A number of plumbing fixture manufactureres have released touchless fixtures into the marketplace. Plumbing fixtures are items such as toilets, faucets, sinks, and shower controls. Within the touchless realm, there are toilets and faucets available. Touchless technology allows you to operate the plumbing fixture without using your hands. Touchless toilets flush by waving your hand over the sensor located on the tank. Touchless faucets turn on and off by waving your hand in front of the faucet.
Kohler offers a touchless toilet. They also offer a retrofit kit, which can be installed in certain models of toilets.
This picture is a Kohler toilet equiped with touchless flush. With ADA compliance, the opportunities for use for Aging In Place and Accessibility are great. You can see that in addition to being more sanitary, the toilet is easier to operate for someone that has limited mobility.
Within the faucet lineup, Moen has released a touchless faucet. By waving your hand in front of the sensing eye, the faucet turns on and off. The temperature is controlled by a lever in the traditional way
These products are worth considering for both ease of use and cleanliness. Many touchless plumbing fixtures are easy to replace and are asthetically pleasing. Faucets are available in a variety of styles and colors. To learn more about these products please feel free to contact us at northstarconstruct.com or (888) 314-6250.