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Efficient Water Tips in the Workplace From Moen


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There is more pressure being placed on businesses to start using more energy efficient products than ever before. Workplace bathrooms can be very wasteful with regard to water consimption. The challenge for many businesses is finding product they can rely on to be more environmentally friendly while doing a great job the same time. Another important factor to consider is cost and durability. Moen is well known for their residential bathroom products, but it is also a great source for environmentally friendly products in the workplace bathroom.

Solutions for the Workplace Bathroom

Moen, a leader in hands-free flush valve technology, has a complete line of easy-to-operate FreeHand™ sensor-operated flush valves. These valves provide energy savings by using an infrared sensor beam to activate a flush cycle when a user is in range, ensuring efficient water use and the ultimate in sanitary protection. By reducing the nummber of points of physical contact in the workplace bathroom, there is a reduced risk of the spread of germs.

FreeHand flush valves are available in a variety of efficient options, including battery-powered flush valves that utilize standard lead-free AA Alkaline batteries, or low-powered AC adapters. For added convenience, cost savings and water conservation, Moen offers retrofit flush-valve kits, designed to easily convert most manufacturers’ manual flush valves using existing connections.

Special Features of Moen's Flush Valves

• Solid brass chrome-plated construction
• Advanced electronics to limit false sensing
• Chemical-resistant piston flush mechanism
• 24-hour sentinel flush
• Self-cleaning filter system
• Range of operating pressures from 10 to 120 PSI
• Manual override button which requires no power to activate so that the system is always operational
• Self-lubricating silicone seals to prevent leaks, clogs and run-ons
• Slow-closing solenoid to prevent water hammer and hard close
• Easy installation with adjustable left or right rough-in

Additionally, each FreeHand flush valve is equipped with vandal-resistant stop valves and meets all ADA-compliance requirements.

Available for closets or urinals, the flush valves provide years of dependable service while aiding in water conservation and cost savings.

Warranty Information regarding Moen's Flush Valves

All FreeHand flush valves have a five-year warranty against material or manufacturing defects. In addition, should there be a need for replacement parts, Moen Canada products are distributed nationwide for easy accessibility.

For pricing and selection, please see Moen's commercial lavatory page .

Moen also offers a great selection of energy efficient products for residential bathrooms .


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