Niagara Conservation plans to expand its successful line of ultra-high-efficiency toilets and pioneering utility programs by investing in a new toilet manufacturing plant in Kokomo, IN, and increasing the size and scope of its Niagara Green City™ program. By 2015, the majority of Niagara’s ultra-high-efficiency toilets (UHET®) will be “Made in the U.S.A.” and manufactured at the newly refurbished Kokomo plant.
“For nearly 40 years, Niagara has been a family-owned, forward-thinking company on the cutting-edge of water conservation,”
At the new plant in Kokomo, Niagara Conservation plans to manufacture a wide range of UHET toilets, such as the company’s Stealth® line. The Stealth is the world’s lowest single flush toilet at 0.8 gallons per flush (GPF), while the Stealth Dual Flush offers users the option of a flush utilizing half the normal amount of water at 0.5 GPF or a full flush at 0.95 GPF.
Both toilets meet EPA WaterSense® criteria and can save an average of 40,000 gallons of water annually when retrofitted with other bathroom fixtures. Also being produced at the new facility will be Niagara’s EcoLogic™ Flapperless® toilet, which saves water and eliminates the need to replace flappers, chains and levers making this toilet virtually maintenance-
Furthermore, Niagara plans to expand its new Green City program, introducing new markets and partners in 2014 and beyond. Niagara Green City is a turnkey program for utilities, multi-family dwellings, hotels and single family homeowners, where they are provided with the opportunity to upgrade their homes and/or businesses with the Niagara’s high-efficiency Stealth System without the burden of upfront costs.
Designed to reduce water usage and utility bills, the Stealth System is composed of the UHET Stealth toilet, a high-efficiency showerhead and three low-flow faucet aerators. If 25,000 homes were retrofitted with Niagara Conservation’
About Niagara Conservation
With a history of more than 35 years of quality and innovation, Niagara Conservation has earned a reputation as a premier manufacturer of high-efficiency water and energy conservation products. Niagara is a leading developer of conservation solutions for plumbing professionals, wholesalers, utility companies, hospitality and multi-family business owners, government leaders, energy management officials and environmentally conscious consumers. Founder and President William Cutler established Niagara in 1977, and the company is still family owned and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, with satellite offices around the world.
In 2013, Niagara Conservation was named the WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its focused efforts on encouraging water efficiency and promoting the EPA’s WaterSense label throughout the USA. The WaterSense label is awarded to products that are least 20 percent more efficient than their counterparts without sacrificing performance.
For more information about Stealth toilets and Niagara’s other water conservation solutions, visit www.NiagaraConservation.com, or call 800-831-8383. For media inquiries, contact Maureen Brennan at 312-946-6075.