Learn about Low-Flow Bathroom Faucet
Also called low-flow lavatory faucets, these faucets meet the U.S. EPA Watersense® certification of dispensing a maximum of 5.7 litres per minute (1.5 gallons per minute) water or less.
Look for the WaterSense label to ensure that products have completed a third-party certification process, which includes independant lab testing to ensure adherance to EPA criteria.
Installing a WaterSense labeled faucet, on average will save a household more than 1890 Litres (500 gallons) a year. These water savings will reduce demands on water heaters, translating into energy savings.
Low-flow bathroom can reduce water consumption by up to 30% compared to standard models. Using less hot water also saves energy used to heat the water!
If every house in the U.S. installed WaterSense labeled bathroom sink faucets, more than 220 billion litres of water could be saved annually!