Health, conservation, and financial savings: an overview of touchless fixtures

As the need for environmental conservation and community health and safety continue to grow, touchless fixtures have become increasingly popular in communal workplaces and public facilities. A touchless device uses motion-sensing technology to initiate an action such as a toilet flush, water stream, or hot airflow for hand drying.

Most touchless plumbing models, especially high-grade ones, seldom experience issues with leaks. If you wish to reduce the upkeep your business or home requires, think about making the switch to hands-free plumbing fixtures. Aside from their low-maintenance needs, touchless appliances are easy to use for children, the elderly, and individuals with impaired motor skills. Despite the relatively low cost of installing a touch-free faucet or toilet flushing valve, upgrades in a home can increase property value.

You may be considering installing touchless plumbing or sanitation fixtures in your kitchen and bathroom, office or work building, but are unsure if the benefits outweigh the costs.

In this article, we will cover three reasons to install touch-free fixtures in your home or business.

Promote sanitation and prevent the spread of germs in common areas

Now more than ever before, people are concerned with reducing the spread of potentially harmful viruses and bacteria. Public health is at the forefront of most people’s concerns and making an effort to decrease contact is important for your loved ones or customer’s sense of comfort and safety. Touchless features in bathrooms such as automatic hand dryers and toilet flushers, or motion-activated soap dispensers, and hand sanitizers, reduce the need to touch surfaces. Aside from promoting the feeling of safety among users, touch-free sanitizers and soap dispensers have been found to be used significantly more by people than their manual counterparts. Additionally, touch-free fixtures can always deliver a standardized dose of hand soap or sanitizer, ensuring that correct amounts of cleansing agents are properly utilized. Reducing exposure and spread of contaminants is possible when people feel safe using touchless sanitization devices.

Best practices for businesses to work from home

According to the Environmental protection Agency, bathrooms use the most water in the home, contributing to more than 50 percent of all indoor water usage. It has also been calculated that every time a person washes their hands, they are using around 2.2 gallons of water per minute. A hands-free faucet will turn off automatically and could conceivably conserve a large amount of water. On both a personal and corporate level, it is important to practice environmental responsibility. A great start to becoming more ecologically conscious would be to reduce the use of an already scarce resource such as water.

Touchless plumbing features can save you money

Touchless faucets that turn water on when a person positions their hands underneath the spout have been reported to save money on water costs. With this process, there is not a possibility to leave the water running while lathering hands or brushing teeth. These faucets only deliver water when a user waves their hands underneath them, resulting in less water used. Water costs can add up when customers or office workers leave sinks dripping, or children run water for long time frames at home while brushing teeth. Luckily, when you install high-quality touchless faucets, you could witness savings of 32- to 54% on their water bill as a result of more efficient water usage.

Now that you have read about the benefits of installing touchless plumbing or sanitation features in your home or business, you may be interested in researching products. We encourage you to review Competitive Choice’s Touchless Catalog. We are proud to provide a wide range of high-quality touchless products from flush valves and faucets, to hand dryers and sanitizers.