A high-efficiency toilet is one that reduces the amount of water consumed when flushing and that prevents more waste matter from flowing into septic tanks and sewer treatment plants. High-efficiency toilets allow homeowners to save money on their water and energy bills.Continue Reading
High-efficiency toilets come in three categories: single-flush, dual-flush and pressure-assist. Single-flush toilets use 1.6 gallons per flush. Dual-flushing provides two flushing mechanisms, one option that uses 1.6 gallons of water in a flush, and another option that consumes water at half that volume.
The third category uses 1 gallon per flush and relies on pressure-assist technology, a pressure tank that is fixed in the toilet tank and channels high-energy air and pressure to flush out waste and clean the bowl. This type of toilet is normally found in commercial buildings and hotels, but residents can install them.Learn more about Furniture