When you look at the beautiful, large single bowl fluid stainless steel sinks, you have to wonder why anyone would choose to use the old fashioned white polypropylene varieties? fluid stainless is long-lasting, beautiful, sleek and easy to maintain! What a great way to update that very heavily used area of the house! fluid for laundry....brilliant!
fluid is a proud WaterSense partner, and as such every fluid faucet made is Watersense labelled! A WaterSense communication this afternoon advises that an estimated 271 billion gallons of water was saved by WaterSense labelled products in 2013 alone and 757 billion gallons were saved since 2006. This is equal to the amount of water needed to supply all homes in the USA for 26 days. Along with this comes a saving of $14.2 billion in energy and water bills. This is spectacular of course, but as amazing is that fluid products are engineered so well, if you didn't know that they were 'low flow', you'd never be able to tell! This is what we mean about 'Conservation without Compromise'!
The evolution continues with Caroma's latest offering of the NEW Sydney Smart II 305. Available in Easy Height Elongated and Round front models, the Sydney Smart II offers the latest in high efficiency dual flush performance at truly affordable pricing! Both Sydney Smart II models boast an average flush volume of only 0.96 gpf (3.63 lpf), as they use only 0.8gpf/3 lpf for liquid waste and 1.28gpf/4.8 lpf for solid waste. They have received MaP Premium certification with MaP test scores of 1000 g. and even include soft close seats in the box with the bowls. For more information and specs, visit the link below and click on your choice of the Sydney Smart II Easy Height Elongated or Round Front option.
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April 22, 2014 is the 44th anniversary of Earth Day! Created in 1960 this day was intended to create awareness of environmental issues. Started in the US, Earth Day has now spread to 192 countries! SSI treats every day as Earth Day bring products to the marketplace that provide 'conservation without compromise', but today in particular we tip our hats to all of those saving the earth's most precious resource - water! - so that our children and all future generations can continue to celebrate the gift of clean water! Follow the link to the Earth Day site to learn the history of Earth Day and see how it is being celebrated!
Silly cupcake, but serious message! There is nothing more important than clean drinking water and good basic sanitation to keep the world and the people in it healthy. As a thank you to our local plumbers for their role in preserving and protecting our water supply - SSI partnered with BA Robinson early March 11th to give our water themed cupcakes and bottles of water. The cupcake to say 'thanks' and the water bottle to give a visual of home much water using Caroma dual flush toilets actually saves! One family using Caroma Smart flush toilets instead of a standard 6 litre toilet saves the equivalent of approx. 75,000 water bottles a year. Imagine if everyone did this!
World Plumbing Day is an international event on March 11 initiated by the World Plumbing Council celebrating the important role plumbing plays in the health and safety of modern society. WPD also brings attention to the importance of preserving and protecting our most precious resource - clean, fresh drinking water! SSI supports these initiatives every day by providing high quality products that support CONSERVATION WITHOUT COMPROMISE! Happy World Plumbing Day! Thank you to plumbing professional everywhere who support and maintain this vital industry! For more information visit the World Plumbing site.
Caroma toilets are engineered from the ground up with 'Matched Performance' technology, meaning that all elements of the flush are designed to work well with not only all components of the Caroma toilet, but as importantly with the design of your plumbing system. One of the most important elements is the size of the Caroma trapway. This is a Caroma trapway as compared to a typical North American toilet. Read more by clicking below:
Today is Carla Pommier's last day at SSI. Carla has been so much more than a Customer Service Representative. She has been an integral part of the SSI team for 3 years. Carla is relocating to Calgary and we wish her the very best in all of her future endeavours. Our loss is Calgary's gain! All the best Carla! You will be missed!
Caroma and GPC (Green Property Concepts) held a chipping contest at the Seattle Hotel Association Annual golf tournament. Contestants had to chip whiffle balls into a high efficiency Caroma dual flush toilet..most in won! While the contest was loads of fun, this exercise was meant to highlight the amazing job Caroma does to lower water usage and utility costs in hotel properties all across North America! For more information on ways to save water and energy for all commercial or residential properties, contact SSI or in WA and OR, ID, MT and Alaska, you are welcome to contact JC Kootnekoff of GPC directly at 503-407-7702 or toll free at 888-855-1420.
Barry Girard has been an essential member of the SSI team for several years; since his first retirement from Wolseley. Barry is well known in this industry and particularly to all who have had the great pleasure of working with him as an extremely hard working, creative and completely customer service driven individual. His fantastic sense of humour and passion for life are infectious and will be greatly missed by SSI and customers alike! We wish Barry and Gwen all the best for a very long, very happy and very healthy retirement! Enjoy Barry! You have more than earned it! Moving forward, any of Barry's customers are invited to contact Rob Mallory at 604-317-1864 or any of the SSI team at 1-800-460-7018 for any questions or support.
Have a look at this great "Treehugger" article! "Singapore's water is not for sale! But you can Rent it!" Of course, we are all pretty much 'renting' water as we generally use it and then dispose of it. But thinking of water as not 'ours' to own is an interesting mindset to perhaps make us better stewards of this precious resource! When we remember that water isn't 'new' every time it runs through our faucets, it perhaps motivates us to keep it as clean as possible for the next time we need a 'rental'!
Dual flush HET Toilets by Caroma are a fantastic way both to save water and eliminate clogging! Watch this video on the Burbank Water and Power website to see one of these fantastic Caroma toilets in action and to hear the testimonial! All dual flush toilets are NOT created equal!
The WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition is the largest urban-water efficiency conference of its kind in the world and is taking place in Las Vegas from October 2-4, 2013. Drop into the Caroma booth to see the latest innovations in design and water saving efficiency!
Did you know that many cities offer rebates for replacing older toilets with new high efficiency models? Caroma meets all HET standards! Before changing out your toilet, do a quick web search for your city to see what they offer! You may be able to save lots of water and money at the same time!
SSI showcased Caroma and fluid products at Hi Connect's Unique Hotel Show, providing 3 days of inspired creativity! HI Connect Design™ is the hospitality industry's most stimulating and productive experience. This patented three day event features the finest designers, suppliers, architects and purchasing companies. HI Connect Design™ immerses attendees inside real "vignette" environments, inspiring conversation.
Sustainable Solutions International (SSi™), one of North America’s leading green building product manufacturers and distributors, will be showcasing some of the best and most sustainable products at this year’s AIA Conference and Design Expo, taking place in Washington, D.C., May 17-19 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
fluid™, the manufacturer of faucets and fixtures that make a connection to the influences of the environment and the natural world through their meticulous design process and use of materials, has unveiled additions to their collection of sustainable faucets with the introduction of a kitchen series: F-810 and F-821.