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11/11/2009

Yorkville™ Pressure Assisted Two-Piece Toilets Deliver Superior Flushing Performance

PHOENIX, AZ, GREENBUILD EXPO (November 11, 2009) — American Standard unveils the new redesigned Yorkville™ Pressure Assisted Two-Piece Toilets, the latest in a long line of high performing toilets that continue to achieve the top ratings in independent lab tests for bulk waste removal.

Equipped with pressure-assisted siphon jet flush action and a fully-glazed 2 1/8” trapway, the Yorkville toilets deliver high performance and fewer clogs, removing as much as 1,000 grams of bulk waste from the bowl with each flush.

The Yorkville FloWise® Elongated model is a high-efficiency, ultra-low consumption toilet that uses only 1.1 gallons per flush (gpf), making it WaterSense®-certified for saving 30 percent more water on each flush than standard toilets. The Yorkville is also offered in standard 1.6 gpf versions. Both versions are offered with elongated and elongated Right Height® bowls, which meet ADA requirements for accessibility.

In addition to its notable performance record, the Yorkville Pressure Assisted toilets are distinguished by their soft lines and rounded curves, a classic styling that makes them suitable for any décor. Their permanent EverClean® surface inhibits the growth of stain and odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew, making them both easier to clean, and enabling them to stay clean longer.

All three models have a metal chrome trip lever and are available in white, linen, bone, silver and black. List prices for the models in white range from $640 to $814.
For more information on Yorkville Pressure Assisted Toilets and other American Standard products, visit www.americanstandard.com or call (800) 899-2614.


ABOUT AMERICAN STANDARD BRANDS
American Standard Brands is a leading North American manufacturer of a wide range of high quality kitchen and bath products including faucets, fixtures, furniture, vitreous china fixtures, cast iron sinks, whirlpool tubs and other related products. The company currently serves both the residential and commercial markets, employs more than 6,000 people in the U.S., Canada and Mexico and markets products under the American Standard®, Crane®, Eljer®, Porcher®, Jado® and Fiat® brands. American Standard Brands is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners with a minority interest held by Bain Capital Partners, Inc.

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The American Standard Yorkville® FloWise® Pressure Assisted Elongated Two-Piece Toilet is a high-efficiency model with ultra-low water consumption of 1.1 gallons per flush.
The American Standard Yorkville® FloWise® Pressure Assisted Elongated Two-Piece Toilet is a high-efficiency model with ultra-low water consumption of 1.1 gallons per flush.
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