Innovative Spectra+ Shower Collection Presents First-to-Market Touch Technology for Custom Control

Jan 9, 2018


ORLANDO, KITCHEN & BATH INDUSTRY SHOW (January 9, 2018) ― Delivering total control over the showering experience, the new Spectra+ collection offers a comprehensive range of products for savvy homeowners to customize their shower space, all from American Standard, part of the LIXIL corporation. Ranging from convenient hand showers to fixed showerheads, the Spectra+ collection empowers the user with flexible choices to suit individualized preferences for all ages and mobility levels in the home.

Technologically Advanced Solutions
Employing first-to-market technology, the Spectra+Touch showerhead changes spray patterns with a simple touch on the outside ring of the showerhead, making it easy to customize the shower experience, even with wet hands. This pioneering showerhead delivers a luxurious experience with an oversized, multi-function 7-inch showerhead that offers a choice of four 4 spray patterns.

Taking advanced touch technology one step further, the Spectra+ eTouch showerhead includes a remote control to mount on any shower surface, providing a stylish, ergonomically designed solution for users who have difficulty reaching the showerhead due to age, height or mobility restrictions. The Spectra+ eTouch offers users the option of using the showerhead or the remote to enjoy convenient, one-touch operation for change in spray patterns. Both the showerhead and remote are powered by easily accessible batteries in the units.

Innovative, Two-In-One Shower System
The Spectra+ Duo model combines a 9 ½-inch fixed showerhead and 5-inch multi-function hand shower all in one sleek fixture. Designed to deliver a drenching experience through a superior width of water coverage across the user’s body, the Spectra+ Duo shower system offers the widest spray coverage of any two-in-one showerhead on the market. This functional design allows homeowners to enjoy two convenient showering options without breaking any wall tile for remodeling.

Several brand exclusive technologies provide reliable operation and ease-of-use. The DivertPaddle, conveniently located on the front of the fixed shower head unit, makes it simple to switch from the combined spray to hand shower only. The Spectra+ Duo’s Dock-Tite feature incorporates a strong magnet to easily and securely dock the hand shower to the showerhead. 

Versatile Showering Options
Created to provide a comprehensive selection of showerheads and hand shower options, the Spectra+ collection offers three additional high-performance showering products:

Spectacular Sprays with Water Efficiency
All multifunction Spectra+ showerheads and hand showers feature four customized spray styles from five luxurious choices, depending on model: Drench, Sensitive, Jet, Massage and PowerWash. They are offered in a standard 2.5 gallons per minute (gpm) model or a WaterSense-certified 1.8 gpm option and feature easy-to-clean spray nozzles to reduce maintenance.

The Spectra+ collection is available in a choice of four popular finishes: polished chrome, polished nickel, legacy bronze and brushed nickel. It complements the American Standard Serin line of bathroom sink faucets, which exhibits the sleek design lines showcased by the Spectra+ assortment.

The Spectra+ shower range is available at kitchen and bath showrooms nationwide. List prices range from $79 to $279.

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Nora DePalma, O’Reilly DePalma
For LIXIL Americas - American Standard, DXV, GROHE
(770) 772-4726 

American Standard makes life healthier, safer and more beautiful at home, at work and in our communities. For more than 140 years, the brand has innovated and created products that improve daily living in and around the bathroom and kitchen for residential and commercial customers. It has been recognized with more than 35 product innovation and design awards in the past five years. American Standard is part of LIXIL, a global leader in housing and building materials products and services. Learn more at, or follow us at,,,,
LIXIL is a global leader in the housing and building industry. Our unique portfolio spans everything from technologies that revolutionize how we interact with water in our daily lives, to a full lineup of products and services for housing and major architectural projects. Delivering core strengths in water, kitchen, housing, and building technologies, our brands including LIXIL, American Standard, GROHE, DXV, INAX, and Permasteelisa are leaders in the industries and regions in which they operate. LIXIL operates in more than 150 countries and employs more than 70,000 people, bringing together function, quality, and design to make people’s lives better and more delightful – wherever they are. 

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Dock-Tite® and PowerWash® are registered trademarks of AS America, Inc.
DivertPaddle™, Spectra+ Duo™, Spectra+ eTouch™, Spectra+ Handheld™, Spectra+ Touch™, Spectra+ Rain™ and Spectra+ Fixed™ are trademarks of AS America, Inc.
WaterSense® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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