets in the marketplace. Toilets that are certified by independent, third-party testing to meet EPA’s rigorous criteria for both efficiency and performance can earn the WaterSense label. Look for WaterSense-labeled toilets and don’t let these myths keep you from saving water and saving money! Continue below to learn fact from fiction, courtesy of Denver’s leading plumbing installation team here at Blue Sky.

To learn more, or to schedule a plumbing inspection in the Denver Metro Area, contact us today! We’re a 4th generation Denver plumbing company that has been serving the Front Range for over 100 years!

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