Aerco Product Solutions Manager Andrew Macaluso with the AM Series boiler CONTRACTOR magazine photo

Aerco Product Solutions Manager Andrew Macaluso with the AM Series boiler.

Urinal manufacturers take aim at back-splash at Greenbuild

The Omni-Flo urinal’s asymmetric back wall is designed to minimize splashing. Kohler Co. brought the Steward Hybrid high-efficiency 1-pint urinal to Greenbuild. Aerco displayed its AM Series boiler and/or water heater that starts at 399,000 Btuh. BuildingIQ showed a commercial building energy optimization system that works as an overlay on anybody else’s BAS. Thermal storage is alive and well and at the Calmac booth. An Australian outfit called Nexus eWater showed an interesting graywater/water heating system.

PHILADELPHIA — Urinal manufacturers have evidently gotten the message about back-splatter. During a recent episode of Saturday Night Live in the Weekend Update segment, anchor Seth Meyers noted that researchers at Brigham Young University were trying to figure out a way to minimize splashing when using the urinal. “ ‘Hurry up,’ said men in khakis,” Meyers said. Zurn, Sloan and Kohler all introduced urinals at the Greenbuild Expo here.

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