Plumbing + Fixtures

As water-saving technology improves and water-monitoring equipment becomes popular, look here for the latest product news for toilets, faucets, tubs, shower systems, and much more.

American Standard Townsend Collection room view

American Standard Townsend Collection / Photo courtesy of American Standard

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Nov 27, 2017
hammered copper wye tub

Each tub is made to order by hand in the Drummonds foundry and workshops, taking up to 15 hours to complete. The historic method of sandcasting, using solid cast iron, is used. Photo courtesy of Drummonds.

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Oct 16, 2017
The faucet used to be a utilitarian water-spouting spigot and the kitchen was a place to grab a meal, but now the kitchen is the heart of the home, and its designs are driving faucet details.  Kitchen designs from California to Massachusetts are trending transitional and contemporary, and faucets are sleeker and taller as a result.


Zoe Touch Light Pro features touch-on/touch-off technology that changes the water temperature with the tap of a finger: One tap for cold water displays a blue LED; two taps for warm water displays orange; and three taps for hot water displays red.

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Oct 9, 2017
Kohler Numi wall-hung toilet


Numi’s square shape and skirted trapway add a sculptural note to the bathroom. The comfort-height, dual-flush, one-piece toilet includes an integrated bidet, auto-open and close, a heated seat, a foot warmer at its base, and automatic flush, among other features. The toilet comes with a touchscreen remote.

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Sep 14, 2017
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