Recently, the city of Calgary approved a measure that requires all new toilet installations to comply with water-saving requirements for low-flow toilets, set at a maximum flushing capability of six litres. While most consumers agree that saving water and energy is good in principle, if the performance of a toilet doesn’t measure up they’re more likely to balk.
While the first low-flow toilets on the market didn’t perform well, technology is catching up to demand. Ultimately, performance is the deciding factor that makes low-flow toilets green and user-friendly.
When you’re looking at toilet options, keep in mind these performance factors:
Consider testing methods, single- or dual-flush options and design methodology when selecting a low-flow toilet. Arpi’s is here to help. Our plumbing experts can help you choose and install a toilet that will serve you well for years to come.
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