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Product Extra: In the Bath
Briggs Industries. Responding to a consumer demand for toilets that save water without compromising flush performance, the maker introduces the M128 High Efficiency Toilet with Turbo 3 flush valve. Using just 1.28 gallons per flush, the toilet's one-flush performance removes more than twice as much waste as required by WaterSense, the maker says. Available in round, elongated, and ComfortFit styles, the M128 features a 3-inch flush valve and fully glazed trapway for quick and quiet flushing. 800.888.4458. www.theconserver.com.
Foremost. Soma premium bath vanities feature solid wood construction, including dovetailed solid wood drawer boxes, and concealed undermount glides with soft close. All designs, including the Mendheim vanity (shown), combines classic and contemporary styles with soft curves and sleek lines, to create attractive and practical pieces. Most Soma painted or stained surfaces are treated with Microban antimicrobial protection to inhibit the growth of odor- and stain-causing bacteria. Sixteen Soma collections are available to complement any bathroom design. www.somabyforemost.com.
Mansfield Plumbing. Eight new affordable air baths have been added to the Builder Series Pro-Fit line, which already includes whirlpool and soaker tubs. Tubs in the Pro-Fit Air collection feature a single-speed blower and heating element that creates streams of massaging bubbles via 46 to 58 strategically positioned air channels. The design includes a timer that automatically blows the channels clear of residue 20 minutes after the bath is turned off. 877.850.3060. www.mansfieldplumbing.com.
Orbit. A new series of Energy Star-qualified and Title 24-compliant ventilation fans, fanlights, and bath fan/heaters is available from the manufacturer. The collectio includes nearly 20 models ranging from super-quiet Deluxe fans and fanlights to economy units. All of the models are HVI certified and UL and CUL listed. Deluxe and Economy models offer two 18-watt fluorescent lamps, dual fan and fanlight wiring, and termination dampers to prevent cold air infiltration. Higher-end models also feature heavy-duty steel housing coated with rust-proof paint, and isolation mounting brakcets that span up to 24 inches. Economy and Standard Series models are constructed of heavy-duty galvanized steel with mounting tabs for easy installation, and permanently lubricated motors include a plug for quick activation. 800.906.7248. www.orbitelectric.com.
Porcher. The Porcher Bathroom Furniture Collection now includes Lutezia, L'Expression, and Savina (shown) designs, as well as updated classic signature lines. All of the furniture is made in the United States from premium hardwood construction, select veneers, and solid wood feet and detailing, all of which are designed to resist moisture and warping. A hand-applied seven-step finishing process includes two polyurethane topcoats to further ensure moisture resistance and durability. High-pressure laminate interiors prevents damage from stored cleaners and toiletries, and coordinates with exterior veneers for a seamless look. Choose from a variety of countertop and sink options, and unique hardware. 800.359.3261. www.porcher-us.com.
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