Gallery: Breakthrough Stealth Toilet Cuts Water Use Nearly in Half

 

Toilet technology is one of the most underappreciated yet important aspects of green building. Niagara Conservation‘s revolutionary Stealth Toilet features a vacuum assist that steeply reduces the water it takes to do your business – it uses only 0.8 gallons per flush compared to the EPA maximum of 1.6 gallons. There are many engineers who spend sleepless nights conjuring a better way to make a toilet flush, and in this case the design secret is an air bubble. Hit the jump to learn how it works and see the most realistic toilet test permissible for a G-rated audience.

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  1. New York City to Get Du... October 13, 2010 at 5:05 pm

    […] The city plans on installing the Dual-Option Siphonic Dual Flush Toilet in all new city buildings, and according the above video, the toilet can, swallow everything from 56 chicken nuggets to a pound of orange peels to even five large hot dogs with just a standard 1.6 gallon flush. […]

  2. anaxarxes July 23, 2010 at 2:32 am

    Emily

    Here is contact information of VitrA-USA. You can make a request for a list of retailers from them.

    VitrA USA
    305 Shawnee North Drive Suite 600
    Suwanee, GA 30024 USA
    Phone : +1 770-904-6830
    Toll Free : 1-877-65-VitrA
    Fax : +1 770-904-6891

  3. Andrew Michler July 9, 2010 at 2:57 pm

    Emily,
    You can request a list of retailers directly from Niagara Conservation- Info@niagaraconservation.com

  4. Emily Rose July 6, 2010 at 5:31 pm

    Hi Can – I’m interested in both the Niagara and VitrA models. Can you tell me where I can learn more about the .7 toilet? Also, is it available in the US? Thanks!

  5. anaxarxes June 9, 2010 at 6:29 am

    Hello Andrew,

    Thanks fpr posing this. This is a great products.

    I’m working for VitrA, a Turkish Ceramic Sanitary Products Company owned by Eczacibasi Holding. We currently produce the most efficient toilet in the world with only 2,5lt (0,7gpf) of water usage/flush. I would like to tell you about our Blue Life philosophy, which I’m sure you’ll be interested in:

    http://depo.vitra.com.tr/vitra_tr/pdf/KataloglarVeFiyatListeleri/Kataloglar/2010/BlueLife.pdf

    – Can Ozgun Canbazoglu

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