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Washrooms fit for a king!
Propelair, the UK toilet manufacturer that has revolutionised toilet flushing with a system using air and only 1.5 litres of water, is celebrating the start of its third year with a string of major installations and a busy order book for 2016 - including such iconic buildings as The Lyceum Theatre - now showing The Lion King.
The technology has already been adopted by a number of local authorities, and its many benefits are being recognised by the education sector too, with a recent installation at Cardiff University.
The Propelair system operates using displaced air and a fraction of the water used by most conventional toilets which in the UK average nine litres per flush. It eliminates bacteria spreading around the washroom when flushing and provides what is thought to be the most hygienic and effective toilet flush available anywhere in the world.
Workplace washrooms can consume up to 90% of the water used in commercial buildings. Propelair cuts usage on each flush by an average of 84%.
For leak-proof operation, water is delivered through a siphon. Maintenance is minimised because the bowl has no rim for germs to hide and the seat is a new design to prevent it moving on its pins. Propelair toilets can be installed easily as a replacement unit or in new build projects.
Less energy is required for water and waste processing, so the toilet's carbon footprint is reduced by approximately 80%. Propelair also reduces commercial water and sewage bills by up to 60%. Flushing takes three seconds and the toilet is ready to re-flush in 20 seconds - not the normal couple of minutes.
Propelair has all the relevant approvals and reaches the highest performance rating under BREEAM's* water efficiency guidelines. It exceeds environmental planning legislation such as Part G of the Building Regulations Code for Sustainable Homes. It has the BSI Kitemark, WRAS** and ISO9001 globally recognised standards.
To make life easy for environmentally friendly organisations, Propelair has a finance scheme whereby the toilets can be paid for out of the water savings, so any site can have this exciting product immediately for no extra cost.
Propelair is the forward-thinking, caring person's toilet. It greatly reduces use of energy, minimises maintenance, slashes water and sewage bills, provides staff with toilets that eliminate the spread of airborne bacteria and shows the world that yours is a caring organisation.
Image: Who said washrooms were boring? - 'Sea' the difference - a Propelair system installed in one of the Rentokil Initial office washrooms.
*BREEAM is the world's leading sustainability assessment for managing projects, infrastructure and buildings
**WRAS is the Water Regulatory Advisory Scheme
7th January 2016