K/BIS Expo 2006

Julien presents its Vintage Series, a traditional sink with contemporary design. It features a smooth, rounded shape for a subtle, strong appearance. It is offered exclusively as an undermount.

Panasonic WhisperGreen Ventilation Fans boast 30 to 40 percent higher energy efficiency as well as variable speed control and delay off timer. These fans can run at a low 30 to 70 cfm until the fan is turned on and then boost up to 80 cfm when the fan is switched on or activated by the sensor.

MTI Whirlpool’s new Teak Shower Tray is designed to soften the look of the shower floor. It is crafted of Burmese teak and fits in all MTI shower bases. Teak is one of the few woods that includes natural oil to retard water and keep it from warping, cracking or becoming brittle.

Danze introduces its Sirius Collection, designed to represent modern art. It is available in both single- and two-handle lavatory models, and accompanied by a full suite of tub/shower, custom shower and Roman tub fixtures.

Bear Creek Glass introduces its hand-blown glass tiles that match its sinks or as stand-out design elements on their own. The tiles can also be used as a backsplash or accent tiles and are available in cobalt, ruby, amber, ice blue, pink and ivory. Other options include beveled edges, tortoise shell, luster patterns and gold leaf designs.

Fish n Flush from Aqua One Technologies is a two-piece aquarium toilet tank for the bathroom. It fits most two-piece toilets and turns the bathroom into the center of attention. The aquarium piece can be easily removed for cleaning without obstructing the toilet from working.

The Vintage kitchen faucet from Graff is designed to bring the era of a traditional farmhouse to the kitchen. It features a lever handle on top, a long swooping spout and vegetable sprayer.

The new 5112T console lavatory from Decolav includes open shelves and two movable drawers. It measures 41 3/4 in. wide by 21 5/8 in. deep by 36 in. tall, making it compact enough to fit in snug spaces.

Samsung Staron introduces its Quartz product line to its Surfaces Collection. It resembles the look of natural stone but is easier for care and maintenance. It doesn’t require routine sealing and is available in 14 colors.

Ultra Silent humidity sensing fans from Broan control excess humidity and moisture. Fans detect an increase in humidity at the ceiling making it effective at protecting bathrooms from mold and mildew.

The new Alsons brand IN2ITION hand shower/shower head shower system delivers a new level of comfort, convenience and versatility. The ergonomically designed IN2ITION combines a traditional hand-held shower with five spray settings, and a fixed shower head with an extra-wide spray. The unique 2-in-1 system gives consumers the option to use either the hand-held shower or shower head separately or together for a full-body shower experience. The IN2ITION features a three-way diverter redirecting water from the fixed shower head to the hand-held, or both at one time. It also has five spray functions, including three massage options and an aerated champagne spray. The ergonomic, soft grip handle and dial allow for maximum comfort.

Brizo introduced the Pascal Culinary Faucet with Smart Technology. Combining hands-free and touch control technology, users can activate water flow by either “tapping” the faucet or using the hands-free option. Pascal’s water temperature and flow are set by the faucet’s single-handle manual valve. Water is delivered at the same setting each time when the hands-free, touch, or pull-down settings are activated. Water flow can also activate when the user grasps the faucet’s handle, a function similar to existing faucets.

Bosch now provides another option to its line of coffee products with the new Built-in Benvenuto Gourmet Coffee Machine. Perfect for consumers seeking that built-in look, Benvenuto integrates seamlessly into any style of kitchen cabinetry and saves counter space. The Benvenuto features the Aromaswirl System that regulates temperature control and brewing.

Cadet 3 is the newest generation of American Standard’s Cadet Series. On Cadet 3, EverClean, a silver-based double coat glaze that repels dirt by reducing adhesion of mineral deposits, is applied on all exposed surfaces, not just in the bowl. Gravity-fed like its predecessors, Cadet 3 uses an oversized chemical-resistant flapper in American Standard’s newest flushing system called Flush Right. The 3-in. flush valve, combined with a direct-fed jet, delivers a powerful water flow for exceptional flush performance.

ShowHouse, the luxury brand of faucets and bath accessories from Moen, announces its latest advancement in customizable shower environments — the ExactTemp 3/4-in. Thermostatic valve. The valve enables the preferred water temperature to be “dialed” on demand with pinpoint accuracy; then, individual control levers are turned on to deliver water to all or to any of the desired components. The valve is 33 percent larger than the standard 1/2-in. valve and can deliver up to 16 gal. of water per minute to vertical spa shower components for optimum flow.

Oliveri Sinks offers simple, classic styling to enhance the minimalist design of today’s contemporary kitchens. The Titan Basin of this Model 890U is an undermount with the rim semi-concealed and measures 28 by 16 by 10 in. This double-capacity single basin can easily accommodate the largest roasting pans or cookie sheets. The 890U is shown with the included Stainless Steel Basin Protector.

LG Electronics introduces an entirely new concept of clothing care by incorporating steam technology into the wash cycle, resulting in reduced water usage and increased energy savings. The SteamWasher also features a unique SteamFresh Cycle which uses the power of steam to reduce wrinkles and odors from clothing without the use of water or detergent.

The new stainless steel tank for In-Sink-Erator Instant Hot Water Dispensers features a 750-watt heater that delivers up to 60 cups of near-boiling 200 F water per hour with an easy-to-adjust temperature located on the outside of tank. The stainless steel tank features a three-year in-home parts and labor service warranty for customer convenience that, when installed by a certified Pro Circle plumber, can be extended to five years, matching that of the In-Sink-Erator Series 1100 Instant Hot Water Dispenser.

MNG Designer Hardware’s Vine Collection of pulls, including their new oversize pulls, and coordinating round knobs are designed to be a natural complement to appliances, cabinets and doors. The Vine Collection is available in select sizes and finishes including: satin brass antique, satin silver antique, satin nickel antique and oil-rubbed bronze.

Sonia introduces its Nouveau Collection of bathroom vanities and storage solutions. It includes vanity storage space with sliding or tilt-up mirrors, customized cabinetry and matching accessories. It features freestanding vanities with either single or double sink configurations.

Symmons announces the launch of a new collection of bathroom fittings for the home. Originally designed for world-class luxury resorts, the Elements line features exclusive designs from renowned architects and designers. Included in this collection are faucets and shower fittings.