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12/20/2011

Lowe's Introduces New Faucets with Hassle-Free Installation and Performance that Lasts a Lifetime

Bath Faucets and Select Kitchen Faucets from American Standard with Simple No-Tools Installation System, Save Water without Sacrificing Performance, Now Available at Lowe's

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (December 20, 2011) — More than two dozen new stylish, high-performing bathroom faucets and select kitchen faucets featuring industry-leading technology from American Standard are now available at Lowe’s stores nationwide.

American Standard® water-saving fixtures offer homeowners and remodelers a variety of today’s most popular features, including drip-free ceramic disc valves and the exclusive No-Tools Speed Connect® System, in the widest array of styles and profiles in the industry.

Engineered for fast and easy installation, American Standard bathroom and kitchen faucets have innovative Speed Connect nuts that can be hand-tightened without tools.

The Speed Connect hoses on the widespread bathroom faucets easily snap together for a secure water-tight connection, while pre-assembled Speed Connect drains on bathroom faucets have only four parts, instead of up to 14. For installation, simply hand-connect and tighten the flexible pop-up cable to the drain. Speed Connect drains on bathroom faucets never get out of alignment and never need adjusting.

Water Savings without the Sacrifice

All American Standard bathroom faucets incorporate pressure-compensating aerators that provide 32 percent water savings over standard models and are WaterSense®-certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ensuring water savings without sacrificing performance. According to EPA estimates, the average U.S. household can save over 500 gallons of water annually by installing WaterSense-certified faucets.

Style That Works Better

American Standard kitchen and bathroom faucets marry top performance with innovative style that simplifies everyday tasks such as washing hands, rinsing pasta, or filling pots. With a wide range of style choices, it’s easy to find a faucet to match the décor of just about any kitchen.

Meanwhile, lavatory faucets are created to complement design-matched tub fillers and bath/showers systems. Available finishes include polished chrome, satin nickel, stainless steel, and estate bronze, depending on faucet style.

Like all American Standard faucets, these kitchen and bathroom fixtures are worry-free, drip-free and built to last. Every faucet is covered by a limited lifetime warranty on both function and finish. For more information, visit www.americanstandard.com   or  www.lowes.com.

ABOUT AMERICAN STANDARD BRANDS

American Standard Brands is a leading North American manufacturer of a wide range of high-quality building products, including faucets, fixtures, furniture, vitreous china fixtures, cast iron sinks, whirlpool tubs and other wellness products for the bath and kitchen as well as decorative panels. The company currently offers total project solutions for residential and commercial customers; employs more than 5,000 people in the United States, Canada and Mexico; and markets products under well known and respected brands, such as American Standard®, Jado®, Porcher®, Safety Tubs®, Crane®, Eljer®, Fiat® and Decorative Panels International®. American Standard Brands is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners. The company is online at www.americanstandard.com, on Twitter at twitter.com/amercanstandardand on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AmericanStandardPlumbing.

                                                                                           

WaterSense® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

 

 

 

 

 

 

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American Standard SpeedConnect drains come preassembled, with only four parts and a drain that never needs adjusting. Ordinary drains have as many as 14 parts, making installation more difficult.
American Standard SpeedConnect drains come preassembled, with only four parts and a drain that never needs adjusting. Ordinary drains have as many as 14 parts, making installation more difficult.
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All American Standard bathroom faucets carried at Lowe's, including the Harrison pictured here, are WaterSense-certified, providing 32 percent water savings over standard models.
All American Standard bathroom faucets carried at Lowe's, including the Harrison pictured here, are WaterSense-certified, providing 32 percent water savings over standard models.
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The Emory widespread bathroom faucet from American Standard, now available at Lowes, is available in a classic estate bronze finish that is perfectly suited for traditionally-styled bathrooms.
The Emory widespread bathroom faucet from American Standard, now available at Lowes, is available in a classic estate bronze finish that is perfectly suited for traditionally-styled bathrooms.
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This ADA-compliant Covina dual control centerset bathroom faucet from American Standard provides a lifetime of drip-free, maintenance-free performance, all while achieving WaterSense-certification for optimum water efficiency.
This ADA-compliant Covina dual control centerset bathroom faucet from American Standard provides a lifetime of drip-free, maintenance-free performance, all while achieving WaterSense-certification for optimum water efficiency.
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The Wesley dual control kitchen faucet from American Standard, now sold in Lowe’s stores nationwide, features the innovative Speed Connect Installation System, including nuts that can be easily hand tightened without special tools.
The Wesley dual control kitchen faucet from American Standard, now sold in Lowe’s stores nationwide, features the innovative Speed Connect Installation System, including nuts that can be easily hand tightened without special tools.
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Now sold in Lowe's stores nationwide, the Blake single control pull-out kitchen faucet, with a convenient soap dispenser, features washerless, ceramic disc valves for a lifetime of water-saving, drip-free performance.
Now sold in Lowe's stores nationwide, the Blake single control pull-out kitchen faucet, with a convenient soap dispenser, features washerless, ceramic disc valves for a lifetime of water-saving, drip-free performance.
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All American Standard bathroom faucets carried at Lowes, including the Harrison pictured here, includes a pre-assembled Speed Connect drain that makes bath faucet installation easier.
All American Standard bathroom faucets carried at Lowes, including the Harrison pictured here, includes a pre-assembled Speed Connect drain that makes bath faucet installation easier.
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American Standard offers performance and style for the entire bathroom at Lowes with a selection of faucets, sinks, toilets, tubs and showers.
American Standard offers performance and style for the entire bathroom at Lowes with a selection of faucets, sinks, toilets, tubs and showers.
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The Olvera single-control, pull-down kitchen faucet from American Standard, now available at Lowe’s, features a three-function spray head that can change from stream to spray to even pausing the water flow, all with a single touch.
The Olvera single-control, pull-down kitchen faucet from American Standard, now available at Lowe’s, features a three-function spray head that can change from stream to spray to even pausing the water flow, all with a single touch.
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