16. März 2022
TOTO introduces two new automatic faucet collections featuring the SELF POWER 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.
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 (WASHLETTM), automatic soap dispensers, hand dryers and washbasins with especial dirt-resistant ceramic surfaces.
For more information: gb.toto.com
Green Good Design Awards: Green Good Awards
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2022: Red Dot Award 2022
TOTO, one of the world’s leading sanitary ware companies, has an unwavering focus on people and their well-being. Established in Kitakyushu, Japan in 1917, TOTO has been developing, producing and marketing its comprehensive high-end bathroom concepts for the European market since 2009. The company aims to create a new attitude towards life through regeneration, comfort and hygiene, integrating technologies into their product designs in a smart, nearly invisible way. Japan’s leading manufacturer in the sector, TOTO offers a comprehensive range of products including ceramic sanitary ware, faucets and accessories. The company can now look back on over 40 years of developing and manufacturing WASHLET and has sold over 60 million units worldwide to date. TOTO supports the development of a fully emission-free society and is very committed to sustainability: By joining the RE100 initiative, TOTO Group will convert all of its facilities to power from sustainable energy sources by the year 2040. The company also received certification from the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBT) to reduce greenhouse gases in line with the Paris Agreement, and to systematically cut CO2 emissions further on this basis. TOTO employs 36,000 people world-wide.
Read more about TOTO online: gb.toto.com