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Kohler invited to exhibit at MoMA in New York – Reinventing the Toilet

Kohler will once again feature in an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York.  Uneven Growth – Tactical Urbanisms for  Expanding Megacities will be staged from November 22, 2014 to May 10, 2015 and will be accompanied by a publication showcasing the exhibition projects and essays by leading urban and architectural scholars.

With a global population expected to be around 8 billion by 2030 the exhibition is a collaboration of six interdisciplinary

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Kohler assists in global ‘Reinvent the toilet’ Challenge

With 2.5 billion people unable to access safe sanitation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the ‘Reinvent the Toilet Challenge’ inviting researchers to harness the latest technology to create a cheap, safe and hygienic waterless toilet.

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) took out the top prize ($100,000 in addition to the original $400,000) for a mobile restroom equipped with a freestanding, self-contained wastewater treatment system, powered by the sun, that generates both hydrogen and electricity.

Kohler’s involvement in…

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Toilets key to significant water savings

Toilets account for about 20 per cent of Australia’s water usage, with each one having on average 12 flushes a day!**  Government sources say that new generation toilets and urinals will account for 23 per cent of the country’s water savings by 2015*.

Leading the charge in water saving technology and streamlined, organic design is global bathroom brand, Kohler.  Investing heavily in research and development, the brand has four designs featuring the country’s highest level of water efficiency (4 star WELS) together…

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Kohler Wins Environmental Award – For the Third Time!

America’s Environmental Protection Agency has awarded Kohler the 2012 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year award for its outstanding efforts in consumer education in water conservation.

In making the award the EPA cited Kohler’s role in the bold and humorous ‘Wasting Water is Weird’ public service announcement campaign; the introduction of the company’s most advanced toilet – Numi;  and the doubling of its water-efficient showerheads as exceptional efforts in helping protect the future of the…

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Reve – the Dream Bath

Using a 139-year heritage in metal working techniques, Kohler’s skilled artisans have
created an enamelled cast iron freestanding bath that melds traditional metal casting techniques with today’s streamlined architectural design.

While a definite nod to vintage materials and handcrafts, it is a very sleek, modernist design with geometric faceted lines, wider back ledge for generous storage of bathing products and elevated plinth to increase the architectural statement of the piece.

Measuring 1700mm x 800mm the Reve gives a deeply luxurious…

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Fast Facts – Water Saving

What’s one of the easiest ways to save water?

Install a water efficient, three star toilet.  They currently account for about 20 per cent of our water usage, with conventional single flush toilets using a massive 12 litres per flush!*

Kohler has invested heavily in developing new technology and sophisticated design to make toilets more efficient, use less water and look more beautiful!  There are now five Kohler designs that have the maximum four star WELS…

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